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Jenny Lind

Jenny Lind

Singer. Born Johanna Maria Lind at 40 Mästersamuelsgränd, Stockholm. Her operatic fame began when she sang the role of Agathe in Der Freischütz. She was appointed court singer and made a member of ...

Person, Music / songs, Sweden, USA

1 memorial

Carl Linnaeus

Carl Linnaeus

Born Stenbrohult, Småland in southern Sweden. Inventor of a system for naming, ranking, and classifying organisms. One of the great collectors of the 18th century. At his death Joseph Banks tried b...

Person, Race Issues, Science, Sweden

2 memorials

Alfred Nobel

Alfred Nobel

Chemist, engineer, innovator, and armaments manufacturer.  Invented dynamite, first demonstrating it in 1867 in a quarry in Redhill, Surrey.  An inadvertently premature obituary, "The merchant of d...

Person, Peace, Science, Seriously Famous, Sweden

1 memorial

King Oscar II of Sweden and Norway

King Oscar II of Sweden and Norway

Born in Stockholm to the crown prince of Sweden and Norway. Became king Oscar II of Sweden and Norway on the death of his brother on 18 September 1872. The union between the two countries failed in...

Person, Royalty, Norway, Sweden

1 memorial

Martina Bergman Ősterberg

Martina Bergman Ősterberg

Pioneer of Physical Education for Women. A Swedish supporter of women's rights who settled in London in 1881. She was appointed Superintendent of Physical Education for London's public schools.

Person, Education, Gender Issues, Sport / Games, Sweden

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