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Famous Nordic People
Based on the clues, name these famous Nordic people, real and fictional.
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January 12, 2013
January 12, 2013
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Norse God of thunder and lightning
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
"Horrible" comic strip Viking
Hägar the Horrible
Shakespearean Prince of Denmark
Creator of the Linux operating system
First to reach the South Pole
Icelandic singer who wore a swan dress
Swede who won five
Swedish pop group whose music
is used in
and Peace Prize namesake
Female lead in
Erik the Red
Founder of Vinland and son of ^
God for whom
Wednesday is named
Figure-skater who won Olympic
gold at age 15, in 1928
Fairy tale author who wrote
The Little Mermaid
Jan 25, 2013
Ericson... son of Eric... duh... how'd I miss that... also... Iceland is Scandinavian? and Odin and Thor are both Aesir.
Dec 30, 2013
I'm with Quizmaster...right or wrong, to me Scandanavia is the "way up there" countries + Denmark.
Jan 7, 2014
In this case, though, I was wrong. :) I changed the quiz to "Nordic people".
Jun 5, 2014
Jan 30, 2015
Feb 2, 2015
God after wednesday is named is called (by us) Wodan, but it wont accept that.
Feb 6, 2018
Found the Saxon.
Mar 18, 2019
The quizz title says "Nordic". Hence, nordic name.
Aug 30, 2015
I'd say "Leif" would be a better answer than "Erikson" when searching for Leif Ericson. I had tried all kinds of things (Leif, Leifur, Leif the Lucky, Leif Eriksson...) before going for Erikson and getting it.
Oct 7, 2016
Everything was going well until I got to figure skating. I wouldn't know who won figure skating gold in 2014, let alone 1928.
Dec 3, 2018
Heinie is not that obscure; she became a well known Hollywood actress. Most, if not all, of her roles, however, did include her skating.
Jun 6, 2017
Leif Ericsson is usually spelled Eriksson in Scandinavia. Both spellings should be ok.
Aug 19, 2017
Kicking myself for missing Hans Christian Andersen. Surprised not to see Max von Sydow on here. Tremendous actor.
Aug 20, 2018
Hinga dinga durgen!
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