Synonyms for valfrid or Related words with valfrid

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Examples of "valfrid"
Gunnar Valfrid Jarring (12 October 1907 – 29 May 2002) was a Swedish diplomat and Turkologist.
Tapio Valfrid Mäkelä (12 October 1926 – 12 May 2016) was a Finnish cross-country skier who competed in the 1950s.
Alfhild "Valfrid" Matilda Palmgren, as married Palmgren Munch-Petersen (3 June 1877, Stockholm, Sweden – 6 December 1967, Gentofte, Denmark), was a Swedish pedagogue and politician. She reformed the Swedish library policy and introduced the free public libraries in Sweden.
Harry Valfrid Siljander (10 December 1922 – 5 May 2010) was a Finnish light-heavyweight boxer who competed in the 1948 and 1952 Olympics. In 1948 he lost in a quarterfinal to the eventual champion George Hunter, and placed fifth.
Valfrid Ernhard "Poju" Nykänen, born 8 January 1894, died February 1918, was a Finnish World War I fighter pilot of the Imperial Russian Air Service. He was the first Finnish fighter pilot.
Valfrid Aleksander Resch (3 June 1910 – 2 August 1988), better known as Valle Resko, was a Finnish boxer. He competed as a lightweight at the 1928 and as a middleweight at the 1948 Summer Olympics, and lost his first bout on both occasions.
On 26 November 1919, de Champs married Ida Elisabeth Uggla (born 20 January 1897 in Gothenburg), the daughter of office manager Karl Vilhelm Valfrid Uggla and Julia Amelie Nordwall. de Champs died in 1959 in Stockholm and was buried at Norra begravningsplatsen.
Bruno Valfrid Ahlberg (born 23 April 1911 – 9 February 1966) was a Finnish boxer who competed in the 1932 and 1936 Summer Olympics. In 1932 he became the first Finnish boxer to win an Olympic medal, a bronze in the welterweight division. Four years later he lost his first bout in the middleweight competition.
Valfrid Palmgren was the daughter of Karl Edvard Palmgren. She was educated at her fathers school Palmgrenska samskolan, the first coeducational school in Europe, and was herself active there as a teacher from 1896–1907. She graduated as a Doctor of Philosophy in Roman philology from the University of Uppsala in 1905, and was employed as a Teaching assistant at the Kungliga biblioteket.
Tage Danielsson at first only wanted to direct, since he doubted his skills on stage, but the other cast members managed to persuade him. He sang a satirical song about the MRA that was well liked. The show was also the debut for the character Lindeman. An act where Hasse was to be interviewed about something in the newspapers as his character Valfrid Lindeman. This act was improvised and therefore different from time to time.
Gustaf Munch-Petersen grew up in a rich and respectable home; he was son of Valfrid Palmgren, a Swedish born Associate Professor in Swedish at Copenhagen University and Jon Julius Munch-Petersen, Professor in Engineering Research at the Polytechnic School. He graduated from Gymnasium in 1930 and thereafter started several academic courses, but none could capture his interest for more than a short period of time.
In 1910, Palmgren was elected in to the Stockholm City Council. Valfrid Palmgren worked for reforms in the policy of the Swedish libraries: she demanded that public libraries be open to all; that the loans be free of charge; that there be a public library accessible in each city; and that the libraries be free from political, commercial and religious censorship. She managed to have all her demands met and introduced to government policy, and is mainly remembered for this.
After the 1910 election, Gertrud Månsson as well as Valfrid Palmgren was interviewed by Idun (magazine), where Månsson commented: "What is to be done, I can not say now, before I have had the time to acquaint myself with the details of the office. But if I can ever in even some degree be of use to better the appalling living conditions, the source of so much discomfort and misery, it would be the greatest joy to me. But me, what can I do, other than what life have taught me?"
