Famous Scandinavians

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Can you name the famous Scandinavians described below?

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

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