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History Of Sweden: Viking Era

The colony was established in 1638 by the Swedish South Company, when Fort Christina was set up in what is now Wilmington. The colony was invaded by the Dutch in 1655 and incorporated into New Netherlands, and even though quite a few residents stayed, huge scale Swedish immigration to the US would not start until 200 years later. The Swedish gate in Old RigaThe Baltic states have been in the sphere of influence of Sweden, Denmark, Russia and German states. The Sami people today had been converted from their shamanistic religion to Lutheranism by Swedish missionaries in the seventeenth and...