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Can you name the famous Scandinavians described below?

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

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