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Fort Christina

  1. Fort Christina was the first Swedish settlement in North America and the principal settlement of the New Sweden colony. (Web site)
  2. Fort Christina was the center of the colony and is currently absorbed by Wilmington, Delaware. (Web site)

Swedish Empire

  1. The Swedish Empire was at its peak. (Web site)
  2. The Swedish empire was dismembered in a series of treaties, 1719–21. (Web site)
  3. The Swedish empire was dismembered in a series of treaties, 1719–21.


  1. Aland is a Swedish cultural area within the state of Finland and is self-governing, just like Greenland and the Faroe Islands.
  2. Aland is a Swedish-speaking province of Finland and an archipelago of more than 6,500 skerries and islands, with a mere 80 or so habitable.
  3. Aland is also the name of a river in Lower Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt, and the name of a vintage automobile. (Web site)

Church of Sweden

  1. The Church of Sweden is a Lutheran Christian church, the biggest religious society in Sweden, and was the state church until 31 December 1999.
  2. The Church of Sweden is a major shareholder in the chain.
  3. The Church of Sweden is a major shareholder in the clothing retailer.
  4. The Church of Sweden is a national church of Lutheran confession to which 83% of the population belong.
  5. The Church of Sweden is a national church, open to everyone living in Sweden regardless of nationality.


  1. Today some speakers resent the name "Dutch", because of its common root with the name "Deutsch", that is, German.
  2. Dutch is a West Germanic language spoken by around 22 million people, mainly in the Netherlands, Belgium and Surinam. (Web site)
  3. The Dutch are in a mess, as in OTL. Historically they appointed William II, their captain-general, and they do so. (Web site)
  4. The Dutch were also influenced by their colonies, most notably Indonesia. (Web site)


  1. Engelbrekt was chosen to lead a rebellion. (Web site)
  2. Engelbrekt was elected Captain ( Riksh--vitsman) of the Swedish realm.

Engelbrekt Rebellion

  1. The Engelbrekt rebellion caused the unity of the Kalmar Union to erode, leading to the expulsion of Danish forces from Sweden.
  2. He was the leader of the Engelbrekt rebellion in 1434 against Eric of Pomerania, king of the Kalmar Union. (Web site)
  3. Thus, the Engelbrekt rebellion marked the start of a democratic institution which to a certain extent included the peasants.


  1. A fort was built called Fort Christina after the young queen of Sweden, and they named their settlement New Sweden. (Web site)
  2. A fort was built called Fort Christina after the young queen of Sweden, and the river was likewise named for her. (Web site)
  3. The fort was destroyed the following year by the Novgorodians.
  4. The fort was taken without a fight because its garrison had no gunpowder, and the fort was renamed Fort Trinity.
  5. The fort was taken without force because no gunpowder was present, and the fort renamed .

Grand Alliance

  1. The Grand Alliance is a co-operation between five major container-shipping companies: Hapag Lloyd, MISC, NYK, OOCL and P&O Nedlloyd.
  2. The Grand Alliance is a coalition formed to stop a power from achieving a solo victory.
  3. The Grand Alliance is a consortium of five major container shipping companies, namely Hapag Lloyd, MISC, NYK, OOCL and P&O Nedlloyd.
  4. The Grand Alliance is a joint venture between four intercontinental container shipping companies.
  5. The Grand Alliance is a joint venture of five major container shipping companies: Hapag Lloyd, MISC, NYK, OOCL and P&O Nedlloyd.

Gustav Iii

  1. Gustav III was a benefactor of arts and literature.
  2. Gustav III was known in Sweden and abroad by his Royal Titles, or styles.

History of Sweden

  1. The history of Sweden is a history of battling against the climate, the cold and the dark, against the barren grounds and deep forests.

House of Knights

  1. The House of Knights is also the name of the building maintained by the corporation in Stockholm old town.
  2. The House of Knights was organized in 1626.

Kalmar Nyckel

  1. Kalmar Nyckel was built largely by skilled volunteers under the direction of a Master Shipbuilder.
  2. Kalmar Nyckel is a Swedish ship built in USA.
  3. Kalmar Nyckel is a grand ship.
  4. Kalmar Nyckel is an extreme expression of passion.
  5. The Kalmar Nyckel is a re-creation of the ship which brought the first permanent European settlers to the Delaware Valley in 1638.

Kalmar Union

  1. The Kalmar Union was a historical union of Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Western Finland, and various other provinces and areas. (Web site)
  2. The Kalmar Union is a good idea.
  3. The Kalmar Union was formally dissolved and the Danish king renounced all claims to the Swedish throne. (Web site)
  4. The Kalmar Union was negotiated there in 1397.


  1. The King is the Honorary Chairman of the World Scout Foundation, and often participates in Scout activities both in Sweden and abroad. (Web site)
  2. King is a city located in North Carolina.
  3. King is a town located in Lincoln County, Wisconsin.
  4. The King is one of the world's most enthusiastic supporters of Scouting. (Web site)
  5. The King is the Head of State and h is functions and duties are defined in the 1974 Constitution Act.


