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|Strömsholm Palace, sometimes called Strömsholm Castle (Swedish: Strömsholms slott), is a Swedish royal palace. The baroque palace is built on the site of a fortress from the 1550s, located on an island in the Kolbäcksån river at the west end of Lake Mälaren. The palace has interiors from the 1700s and an important collection of Swedish paintings.|
|South of Franklin, a mile east of Highway 31 on County Road 400S is the grave of Nancy Barnett. And I do mean ON the county road, smack dab in the middle of it. At one time her grave was surrounded by other graves, but a path through the family plot eventually became a road and the other graves were moved. Her son refused to let her grave be disturbed, and at that time it wasnÕt in the way much...||12/20/2006||698|
|Koenigsegg Automotive AB is a Swedish manufacturer of high-performance sports cars based in Ängelholm, and an announced buyer of Saab Automobile from General Motors.|
It's located in the old buildings used by the Swedish Airforce.
|The Drottningholm Palace is the private residence of the Swedish royal family. It is located in Drottningholm. It is built on the island Lovön (in Ekerö Municipality of Stockholm County), and is one of Sweden's Royal Palaces. It was originally built in the late 16th century. It served as a residence of the Swedish royal court for most of the 18th century. Apart from being the private residence ...||06/16/2010||410|
|Charles XIV & III John, also Carl John, Swedish and Norwegian: Karl Johan (26 January 1763 – 8 March 1844) was King of Sweden (as Charles XIV John) and King of Norway (as Charles III John) from 1818 until his death. In his family, he was also the first Sovereign Prince of Pontecorvo, in Southern Italy.|
He was born Jean Bernadotte, distinguished from a namesake brother by the ...
|Vyborg Castle (Russian: Выборгский замок, Finnish: Viipurin linna, Swedish: Viborgs slott) is a Swedish built medieval fortress around which the town of Vyborg, Russia evolved. Currently it is a museum. ||02/04/2007||421|
|The exact place of Gainsbourg 's grave, an extremely famous singer in France and buried in the Montparnasse'cemetery in 1991. For fans....||08/29/2005||418|
|Gustav III's Pavilion (Swedish: Gustav III:s paviljong) is a royal pavilion at the Haga Park, 2 km north of Stockholm. As a highlight in Swedish art history, the Pavilion is a fine example of the European neoclassicism of the late 1700s in Northern Europe. Beside the Pavilion lie the "Sultan's Copper Tents", buildings designed to resemble big tents.|
|Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskjöld (29 July 1905 – 18 September 1961) was a Swedish diplomat and author and was the second Secretary-General of the United Nations. He served from April 1953 until his death in a plane crash in September 1961. He is the only person to have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize posthumously. Hammarskjöld remains the only U.N. Secretary-General to die in office.|
|Uddeholm Swedish Rally 2007 covers 340 kilometers of competitive distance in 20 special stages. Among the stages are some old classics, but as much as 34 percent of the route is new compared to the rally 2006 - changes that will make the rally even more challenging to the drivers and more interesting to the spectators! At the finish on sunday afternoon the drivers and co-drivers will have cover...||01/05/2007||637|
|Lieutenant James Gerald Marshall-Cornwall was commanding a tank when he was shot by a German sniper and buried on the spot. After the war the landowner gave the ground to the young officer's father, who requested that the grave site should not be disturbed. The CWGC erected a headstone on the soldier's grave, and the family added a memorial behind. This is the smallest military cemetery in Norm...||08/14/2009||346|
|Elvira Madigan (December 4, 1867 – July 20, 1889) was Danish tightrope walker and trick rider, whose illicit affair and dramatic death at the hands of her lover were the subject of a famous Swedish film from 1967.|
She was born Hedvig Antoinette Isabella Eleonore Jensen in Flensburg in northern Germany. Her mother was a Norwegian circus performer and her father a Danish stablemast...