Lasse-Maja
Lars Larsson Molin, alias Lasse-Maja (5 October 1785 – 4 June 1845), was a notorious Swedish criminal who used to disguise himself in women's clothing, which gave him the female sounding nickname Lass...
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Louise Flodin
Louise Charlotta Kristina Flodin, née Söderqvist, (September 17, 1828 – 1923), was a Swedish journalist, typographer, feminist and publisher. She was seen as the first woman in Sweden to be given a ne...
Rosalie Roos
Rosalie Roos, married name Olivecrona (December 9, 1823 – June 4, 1898), was a Swedish feminist activist and writer. She is one of the three great pioneers of the organized women's rights movement in ...
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Bror Cederström
Bror Cederström (1780, Signhildsberg – 25 December 1877, Jönköping, of a stroke) was a Swedish baron and general and Minister of War.
From 1816 to 1822, he headed the Cederströmian Hussar Regiment...
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Pilt Carin Ersdotter
Pilt Carin Ersdotter (1814 - 1885), was a Swedish milkmaid from Djura in Dalarna who became famous for her beauty. She sold milk on the street of Stockholm in 1833-1834, and attracted so much attentio...
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Hans Henric von Essen (1755-1824)
Count Hans Henrik von Essen (September 26, 1755 – June 28, 1824) was a Swedish officer, courtier and statesman.Hans Henrik von Essen was born at Kavlås Castle in Tidaholm Municipality, Västra Götal...
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Gustaf af Wetterstedt
Count Gustaf af Wetterstedt (29 December 1776 - 15 May 1837) was a Swedish statesman. He served as the Prime Minister for Foreign Affairs from 1824 to 1837. In 1811 he was elected into the Swedish Aca...
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Magnus Brahe (1790–1844)
Nils Magnus Brahe (1790–1844), Swedish statesman and soldier. He was and a descendant of Per Brahe and son of Magnus Fredrik Brahe and Ulrika Katarina Koskull. He fought in the War against Napoleon (...
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Hilda Elfving
Hilda Vilhelmina Elfving (8 September 1827 – 8 January 1906) was a Swedish educator. Elfving was born and died in Stockholm. She was the daughter of Johan Isak Elfving, lector at Stockholms gymn...
Emily Nonnen
Emily Nonnen (1812, London, Great Britain - 1905, Gothenburg, Sweden), was a British-Swedish writer, translator and artist.She was the sister of Mary, Charlotte, Ann and Edward Nonnen. She moved to he...
Albert Ranft
Albert Adam Ranft (23 November 1858 – 5 October 1938) was a Swedish theatre director and actor. Ranft debuted in the theatre company of Magda von Dolcke in 1876. He started his own travelling co...
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Lotten Wennberg
Charlotta "Lotten" Christina Wennberg (3 June 1815 in Stockholm - 4 November 1864), was a Swedish philanthropist.Lotten Wennberg was the daughter of the rich landowner J. O. Wennberg. During her early...
Lars Fredrik Nilson
Lars Fredrik Nilson (27 May 1840 – 14 May 1899) was a Swedish chemist who discovered scandium in 1879.Nilson was born in Skönberga parish in Östergötland, Sweden. His father, Nikolaus, was a fa...
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Anders Fryxell
Anders Fryxell (7 February 1795 – 21 March 1881) was a Swedish historian.
Fryxell was born at Edsleskog, Dalsland, (now part of Åmål Municipality, Västra Götaland County) on the 7th of Feb...
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Maria Cederschiöld
Maria Cederschiöld (1856–1935) was a Swedish journalist and a suffragette.Cederschiöld studied in Uppsala and graduated in 1874. After having worked as a teacher, she became a reporter at Aftonbladet ...
Fredrik Sterky
Fredrik Sterky (1860–1900) was an early Swedish Social Democrat and trade union organizer. Fredrik Sterky co-founded and was chairman of the Swedish Trade Union Confederation from 1898. He was also th...
Per Hasselberg
Per Hasselberg (January 1, 1850 – July 25, 1894) was a Swedish sculptor. He was also known as Petter Hasselberg or Petter Åkesson. Little known outside Sweden, his delicate marble nudes have re...
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Robert Themptander
Oscar Robert Themptander (14 February 1844 – 30 January 1897) was a Swedish politician and public official who was Prime Minister of Sweden from 1884 to 1888 during the reign of King Oscar II, a...
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Sven Ludvig Lovén
Sven Ludvig Lovén (1809–1895), was a Swedish marine zoologist and malacologist.Several geographical locations at Svalbard are named after him. These include the headland Kapp Lovén at Nordaustlandet, ...
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Victoria Benedictsson
Victoria Benedictsson (March 6, 1850, Domme – July 21, 1888) was a Swedish author. She was born as Victoria Maria Bruzelius in Domme, a village in the province of Skåne. She wrote under the pen name E...
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Nils Gabriel Sefström
Nils Gabriel Sefström (2 June 1787 – 30 November 1845) was a Swedish chemist. Sefström was a student of Berzelius and, when studying the brittleness of steel in 1830, he rediscovered a new chemi...
Franz Berwald
Franz Adolf Berwald (23 July 1796 – 3 April 1868) was a Swedish Romantic composer who was generally ignored during his lifetime. He made his living as an orthopedic surgeon and later as the manager o...
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Halta-Kajsa
Kajsa (Catarina) (1792, Agunnaryd - 1857), known as Halta-Kajsa (Limp-Kajsa), was a Swedish story teller and tradition bearer. She was an important co worker and source of information of Gunnar Olof H...
Johan Gottlieb Gahn
Johan Gottlieb Gahn (August 19, 1745 – December 8, 1818) was a Swedish chemist and metallurgist who discovered manganese in 1774.Gahn studied in Uppsala 1762 – 1770 and became acquainted w...
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Christina Nilsson
Christina Nilsson, Countess de Casa Miranda, (20 August 1843 - 20 November 1921) was a Swedish operatic soprano. She possessed a brilliant bel canto technique and was considered a rival to the Victori...
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