Runeberg


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Ru·ne·berg

(rū'nĕ-bārg),
Johan W., Finnish physician, 1843-1918. See: Runeberg formula.
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(10) "Runeberg comprendio que no era llegada la hora.
Their first home was on Central Avenue not far from the Runeberg Lodge.
Fagerholm, who lives in EkenA[currency]s, Finland, also won Sweden's August Prize and Finland's Runeberg Prize for her debut novel, Wonderful Women by the Sea.
Let us mention a few of them: the collection of the national epoch (Lonnroth 1849), the narrative characterization of the national character and the publication of the national song (Runeberg 1848), the publication of a text book about the national environment and national character (Topelius 1875), the philosophical-scientific foundation of the (Finnish) national State (Snellman 1842).
Members of the early labour movement had taken part in memorial days organised in honour of Johan Ludvig Runeberg, the national poet, and Johan Vilhelm Snellman, the nineteenth-century statesman.
He was a member of the Runeberg Mens Chorus in 1938 and performed at the 1939 New York Worlds Fair.
She has received numerous Finnish and Swedish awards for her novels, including the Runeberg Award for her first novel, Underbara kvinnor vid vatten (1994), and Sweden's prestigious August Prize for Den amerikanska flickan (2004).
JORGE LUIS BORGES, who populated many of his most famous works with fictitious Swedes (with names like Runeberg and Lonnrot), and whose interest in the Scandinavian soul was readily apparent, drew attention to the strange predicament of Nordic culture, rich and advanced yet almost unknown to the rest of the world: In universal history, the wars and books of Scandinavia are as if they had never existed; everything remains isolated and without a trace, as if it had come to pass in a dream or in the crystal balls where clairvoyants gaze.