Sahlbom was born in Stockholm, Sweden, on 15 May 1871. She was the daughter of Charlotte (née Hallin) Sahlbom and Gustav Valfrid Sahlbom, a civil engineer. As a youth, she attended the Wallinska Girls' School, Sweden's first educational institution to offer university-preparatory education for girls. Scientifically-inclined, Sahlbom was arranged by her father to volunteer at Stockholm Water's laboratory, and she obtained her primary lab experience. In 1893 Sahlbom passed her matriculation examinations and attended "Stockholm högskola" (now Stockholm University), where she gained experience in the analysis of minerals. Nominated by Helge Bäckström, Sahlbom was inducted as a member of the Geological Society of Stockholm on 10 May 1894. In 1894 she attended Uppsala University, majoring in geology and graduating in 1896.
By a reform in 1909, women became eligible for municipal and city councils in Sweden, and in the following election in 1910, 37 women were elected to city councils and municipal councils all over Sweden, all of them being, in effect, the first elected female politicians of their country. In Stockholm city council, two women were elected: the social democrat Gertrud Månsson, and the right wing Valfrid Palmgren. As the votes were counted in the capital first, and the votes from the area electing Månsson were counted prior to the area of Palmgren, Gertrud Månsson could be regarded as the first woman elected in Sweden. Månsson had been nominated as candidate of her party because of her previous assignments in the poor care board.
Lindeman is the name of a large family of fictional characters, all played by Swedish comedian Hans Alfredson, portrayed by improvised monologues. Every day, the interviewer, Lasse O'Månsson or Tage Danielsson, would talk about a topic from today's newspaper and introduce a Lindeman with a relevant occupation. Then, Alfredson would talk about the given topic. The first series of Lindemen appeared in the revue Gröna hund (Translation: Green Dog, a pun on Gröna Lund) 1962, where they all were called Valfrid and were interviewed by O'Månsson. The recurring punchline for this first series was that they always ended up getting their waistcoats stuck in their trouser zippers. Valfrid's son, Malte, appeared in Gula Hund (Translation: Yellow Dog) 1964, where the endings were all different. From this time on, Danielsson interviewed. In Lådan (Translation: The Box) 1966-1967 and Under dubbelgöken (Translation: Under the Double Cuckoo) 1979, many Lindemen with different names appeared.
Series 2 features some interesting choices of actors for minor roles. Fredrik Gunnarsson features in "Faceless Killers" as Valfrid Strom, Gunnarson appears in 17 episodes of "Yellow Bird's" Swedish language TV series as uniformed police officer Svartman. Rune Bergman had a minor role in the Swedish language adaptation of "Faceless Killers" and also featured in the TV film "Luftslottet". Patrik Karlson featured in the Swedish language adaptation of "The Man Who Smiled" as well as the TV film "Mastermind". Bergman and Karlson have the distinction of appearing in films starring the three different Kurt Wallander actors. Karin Bertling also appears in the English language "Faceless Killers" and has previously worked on the Swedish-language TV film "Before the Frost".
In 1908–1909, Martinson worked as a pantry chef at restaurants and hotels in Sweden. In the winter of 1909, she met Karl Johansson in Ösmo. He was nine years older than her, and was a stone worker who lived with his brother Valfrid and their father Johan Petter in a torp called Johannesdal, in the woods between Ösmo and Sorunda. She became pregnant in March 1909 and Johansson proposed, but Martinson was doubtful about marrying him. Despite this, she and Karl moved to Johannesdal and in her book "Den osynlige älskaren" (""The Invisible Lover"") she wrote about her first year as mother and wife, the hard life in Johannesdal and how she desperately wanted to get away.
Increased communications were also beneficial for tourism. Swedish Railways had already run special trains before World War II, but started a special Dollar train in the summer months between Gothenborg and Kiruna, connecting to cruise ships from the United States. The canoe club Kiruna Långfärdspaddlare was founded in 1972 and rafting for tourists restarted after it had been discontinued for 20 years due to the drowning of Valfrid Johansson. Until the 1980s, tourism had been mainly a summer business, but touristic exploitation of dog sledging was started in 1983 in Jukkasjärvi. In 1990, the first Icehotel was built in Jukkasjärvi and advertised as the world's largest igloo. It had been built using techniques from the building of Malmbanan 90 years before, and was also inspired by the Snow Festival, that had started in 1986 to celebrate the Swedish Viking satellite. Since 1998, a special tourist area exists in the mine and since 1999, tourists can visit the various areas of research going on in Kiruna.