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Uppsala, Sweden

LOCATION

Official Website:
http://www.uppsala.se/

Population:
130,000

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
University of Uppsala
1477

COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

CompanyFounded
MySQL
1995

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Ernst F. W. Alexanderson
Inventor
25-Jan-1878 14-May-1975 Developed radio and television at GE and RCA
Ingmar Bergman
Film Director
14-Jul-1918 30-Jul-2007 Scenes from a Marriage
Hans Blix
Government
28-Jun-1928   Weapons inspector before Iraq War
Arvid Carlsson
Scientist
25-Jan-1923   Signal transduction in the nervous system
Anders Celsius
Astronomer
27-Nov-1701 25-Apr-1744 Astronomer, invented centigrade scale
Viveca Lindfors
Actor
29-Dec-1920 25-Oct-1995 Night Unto Night
Alva Myrdal
Politician
31-Jan-1902 1-Feb-1986 Swedish diplomat, Nobel Prize recipient
Torsten N. Wiesel
Scientist
3-Jun-1924   Neurophysiology of vision

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Anders Jonas Ångström
Physicist
13-Aug-1814 21-Jun-1874 Founder of spectroscopy
Robert Bárány
Doctor
22-Apr-1876 8-Apr-1936 Studied inner ear, equilibrium system
Anders Celsius
Astronomer
27-Nov-1701 25-Apr-1744 Astronomer, invented centigrade scale
Viveca Lindfors
Actor
29-Dec-1920 25-Oct-1995 Night Unto Night
Carolus Linnaeus
Botanist
23-May-1707 10-Jan-1778 Created a taxonomy of the species
Nathan Söderblom
Religion
15-Jan-1866 12-Jul-1931 Archbishop of Sweden
Arne Tiselius
Chemist
10-Aug-1902 29-Aug-1971 Electrophoresis



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