Organizers say the conference Släktforskardagarna (or family history days), held in Nyköping last weekend, is the third largest of its kind in the world.
- Said to be third largest event.
- Defining moments # 11Record number of medals.
In 1912, Stockholm hosted the Summer Olympic Games. Sweden took a record number of 64 medals and dominated the Games.
- Defining moments # 9Popular with the Nazi elite.
Singer Zarah Leander stirred up quite a lot of controversy in the 1940's when she left her career in Sweden to work for a studio in Germany backed by the Nazi elite.
- Defining moments # 4For 11 months.
In the late 1970's, hundreds of people in Stockholm took collective action against the city's plans to tear down the block Mullvaden.
- Defining moments # 3Stig Bergling.
He worked most of his career as an officer with the Secret Service, but many Swedes remember him today as the man who sold military secrets to the Soviet Union in the 1970's.
- Defining moments # 2Turned into a festival.
The year after Abba had won the Eurovision Song Contest with the song 'Waterloo', hundreds of thousands of people gathered to protest against the annual music competition.