Famous Scandinavians

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Can you name the famous Scandinavians described below?

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

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