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Events from the year 1948 in Sweden

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Stockholm Capital city in Södermanland and Uppland, Sweden

Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and the most populous urban area in the Nordic countries; 965,232 people live in the municipality, approximately 1.6 million in the urban area, and 2.4 million in the metropolitan area. The city stretches across fourteen islands where Lake Mälaren flows into the Baltic Sea. Outside the city to the east, and along the coast, is the island chain of the Stockholm archipelago. The area has been settled since the Stone Age, in the 6th millennium BC, and was founded as a city in 1252 by Swedish statesman Birger Jarl. It is also the county seat of Stockholm County.

Romani people ethnic group living mostly in Europe and the Americas

The Romani, colloquially known as Gypsies or Roma, are an Indo-Aryan ethnic group, traditionally itinerant, living mostly in Europe and the Americas and originating from the northern Indian subcontinent, from the Rajasthan, Haryana, and Punjab regions of modern-day India.

Jönköping Place in Småland, Sweden

Jönköping is a city in southern Sweden with 93,797 inhabitants (2015). Jönköping is situated at the southern end of Sweden's second largest lake, Vättern, in the province of Småland.

Literature

<i>Pippi in the South Seas</i> (book) book by Astrid Lindgren

Pippi in the South Seas is a 1948 sequel to Astrid Lindgren's classic children's books, Pippi Longstocking and Pippi Goes on Board. It is set sometime after the events of the original book and centers around Pippi's further misadventures and experiences, and the main protagonist's theory that the reason for her father's mysterious disappearance that he was hailed as king of an island of natives is confirmed as true.

Astrid Lindgren Swedish writer of fiction and screenplays

Astrid Anna Emilia Lindgren (née Ericsson; Swedish: [ˈasːtrɪd ˈlɪŋːɡreːn] was a Swedish writer of fiction and screenplays. She is best known for several children's book series, featuring Pippi Longstocking, Emil i Lönneberga, Karlsson-on-the-Roof, and the Six Bullerby Children, and for the children's fantasy novels Mio, My Son, Ronia the Robber's Daughter, and The Brothers Lionheart. Lindgren worked on the Children's Literature Editorial Board at the Rabén & Sjögren publishing house in Stockholm and wrote more than 30 books for children. In January 2017, she was calculated to be the world's 18th most translated author, and the fourth most translated children's writer after Enid Blyton, Hans Christian Andersen and the Brothers Grimm. Lindgren has so far sold roughly 165 million books worldwide.

Film

Births

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Tommy Körberg
Hasse Andersson Swedish country singer

Hans Olle Lennart Andersson is a Swedish country singer and songwriter, whose albums had chart success in Sweden during the 1980s.

Lena Conradson, originally Konradsson, later Berglund, born 23 March 1948 in Lycksele, Sweden, is a Swedish singer. Releasing several EP records and singles between 1959 and 1966, she also sang in the Pearlettes trio in 1966.

Dan Söderström is a retired professional ice hockey player who played in the Elitserien. He played for Leksands IF. He won a bronze medal at the 1980 Winter Olympics.

Exact date missing

Deaths

Gustaf Elgenstierna Swedish historian

Gustaf Magnus Elgenstierna was a Swedish historian and genealogist.

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Emilie Rathou Swedish politician

Emilie Rathou, nèe Gustafsson was a Swedish journalist, newspaper editor and elected official. She was a temperance and women's rights activist. On International Workers' Day in Stockholm 1891, she was the first woman in Sweden to demand the right for women suffrage in a public speech. She was the founder of the Swedish branch of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union.

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References

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  2. "Lars Andersson". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 30 July 2015.