Famous Scandinavians

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Can you name the famous Scandinavians described below?

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Modern Norwegian explorer known for his Kon-Tiki Expedition
Swedish tennis player, former world No. 1
Professional, Swedish, female golfer
Norwegian explorer, scientist, and diplomat famous for his arctic expeditions
Danish scientist that discovered that electric currents induce magnetic fields
19th century opera singer, 'Swedish Nightingale'
Creators of Skype
Norwegian expressionist painter, The Scream
Father Christmas*
Founder of world's largest furniture shop IKEA
Finnish creator of the Linux operating system
Danish writer, poet and playwright, famous for fairytales like the Little Mermaid
Great Danish physicist, worked with quantum mechanics and Manhattan Project
Finnish racing driver and two-time Formula One World Champion
Norwegian composer and pianist
First European explorer of the New World, 'the Lucky'
Norwegian inventor of the paperclip
Finnish creator of the Moomin books (childern's fantasy series)
Finnish ice hockey player, right winger who currently manages team Finland
Fictional comic-strip Viking
Swedish inventor and scientist, famous for dynamite
Norwegian playwright and poet, famous for A Doll's House
Swedish author of The Wonderful Adventures of Nils
World famous Swedish band, Dancing Queen
Founder of Finnish cellphone company Nokia
World famous, Swedish director, writer and producer for film, stage and television.
Swedish botanist, physician, and zoologist know for Binomial nomenclature
Author of Out of Africa under the pen name Isak Dinesen
Swedish astronomer, famous for his temperature measurement
First person to reach the South Pole
Author of Pippi Longstocking
Fictional Danish prince, enemy of Claudius
Norwegian actress and film director, appeared in Persona
Norwegian football manager and former footballer who played mostly for Manchester United

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