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Can you name the famous Scandinavians described below?

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

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