ABBA (Benny Andersson, Anni-Frid Lyngstad, Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus)

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Raoul Wallenberg came from a very rich & privileged background. For a few months in 1944, while serving as Sweden’s Special Envoy to Hungary, he saved tens of thousands of Jews by distributing Swedish passports & naming buildings to be neutral Swedish diplomatic property. He was arrested & taken for questioning by the Soviets in 1945 & was never seen again. Today, he has honorary citizenship in many countries.

Raoul Wallenberg - came from a very rich & privileged background and for a few months in while serving as Sweden’s Special Envoy to Hungary, saved the lives of tens of thousands of Jews by.

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ABBA making an appearance on Dutch TV in April Clockwise from left Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus, Agnetha Fältskog and Anni-Frid Lyngstad

Ingrid Bergman

BERGMAN, INGRID Actress During her rocky career, screen idol Ingrid Bergman was beloved, then reviled, then beloved again b.

Alfred Nobel - Invention of dynamite, Nobel prize

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Max von Sydow (born 10 april 1929) is a Swedish actor.

Max von Sydow was born Carl Adolf von Sydow on April 1929 in Lund, Skåne, Sweden, to a middle-class family. He is the son of Baroness Maria .

Anders Celsius was an 18th century Swedish astronomer. Both his father and grandfather held chairs at Uppsala University, and Anders followed in their footsteps, becoming a professor of astronomy there in 1730. Celsius made a study of the Earth’s magnetism and the aurora borealis, but he is most famous for developing the centigrade temperature system that now commonly bears his name.

Anders Celsius November 1701 – 25 April Anders Celsius was a Swedish astronomer who is known for inventing the Celsius temperature scale. Celsius also built the Uppsala Astronomical Observatory in the oldest astronomical observatory in Sweden.

Ingmar Bergman

Ernst Ingmar Bergman was a Swedish director, writer & producer for film, stage & television. Described by Woody Allen as "probably the greatest film artist, all things considered. Frm bd: F I L M Director

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Emmy and Golden Globe-winning actress-dancer-singer Ann-Margret (“Carnal Knowledge,” “Tommy”)

Jenny Lind, The Swedish Nightingale (1820-1887)

Johanna Maria Lind October 1820 – 2 November better known as Jenny Lind, was a Swedish opera singer, often known as the "Swedish Nightingale".

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Ingrid Bergman 1940 publicity photo -- was a Swedish actress who starred in a variety of European and American films.

Greta Garbo

Swedish film actress and an international star and icon during Hollywood's silent and classic periods. She won the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress for both Anna Karenina and Camille

Björn Rune Borg, born 6 June 1956, is a former world no. 1 tennis player from Sweden. Between 1974 and 1981 he won 11 Grand Slam singles titles. He won five consecutive Wimbledon singles titles (a record equalled by Roger Federer) and six French Open singles titles (a record broken by Rafael Nadal). He is considered by many to be one of the greatest tennis players of all time.

Bjorn Borg (Sweden) Winner of six French Opens, four US Opens and five Wimbledon titles. Borg retired in 1983 at the age of