  1. Norrland is the name for the lands annexed as the realm expanded to the north on both sides of the Gulf of Bothnia. (Web site)
  2. Norrland is an informal region that consists off slightly more than the northern half (59%) of Sweden and constitutes of the Counties north of Svealand. (Web site)
  3. Norrland is a good place to visit as the people there cannot say the letter "--" anymore than the common American. (Web site)
  4. Norrland is the biggest region by area, 58% of Sweden and covers the land from the city of G-vle and north.
  5. Norrland is the name for the lands annexed as the kingdom expanded to the north on both sides of the Gulf of Bothnia.


  1. Norway is a constitutional monarchy with a parliamentary system of government.
  2. Norway is a constitutional monarchy. (Web site)
  3. Norway is a prosperous bastion of welfare capitalism. (Web site)
  4. Norway is the homeland of expressionist painter Edvard Munch and the sculptor Gustav Vigeland and romanticist composer Edvard Grieg.
  5. Norway was a nonbelligerent during World War I, a neutrality she was able to maintain mainly due to the modern state and size of her naval fleet.


  1. The Riksdaler was issued both in banknotes ( fiat money) and silver coin. (Web site)
  2. The Riksdaler was the name of the currency used in Sweden until 1873 when it was replaced with the krona as an effect of the Scandinavian Monetary Union. (Web site)
  3. The Riksdaler was issued both in banknotes, which is Fiat money, and minted in Silver. (Web site)
  4. The riksdaler was the name of a Swedish coin first minted in 1604. (Web site)
  5. The riksdaler was the name of the currency of Sweden until 1873 when it was replaced by the krona as a result of the Scandinavian Monetary Union.


  1. The ship is also a fantastic treasure trove of art, with almost a thousand wooden sculptures.
  2. Ship: The ship is gorgeous. (Web site)
  3. The ship is a monument representing a proud era in the seafaring history of --land.
  4. The ship is one of Sweden's most popular tourist attractions and, as of 2007, has attracted more than 25 million visitors.
  5. The ship was badly constructed and tipped over at once a wind stronger than a breeze took the ship.


  1. Sigtuna is a city in central Sweden in the metropolitan area of Stockholm .
  2. Sigtuna is a city in central Sweden, just north of Stockholm, being a part of Metropolitan Stockholm.
  3. Sigtuna is a city in the Uppland part of Stockholm County, central Sweden. (Web site)
  4. Sigtuna is a lively little town of 6,500 inhabitants.
  5. Sigtuna is a municipality in central Sweden, in the county of Stockholm. (Web site)


  1. Stockholm is a beautiful city with Lake M-laren on it’s West Side and the Baltic Sea on it’s East Side.
  2. Stockholm is a city of contrasts; well-preserved medieval buildings stand alongside modern architecture.
  3. Stockholm is a city that is made up of several islands, 14 of which are major islands.
  4. Stockholm is a global mecca for talent in key technologies, says US news magazine Business Week in a close-up analysis of the Swedish capital.
  5. Stockholm is a royal city with lots of historic charm.

Swedish Riksdaler

  1. Swedish riksdaler The riksdaler was the name of a Swedish coin first minted in 1604.
  2. Various daler circulated, including the Danish rigsdaler, the Swedish riksdaler and the Norwegian speciedaler. (Web site)
  3. My friend asked him, what he would pay me per month and he replied that he would pay 14 dollars or 56 Swedish Riksdaler.


  1. The Vasa was a 17th-century ship of the Swedish Navy, then known as the Royal Swedish Navy ( Kungliga flottan). (Web site)
  2. The Vasa is a huge ship especially when taking into consideration the time it was built. (Web site)
  3. The Vasa is a true national treasure.
  4. The Vasa was discovered by a marine archaeologist in 1956 and painstakingly raised in 1961.
  5. The Vasa was potentially the world's mightiest warship of her time.

Viking Age

  1. A Viking Age is the title of the cycle between 793 and 1066 AD in Scandinavia and Britain, following a Germanic Iron Age and the Vendel Age in Sweden. (Web site)
  2. The Viking Age is a historical period for Scandinavia. (Web site)
  3. The Viking Age is a name for the later half of the early Iron Age , between 793 and 1066 AD in Scandinavia .
  4. The Viking Age is the name of the age in Northern Europe following the Germanic Iron Age.
  5. The Viking Age is the name of the period between 793 A.D and 1066 A.D in Scandinavia.

Winter War

  1. The Winter war was also a naval war that went on until the Baltic froze as it usually does in winter and made the movement of warships very difficult. (Web site)
  2. The Winter War is a straight-forward narrative of the war and how it was fought.
  3. The Winter War is a much neglected topic that I will have to cover elsewhere.
  4. The Winter War was a military disaster for the Soviet Union. (Web site)
  5. The Winter War was fought in the four months following the Soviet Union 's invasion of Finland on November 30, 1939. (Web site)


  1. The title refers to the 1931 worker's strike against the Adalen paper mill in Northern Sweden. (Web site)
  2. In 1969, well-known Swedish filmmaker Bo Widerberg told the story of the events in his film --dalen 31 (released as Adalen Riots in the United States).

