Swedish History A-Z

Can you guess these people, places, and things from Sweden history starting with each letter of the alphabet?
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A
Pop group that became the first Swedish Eurovision winners
ABBA
B
This Swedish tennis player became the first to win five consecutive Wimbledons
Björn Borg
C
Swede who invented an international temperature scale
Anders Celcius
D
Most notable foundation of the chemist Alfred Nobel
Dynamite
E
A 2003 referendum failed to replace the Swedish Krona with this currency
Euro
F
Then-a-region-of-Sweden that became a grand duchy of Russia after a 1809 war
Finland
G
This king won the final Swedish secession from the Kalmar Union 1523
Gustav
H
The second Secretary-General of the United Nations
Dag Hammarskjöld
I
Main export of Sweden to Germany during World War II
Iron
J
Term for the Swedish noblemen
Jarl
K
City that was the site a 1397 treaty joining Denmark, Sweden,
and Norway under one king
Kalmar
L
Name of the saint celebrated every December 13th before most students
go home to their families for Christmas
Lucia
M
The tallest building in Sweden was built in 2005 in this city
Malmö
N
This country had a personal union with Sweden from 1814 up until 1905
Norway
O
God for whom Wednesday in Sweden is named
Odin
P
This prime minister was assassinated in 1986
Olof Palme
Q
Position held once by Ulrica and Christina
Queen
R
Sweden lost the Great Northern War against this country i 1721 - thus losing its
major European power status to it
Russia
S
Political party that ruled Sweden the most in the 20th century
Social Democrats
T
543 Swedes died as a result of the 2004 Boxing Day tsunamis in this country
Thailand
U
The first university in northern Europe was opened in this city in 1477
Uppsala
V
Royal house that ruled over Sweden from 1523 until 1654
Vasa
W
German royal house that ruled Sweden between 1654–1720
Wittelsbach
X
 
Y
One of the officially recognized minority languages that was declared in 1999
Yiddish
Z
Device of clothes Gideon Sundbäck invented in 1917
Zipper
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