the general election which are held every four years in conjunction with the national. Så vad väntar du på? Charles XII attempted to invade Norway in 1716, but he was shot dead at Fredriksten fortress in 1718. In the 1991 election, while the Greens lost their seats, two new parties gained seats for the first time: the Christian Democrats and New Democracy. 183 Ports higher up the Swedish west coast include Varberg, with a ferry connection across the Kattegat to Grenaa in Denmark, and Göteborg, serving Frederikshavn at the northern tip of Denmark and Kiel in Germany. History Main article: History of Sweden Prehistory Main article: Prehistoric Sweden A Vendel-era helmet, at the Swedish Museum of National Antiquities Sweden's prehistory begins in the Allerød oscillation, according to whom? 271 272 The number of convictions up to 2013 has remained between 110,000 and 130,000 in the 2000s a decrease since the 1970s, when they numbered around 300,000 despite the population growth. In 2006, out of a total electricity production of 139 TWh, electricity from hydropower accounted for 61 TWh (44 and nuclear power delivered 65 TWh (47). As in the first world war, Sweden remained officially neutral during World War II, although its neutrality during World War II has been disputed. They include Midsummer celebrating the summer solstice ; Walpurgis Night ( Valborgsmässoafton ) on 30 April lighting bonfires; and Labour Day or Mayday on 1 May is dedicated to socialist demonstrations. However, Margaret's successors, whose rule was also centred in Denmark, were unable to control the Swedish nobility. New York: Harcourt, Brace Jovanovich, Inc.
In 2006, Tre Kronor became the first national hockey team to win both the Olympic and world championships in the same year. On, a Whiskey-class submarine ( U 137 ) from the Soviet Union ran aground close to the naval base at Karlskrona in the southern part of the country. This period was characterised by small bands of hunter-gatherer-fishers using flint technology. A second radio network was started in 1954 and a third opened 1962 in response to pirate radio stations. There is some maritime moderation from the Atlantic which renders the Swedish continental climate less severe than that of nearby Russia. Sweden hosts the two largest port companies in Scandinavia, Port of Göteborg AB (Gothenburg) and the transnational company Copenhagen Malmö Port. However, Charles did not pursue the Russian army, instead turning against PolandLithuania and defeating the Polish king, Augustus II, and his Saxon allies at the Battle of Klissow in 1702.