Christianization of Scandinavia
The Christianization of Scandinavia took place between the 8th and the 12th centuries. The realms of Scandinavia proper, Denmark, Norway and Sweden, established their own Archdioceses, responsible dir...
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The Day Atlantic City Blew Away
Norwegian researchers are working on mapping the geology of Jan Mayen Island, Norway’s most northwesterly territory. In the process, they also found ruins from Atlantic City, an American base…
History of Sweden
swedish monarchs The House of Vasa Gustav I1523-1560 : Gustav I (Gustav Vasa) 1560-1568 : Eric XIV (Erik XIV) 1568-1592 : John III (Johan III) 1592-1599 : Si...
History of the Faroe Islands
The early details of the Faroe Islands are often unclear. It is possible that Brendan, an Irish monk, sailed past the islands during his North Atlantic voyage in the 6th century. He saw an 'Island of ...
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History of Norway
The history of Norway has been influenced to an extraordinary degree by the terrain and the climate of the region. About 10,000 BC, following the retreat of the great inland ice sheets, the earliest i...
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Christianization of Iceland
Iceland was Christianised in approximately 1000 AD. In Icelandic, this event is known as the kristnitaka (literally, "the taking of Christianity").The earliest Christian observance in the country in a...
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History of Sweden
During the 11th and 12th centuries, Sweden gradually became a unified Christian kingdom that later included Finland. During the early Middle Ages, the Swedish state also expanded to control Norrland a...
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History of Jämtland
The history of Jämtland dates back thousands of years, starting with the arrival of humans. As the population grew larger and started to settle down Jämtland was turned into an autonomous peasant repu...
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History of Finland
The land area that now makes up Finland was probably settled immediately after the last ice age, which ended c. 9000 BCE. Most of the region was a part of the Kingdom of Sweden from the 13th century t...
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Grand Duchy of Finland
The Grand Duchy of Finland (Finnish: Suomen suuriruhtinaskunta, Swedish: Storfurstendömet Finland, Latin: Magnus Ducatus Finlandiæ, Russian: Великое княжество Финляндское, Vel...
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Norwegian resistance movement
The Norwegian resistance to the occupation of Norway by Nazi Germany began after Operation Weserübung in 1940 and ended in 1945. It took several forms:
The Norwegian government of Prime Minister ...
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The Day Atlantic City Blew Away
Norwegian researchers are working on mapping the geology of Jan Mayen Island, Norway’s most northwesterly territory. In the process, they also found ruins from Atlantic City, an American base…
Russo-Swedish War (1495-1497)
The Russo-Swedish War of 1495–1497 was a result of an alliance between Grande Prince Ivan III of Moscow and Hans of Denmark, who was waging war against the Sture family of Sweden in the hope of regain...
Great Northern War
The Great Northern War (1700–1721) was a conflict in which a coalition led by the Tsardom of Russia successfully contested the supremacy of the Swedish Empire in Central, Northern, and Eastern Europe....
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Legal purge in Norway after World War II
The legal purge in Norway after World War II took place between May 1945 and August 1948 against anyone who was deemed to have collaborated with the Nazi occupation of the country. Several thousand No...
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Norwegian Campaign
The Norwegian Campaign was a military campaign that was fought in Norway during the Second World War between the Allies and Germany, after the latter's invasion of the country. In April 1940, the Unit...
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Quisling regime
The Quisling regime or Quisling government are common names used to refer to the collaborationist government led by Vidkun Quisling in occupied Norway during the Second World War. The officia...
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Swedish War of Liberation
The Swedish War of Liberation(1521–23) Swedish: Befrielsekriget, ("The Liberation War"), was a rebellion and a civil war in which the Swedish nobleman Gustav Vasa successfully deposed the Danish-...
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Sweden and the Great Northern War
In Swedish history, the Age of Liberty (Swedish: Frihetstiden) is a half-century-long period of parliamentary governance and increasing civil rights, beginning with Charles XII's death in 1718 and...
Finland's language strife
The language strife was one of the major conflicts of Finland's national history and domestic politics. It revolved around the question of what status Swedish—the language which since the Middle Ages ...
Funnelbeaker culture
The Funnel(-neck-)beaker culture, short TRB or TBK from (German) Trichter(-rand-)becherkultur (ca 4300 BC–ca 2800 BC) was an archaeological culture in north-central Europe. It developed as a tec...
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Industrialization of Sweden
The industrialization of Sweden began during the second half of the 19th century. By the end of the decade, the first multinational companies based on advanced technology had emerged.During the early ...
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Russo-Swedish War (1741-1743)
The Russo–Swedish War of 1741–1743, known as the Hats' Russian War in Sweden and the Hats' War in Finland, which resulted in the Lesser Wrath (Finnish: Pikkuviha, Swedish: Lilla ofreden), or the occup...
Maglemosian culture
Maglemosian (ca. 9000 BC–6000 BC) is the name given to a culture of the early Mesolithic period in Northern Europe. In Scandinavia, the culture was succeeded by the Kongemose culture.The actual name o...
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Scanian War
The Scanian War (Danish: Skånske krig, Swedish: Skånska kriget, German: Schonischer Krieg) was a part of the Northern Wars involving the union of Denmark–Norway, Brandenburg and Sweden. It...
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History of Sweden (since 1989)
This article describes the history of Sweden from 1989 until present day.After a period of rapid growth and unprecedented prosperity during the late 1980s, by 1990 the Swedish economy overheated, and ...
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Russification of Finland
The policy of Russification of Finland (1899–1905 and 1908–1917, called sortokaudet/sortovuodet (times/years of oppression) in Finnish and förtrycksperioderna in Swedish) was a governmental policy of ...
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Thirty Years' War
The Thirty Years' War was a series of wars in Central Europe between 1618 and 1648. It was one of the most destructive conflicts in European history, and one of the longest.Initially a war between Pro...
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Pre-Roman Iron Age
The Pre-Roman Iron Age of Northern Europe (5th/4th - 1st century BC) was the earliest part of the Iron Age in Scandinavia, northern Germany, and the Netherlands north of the Rhine River. These region...
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Swedish Empire
The Swedish Empire (Swedish: stormaktstiden) refers to the Kingdom of Sweden's territorial control of much of the Baltic region during the 17th and early 18th centuries, a time when Sw...
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