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The Vikings
The Black Death "Svartedauen" sweeps Sweden
Union of Kalmar unites Denmark, Sweden and Norway
WW2 - Sweden declares its neutrality
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      The Vikings were prolific seafaring warriors from Denmark, Norway and Sweden. The early Danish timeline reflects the history of the Vikings  
         
    793 Swedish Vikings first raid in England. The monastery of St. Cuthbert at Lindisfarne is sacked  
         
    844 Vikings raid Seville in Spain  
         
    845 Vikings, led by Ragnor, travel up the River Seine in France  
         
    845 The French King pays a ransom to prevent the sacking of Paris  
         
    860 Vikings attack Constantinople  
         
    862 Vikings found Novgorod in Russia  
         
    874 Vikings settle Iceland  
         
    900 Vikings raid the Mediterranean coasts  
         
    911 Vikings under Rollo are settled in Normandy  
         
    981 Erik the Red discovers Greenland  
         
    986 Vikings land in Canada  
         
    965 Harald 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 power  
         
    1523 King Gustav I of Sweden re-establishes separation of the Swedish Crown from the union. The Vasa Dynasty lasts from 1523 - 1654  
         
    1611 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 2  
         
    1939 Sweden declares its neutrality - Sweden remains neutral but rejects a request from Germany to use its territory as a transit route for German troops  
         
    1940 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.  
         
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