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Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and most populous city in Scandinavia. The city stretches across fourteen islands and borders the Baltic Sea. Sweden is one of the economic centres of Europe and is home to several universities and the Vasa-Museum, the most visited musum in Scandinavia. Name these famous persons, which are born in the city of Stockholm.
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King of Sweden from 1611 to 1632, credited for the rise of Sweden as a great European power
1594
Gustav II. Adolf
Opera singer, "Swedish Nightingale"
1820
Jenny Lind
Inventor of Dynamite and establisher of the Nobel Prize
1833
Alfred Nobel
Former Prime Minister of Sweden and Nobel Peace Prize winner
1860
Hjalmar Branting
Physicist, the SI unit for ionizing radiation dose equivalent is named after him
1896
Rolf Maximilian Sievert
Nobel Prize winning chemist
1902
Arne Tiselius
Actress and Hollywood-Icon, "A Woman of Affairs" "Anna Karenina"
1905
Greta Garbo
former Prime Minister of Sweden, he got assassinated in 1986
1927
Olof Palme
former UEFA president and FIFA vice president
1929
Lennart Johansson
Poet and recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature
1931
Tomas Tranströmer
Swedish-British scientist specialising in cancer research and Nobel Prize in Chemistry recipient
1938
Tomas Lindahl
Billionaire and founder of EF Education
1941
Bertil Hult
King of Sweden
1946
Carl XVI. Adolf
Member of ABBA
1946
Benny Andersson
Director, "What's Eating Gilbert Grape" "The Cider House Rules"
1946
Lasse Hallström
Billionaire, richest man of Sweden and largest shareholder of H&M
1947
Stefan Persson
Author, "Wallander"-series
1948
Henning Mankell
Geneticist and one of the founders of paleogenetics, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in 2022
1955
Svante Pääbo
former tennis star and champion of 11 Grand Slams
1956
Björn Borg
former Prime Minister of Sweden (2014-2021)
1957
Stefan Löfven
Actor, "Rocky IV" "The Expendables"
1957
Dolph Lundgren
Actress, portrays Shmi Skywalker in "Star Wars" and won a Best Actress Award at Cannes for her role in "The Best Intentions"
1958
Pernilla August
Actress, known for her role of Annika in the "Pippi Longstocking" films
1959
Maria Persson
Actor, "John Wick" "Mission Impossible-Ghost Protocoll"
1960
Mikael Nyqvist
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Singer, "Buffalo Stance" "I've Got You Under My Skin"
1964
Neneh Cherry
Author, "Quicksand"
1968
Malin Persson Giolito
Producer of several hit singles for example in collaboration with Katy Perry, Backstreet Boys or Britney Spears
1971
Max Martin
Actor, "Chernobyl" "No Time to Die"
1974
David Dencik
Actor, "Legend of Tarzan" "Zoolander"
1976
Alexander Skarsgard
Director, "Morbius" "Child 44" "Life"
1977
Daniel Espinosa
Actress, "Annihilation" "Borg/McEnroe"
1979
Tuva Novotny
Singer, "Dancing on My Own" "Show Me Love"
1979
Robyn
Creator of "Minecraft"
1979
Markus Persson
DJ, former member of the Swedish House Mafia, now working with Axwell
1983
Sebastian Ingrosso
Singer and Eurovision Song Contest winner, "Euphoria" "Tattoo"
1983
Loreen
Billionaire and co-funder of Spotify
1983
Daniel Ek
Top scorer of the Swedish women's national team
1984
Lotta Schelin
DJ and music producer, "Levels" "Brother" "Wake Me Up"
1989
Avicii
Swedish international player, Sampdoria Genua
1989
Albin Ekdal
Actor, known for his portrayal of Pennywise in "It"
1990
Bill Skarsgard
DJ and music producer, "Under Control" "Habits"
1991
Alesso
Ice hockey player, Colorado Avalanche
1992
Gabriel Landeskog
Swedish women's International player, Bayern Munich
1993
Magdalena Eriksson
Swedish International player, FC Sevilla
1994
Ludwig Augustinsson
Swedish International player, Newcastle United
1994
Emil Krafth
Swedish International player, Tottenham Hotspur
2000
Dejan Kulusevski
Actor, known for his role as Prince Wilhelm in "Young Royals"
2003
Edvin Ryding
Climate activist and initiator of "Fridays for Future"
2003
Greta Thunberg
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