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History of Sweden

Name the people, places, and things connected with the history of Sweden.
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Last updated: April 13, 2021
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Norse people organizing plundering expeditions to the west
Vikings
letters used by the above
runes
first Christian king
Olof Skötkonung
place where union with Denmark and Norway was established in 1397
Kalmar
the oldest university
Uppsala University
dynasty ruling between 1523 and 1654
Vasa
the first king representing the above
Gustav I
branch of Protestantism adopted in the 16th century
Lutheranism
king Sigismund was also the monarch of this country from 1587
Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth
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17th century king called "the Lion of the North"
Gustavus Adolphus
the battle in which the above died
Battle of Lützen
queen who abdicated in 1654
Christina
"father of modern taxonomy"
Carl Linnaeus
Carribean island bought from France in 1784 (and sold back in 1878)
Saint Barthélemy
Secretary-General of the UN from 1953 to 1961
Dag Hammarskjöld
director of "The Seventh Seal"
Ingmar Bergman
pop group performing "Waterloo"
ABBA
author of books for children, including "The Brothers Lionheart"
Astrid Lindgren
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