Famous Scandinavians

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Can you name the famous Scandinavians described below?

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

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