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Profiles

  • Anders Thalus Ericsson (1801 - 1891)
    Thalus became a Finnish citizen in 1836, when he together with John Julin and David Cowie started Fiskars Mechanical Workshop. Thalus Ericsson and David Cowie built Finland's first steam engine. They w...
  • Astrid Lindgren (1907 - 2002)
    Astrid Lindgren grew up in Näs, near Vimmerby, Småland and many of her books are based on her family and childhood memories and landscapes. However, Pippi Longstocking, one of her most famous books, wa...
  • Knut I Ericsson, King of Sweden (1145 - 1196)
    Knut Eriksson, död 1196, kung av Sverige ca 1167-1195, son till Erik den helige och drottning Kristina.Då fadern dräptes, flydde Knut troligen ur riket. Han återkom omkring 1167, dödade Karl Sverkersso...
  • Eric Ericsson (1763 - 1828)
    See (not source)"Eric Ericsson/riksdagsman: "Jag tackar min gud at jag icke wid någon läroanstalt fåt tilfälle förlora mitt Naturliga förstånd (ca 1825)" Eric Ericsson,member of the Swedish Parliament ...

About the Ericsson surname

This last name was originally a typical Scandinavian Patronymic: http://wiki.geni.com/index.php/Patronymics It was only introduced as a last name or family name around 1850-1900.