Sweden by:baleigh anderson and cameron collins. Holidays and events. New years day.
New years day
If you visit Sweden between New Years’ Day and Easter, you’ll find that virtually every bakery shop and café in the country is selling semla, a traditional bun, filled with almond paste and whipped cream—ultra-popular with the Swedes
Area: 174,000 sq mi (450,000 km²), the third largest country in Western EuropeLongest north-south distance: 978 mi (1,574 km)Longest east-west distance: 310 mi (499 km) Capital: Stockholm Population: 9.4 million inhabitants Languages: Swedish; recognized minority languages: Sami (Lapp), Finnish, Meänkieli (Tornedalen Finnish), Yiddish, Romani ChibForm of government: Constitutional monarchy, parliamentary democracy Parliament: The Riksdag, with 349 members in one chamber Religion: In practice, Sweden is very secularized. The Church of Sweden is Evangelical Lutheran; co-exists with many other beliefsLife expectancy: Men 79 years, women 83 years
The popular music in sweden are mostly pop, folk,punk,heavy metal and hip hop
- The Vikings were prolific seafaring warriors from Denmark, Norway and Sweden. The early Danish timeline reflects the history of the Vikings793 Swedish Vikings first raid in England. The monastery of St. Cuthbert at Lindisfarne is sacked844 Vikings raid Seville in Spain845 Vikings, led by Ragnor, travel up the River Seine in France845 The French King pays a ransom to prevent the sacking of Paris860 Vikings attack Constantinople862 Vikings found Novgorod in Russia 874 Vikings settle Iceland900 Vikings raid the Mediterranean coasts911 Vikings under Rollo are settled in Normandy981 Erik the Red discovers Greenland986 Vikings land in Canada 965Harald Bluetooth (King Harold I) converts the Danes to Christianity 1000 Greenland and Iceland are converted to Christianity by the Vikings 1001 Leif Eriksson reaches the American coast 1050 Vikings found the city of Oslo in Norway which is established as a major trade center. 1350 The Bubonic Plague (the Black Death) "Svartedauen" sweeps Sweden and Scandinavia killing one third of the inhabitants 1397 Union of Kalmar unites Denmark, Sweden and Norway under a single monarch. Denmark is the dominant power1523 King Gustav I of Sweden re-establishes separation of the Swedish Crown from the union. The Vasa Dynasty lasts from 1523 - 16541611 1611-1718 Sweden becomes a great power 1654 1654 - 1720 Wittelsbach Dynasty (Pfalzisks) 1632 Queen Christina rules Sweden from 1632 - 1654 1720 1720 - 1751 Brabant Dynasty (Hessen) 1751 1751 - 1818 Holsten-Gottorp Dynasty 1814 Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden 1818 1818 - Present Day: The Bernadotte Swedish Dynasty 1901 Alfred Nobel, the Swedish chemist and industrialist, initiates the Nobel prize awards 1905 The union with Sweden disintegrates and Norway becomes an independent kingdom 1914 1914-1918: World War I 1939 1939 - 1945 World War 21939 Sweden declares its neutrality - Sweden remains neutral but rejects a request from Germany to use its territory as a transit route for German troops1940 Sweden is forced to allow German troops to march through Sweden to Norway 1945 August 1945: The United States dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki 1945 Germany surrenders to the Allies.
One might notice that many people would say the Vasa Museum is one the the places you must visit while in the city. In fact, the Vasa Museum of Stockholm is considered to be the most famous and well-visited museum in the entire Scandinavian region.
In the early 17th century, on the year 1628 to be more precise, a 1,200 ton Swedish war ship with the name
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