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Sweden marks Lindgren, Linnaeus anniversaries this year

Sweden is preparing a host of special events this year to commemorate children's author Astrid Lindgren, who would have turned 100 this year, as well as the 300th anniversary of the birth of botanist Carl Linnaeus.Lindgren, who died in 2002, was the creator of the character Pippi Longstocking. In May, an Astrid Lindgren Museum is due to be dedicated at Nas, a farm outside the town of Vimmerby, in the province of Smaland, where Lindgren was born. ...

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