Allotment System

  1. It was this system that was originally called the "allotment system". (Web site)
  2. The allotment system was finally abolished in 1904. (Web site)

Anjala Conspiracy

  1. Unsurprisingly, the evaluation of the Anjala conspiracy differs somewhat between Sweden and Finland.
  2. The Anjala conspiracy of 1788 was a scheme by disgruntled Swedish officers to end Gustav III's Russian War of 1788 – 90.

Archaeology In Sweden

  1. The Museum of National Antiquities is responsible for archaeology in Sweden.
  2. As may have become apparent at one time or another on this blog, I don't share a number of the ideals prevalent in current academic archaeology in Sweden.

Archbishop of Uppsala

  1. The Archbishop of Uppsala is the primate of the pre-reformation Catholic church in Sweden and the later Lutheran state church, the present Church of Sweden.


  1. The Bank was set a very high liquidity requirement.
  2. The bank was founded in 1657 by Johan Palmstruch and began printing banknotes in 1661.
  3. The bank was founded in 1694 by the Scotsman, William Paterson, who was delegated to act as the English government's banker by Royal Charter. (Web site)
  4. The bank was in a position to create its own means of payment on a seemingly unlimited scale.
  5. The bank was originally constructed above London---s Temple of Mithras, the god of contracts. (Web site)


  1. Colonies were established in North, Central and South America and in the Caribbean, and a protectorate was established in Hawaii.
  2. The colonies were bounded by the Appalachian Mountains on the west.


  1. The colony was founded 1638 by the New Sweden Co.
  2. The colony was governed by Pennsylvania until the Revolutionary War. (Web site)
  3. The colony was located in present day Maine and was named Popham.
  4. The colony was taken over by the Dutch under Peter Stuyvesant in 1655.


  1. The Company was granted the right to trade slaves between Africa and the West Indies.
  2. The company is headquartered in Ankeny, Iowa. (Web site)
  3. The company was founded by Bill Brine (part of the Brine family that owns Brine, Inc.) in 1986. (Web site)
  4. The company was founded in 1925 as Radiotj-nst ( Radio service), and was renamed Sveriges Radio in 1957.
  5. The company was founded in, and given the name after, the province of Scania.


  1. Copper is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Cu and atomic number 29.
  2. Copper is a fairly abundant element. (Web site)
  3. Copper is a member of the class of native elements. (Web site)
  4. Copper is a mineral found naturally in the body and is essential to skin health.
  5. Copper is a mineral.


  1. A currency is the dominant medium of exchange.
  2. The currency is the medium of exchange of information regarding the present and future health of the economies involved.


  1. The Daler was divided into 32 ore, the ore being further divided. (Web site)
  2. The daler was introduced in 1534. (Web site)
  3. The daler was the most common currency in Sweden from the early 17th Century .


  1. Denmark-Norway was also compelled to recognize the independence of the dukes of Holstein-Gottorp. (Web site)
  2. Denmark-Norway was also compelled to recognize, practically, the independence of the dukes of Holstein-Gottorp .


  1. The diet was next assembled by Czar Alexander II in 1863, as the need for modernizing legislation became imminent.
  2. The diet was then dissolved.

Dominions of Sweden

  1. The Dominions of Sweden were territories that historically came under control of the Swedish Crown, but never became fully integrated into Sweden proper.


  1. Eric was allegedly slain by a Danish claimant to his throne while he was attending mass, and he later became the patron saint of Sweden. (Web site)
  2. Eric was deposed ( 1568) and died in prison. (Web site)
  3. Eric was deposed in 1438 - 1439 as the union king and succeeded by the childless Christopher of Bavaria.
  4. Eric was deposed in 1569 and thrown into a dungeon where he consoled himself with music and the composition of psalms. (Web site)


  1. The Eriksgata was also a prequisite for the maintenance of the king and his retinue ( hird =perhaps from Anglo-Saxon hired = `household-). (Web site)


  1. The first Folkung uprising in 1229 was successful, elevating Canute II on the throne.
  2. Both of his sons died in the Folkung uprisings against Birger jarl. (Web site)
  3. Unfortunately, the term Folkung also later referred to Earl Birgers descendants, forming the royal Folkung dynasty.


  1. The v--gfyrk or "road fyrk", a unit for road tax, remained in use until 1937. (Web site)
  2. With the Swedish municipal reform 1862, the unit fyrk was re-used as a unit for counting voting rights in the municipal election. (Web site)


  1. A governor is also a class of device.
  2. A governor is an official who heads the government of a colony, state or other sub-national state unit.
  3. A governor was originally an official appointed by the British monarch to oversee one of his colonies.
  4. The English word "governor" derives from the Latin word "gubernātor" (from which the adjective "gubernatorial" is taken).
  5. The Governor is the head of the County Administrative Board or L--nsstyrelse.


  1. The simplicity and ease with which prime ministers can appoint governors-general is a source of seamlessness in the political system. (Web site)
  2. Until the 1920s, the Governors-General were British, and appointed on the advice of the British Government. (Web site)
  3. Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands are the only realms that elect their Governors-General in some form: selection by a parliamentary vote.

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