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Johanne Hedén

Johanne Hedén

Elin Jacobsson - Sveriges första byggnadsingeniör

Elin Jacobsson - Sveriges första byggnadsingeniör

Johanne Hedén barnmorska och fältskärare

Johanne Hedén barnmorska och fältskärare

Karin Kock – första kvinnan i regeringen

Karin Kock – första kvinnan i regeringen

Fredrika Bremer – Wikipedia || Swedish writer and a feminist activist

Fredrika Bremer Swedish writer and feminist. In the novel 'Little Women' (written by non-mother Louisa May Alcott) Mrs March reads Bremer's work to her daughters.

Elsa Beskow

Elsa Beskow (née Maartman) February 1874 – 30 June was a Swedish author and illustrator of children's books. Among her better known books are Tale of the Little Little Old Woman and Aunt Green, Aunt Brown and Aunt Lavender.

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Astrid Lindgren --- Swedish Writer & Creator of the Beloved Pippi Longstocking character!

Margit Sahlin - sveriges första kvinnliga präst

Margit Sahlin - sveriges första kvinnliga präst

Astrid Lindgren (1907 – 2002) was a Swedish author and screenwriter. She is the world's 18th most translated author and has sold roughly 145 million copies worldwide.  She was the creator of Pippi Longstocking!!

Astrid Lindgren – was a Swedish author and screenwriter. She is the world's most translated author and has sold roughly 145 million copies worldwide. She was the creator of Pippi Longstocking. [Wikipedia] I adored Pippi Longstocking when I was little!

King Oscar II, king of Sweden  1872 til 1907. A photo from the late 1800s. Picture taken of Gösta Florman.

King Oscar II, king of Sweden 1872 til A photo from the late Picture taken of Gösta Florman.

Frigga Carlberg

Frigga Carlberg

Carl Boberg  In 1885, Boberg wrote the poem "O Store Gud", we now know as "How Great Thou Art".   The music of the hymn is traditional Swedish folklore.

"How Great Thou Art" is a Christian hymn based on a Swedish poem written by Carl Gustav Boberg. The most stirring rendition I have ever heard is sung by Tennessee Ernie Ford.

Maria Christina Bruhn was a Swedish inventor, likely to be the first patented female inventor of her country. Inn 1771, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences offered a reward for anyone who would be able to produce a suitable package for gunpowder for the army. Bruhn had taken over a tapestry and wallpaper manufactury from her mother, and during her work manufacturing paint and preparing paper, she had been inspired to the idea which she presented to the academy 2 March 1774.

Maria Christina Bruhn was a Swedish inventor, likely to be the first patented female inventor of her country. She produced a suitable package for gunpowder for the army.

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