Birgit Nilsson
Swedish soprano Birgit Nilsson performs the famed 'Liebestod' from Wagner's Tristan und Isolde.
Princess Eugenie of Sweden
Princess Eugenie of Sweden and Norway (Swedish: Charlotta Eugenia Augusta Amalia Albertina) (Stockholm Palace, 24 April 1830 – 23 April 1889 in Stockholm) was a member of the Royal House of ...
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Carl Linnaeus
Carl Linnaeus (/lɪˈniːəs/; 23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778), also known after his ennoblement as Carl von Linné ([ˈkɑːɭ ˈfɔnː lɪˈneː]), was a Swedish botanist, physician, and zoologist, who laid the fou...
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Folke Bernadotte
Folke Bernadotte, Count of Wisborg (Swedish: Greve af Wisborg; 2 January 1895 – 17 September 1948) was a Swedish diplomat and nobleman. During World War II he negotiated the release of about ...
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Bertil Gärtner
Bertil Edgar Gärtner (13 December 1924 – 20 September 2009) was a Swedish Lutheran bishop of Gothenburg (1970–1991), and professor of New Testament's exegesis at Princeton Theological Seminary, United...
Queen Silvia of Sweden
Queen Silvia of Sweden (born Silvia Renate Sommerlath on 23 December 1943, in Heidelberg) is the spouse of King Carl XVI Gustaf and mother of the heir apparent to the throne, Crown Princess Victoria. ...
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Wedding of Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden, and Daniel Westling
The wedding of Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden, Duchess of Västergötland, and Daniel Westling took place on 19 June 2010 in Stockholm Cathedral. It has been described as "Europe's biggest royal wed...
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The Image Makers
The Image Makers (Swedish: Bildmakarna) is a 2000 Swedish television play directed by Ingmar Bergman and written by Per Olov Enquist. The drama is set in the year 1920 at Filmstaden where the fil...
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Swedish Linnaeus Society
The Swedish Linnaeus Society (Swedish Svenska Linnésällskapet) is a Swedish learned society devoted to the study of the 18th century naturalist Carl Linnaeus. It was founded at a meeting taking place...
Mary von Rosen
Mary von Rosen (née Mary Fock) (1886 -1967) was born in Sweden. She was the third of the five daughters of Baron Carl Fock and the elder sister of Carin Göring. She was married to Count Eric von Rosen...
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Elisabeth Christina von Linné
Elisabeth Christina von Linné (1743–1782), was a Swedish botanist, daughter of Carl von Linné and Sara Elisabeth Moræa.Linné is referred to as the first female botanist in Sweden in a modern sense, de...
Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden
Carl XVI Gustaf (full name: Carl Gustaf Folke Hubertus [ˈkʰɑːɭ ˈɡɵ̞stɑːv ˈfɔlˌkɛ hɵ̞bɛˈʈɵ̞s], born 30 April 1946) is the reigning King of Sweden. On 15 September 1973, he succeeded his grandfather Gus...
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Gustaf V of Sweden
Gustaf V (Oscar Gustaf Adolf 16 June 1858 – 29 October 1950) was King of Sweden from 1907. He was the eldest son of King Oscar II of Sweden and Sophia of Nassau, a half-sister of Adolphe, Grand Duke o...
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Olof Palme
Sven Olof Joachim Palme (Swedish: Olof Palme; [ˈʊlɔf palˈmɛ]; 30 January 1927 – 28 February 1986) was a Swedish Social Democratic politician, statesman and prime minister. A longtime protégé of Pr...
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Linnean Society of New South Wales
The Linnean Society of New South Wales promotes the Cultivation and Study of the Science of Natural History in all its Branches and was founded in Sydney, New South Wales (Australia) in 1874 and incor...
Nils Hasselmo
Nils Hasselmo (born July 2, 1931) was the thirteenth president of the University of Minnesota, serving from 1988 to 1997. He went on to become the president of the Association of American Universities...
Princess Madeleine, Duchess of Hälsingland and Gästrikland
Princess Madeleine of Sweden, Duchess of Hälsingland and Gästrikland (Madeleine Thérèse Amelie Josephine; born 10 June 1982), is the youngest child and second daughter of King Carl XVI Gustaf a...
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Selma Lagerlöf
Selma Ottilia Lovisa Lagerlöf ([ˈsɛlˈma ˈlɑːɡə(r)ˈløːv]; 20 November 1858 – 16 March 1940) was a Swedish author. She was the first female writer to win the Nobel Prize in Literature, and most widely k...
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Charles XIV John of Sweden
Charles XIV & III John, also Carl John, Swedish and Norwegian: Karl Johan (26 January 1763 – 8 March 1844) was King of Sweden (as Charles XIV John) and King of Norway (as Charles III John) from 18...
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Lovisa Augusti
Lovisa Sofia Augusti, (born Ester Salomon; 1756 – 25 June 1790) was a Swedish opera singer. She was a court singer (Hovsångare) and a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Music.
The daughter of ...
Sven Lidman (clergyman)
Sven Fredrik Lidman, (December 11, 1786 in Norrköping – March 9, 1845 in Linköping, was a Swedish priest.Lidman received a PhD from Uppsala University in 1806 and became an ordained priest in th...
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Gunnar Rosendal
Gunnar Rosendal (4 April 1897, Grevie parish – 26 December 1988, Kristianstad) was a Swedish Lutheran priest, Doctor of Theology, and parish priest of Osby. Through his books promoting High Church Lut...
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Krister Stendahl
Krister Stendahl (21 April 1921 – 15 April 2008) was a Swedish theologian and New Testament scholar, and Church of Sweden Bishop of Stockholm. He also served as professor and professor emeritus at Har...
Prince Gustaf, Duke of Uppland
Prince Gustav of Sweden and Norway, Duke of Uppland (Frans Gustaf Oscar, born 18 June 1827 at Haga Palace, Solna; died 24 September 1852 in Kristiania, Norway) was the second son of Oscar I of Sweden ...
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Sven Nykvist
Sven Vilhem Nykvist (3 December 1922 – 20 September 2006) was a Swedish cinematographer. He worked on over 120 films, but is known especially for his work with director Ingmar Bergman. He won ...
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Alfred Nobel
Alfred Bernhard Nobel (/noʊˈbɛl/; [ˈalfrɛd noˈbɛl]  listen ; 21 October 1833 – 10 December 1896) was a Swedish chemist, engineer, innovator, and armaments manufacturer.He was the inventor of...
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