Swedes

Earliest record: 400
Last record: 1970

Language family: Germanic

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YearsAction
400600Naval attack [1]
500600Settled in
550Settled in [2]
5501970Located in
600700Partial migration to
650Settled in [3]
650850Settled in [4]
737Conquered [1]
800Settled in [3]
800900Attacked [5]
839Partial migration to
8391000Located in [6]
860Conquered [3]
862879Settled in [7]
8621000Located in
900Conquered [3]
900940Located in
907Attacked [5]
9901016Attacked [5]
10001100Were assimilated
11551293Partial migration to [8]
1238Attacked [9]
1300Attacked [2]
1348Attacked [2]
16171648Conquered
16311632Attacked
1814Attacked [10]

Location Info

  1. S & E shore of Baltic Sea
  2. Mouth of Western Dvina (Daugava) R, Latvia (SU).
  3. Aland Is
  4. {Aland Is} *{202-8}*
  5. {W Dvina, Upper Volga, Oka RR} *{234-124}* + Upper Dnepr R + Rostov area
  6. Kurland (= Kurzeme or Courland), S part of Latvia
  7. Grobin (Grobina) nr Liepaja in W Latvia; Apuole (Apulia) in NW Lithuania (25 mi SE of Grobina on Barta R); Elbing (old mart of Truso; = Elblag PL)
  8. Upper Donets R
  9. Kurisches Haff (Kurskij Zaliv, N of Kaliningrad, SU; SW tip of by)
  10. Courland
  11. {Upper Volga R (before it flows into Rybinskij Lake)} *{43-26}*
  12. Upper Volga R (before it flows into Rybinskij Lake)
  13. SW SF, Karelia, Estonia & Kurland (= Kurzeme or Courland, S part of Latvia)
  14. Old Ladoga (Staraya Ladoga at or nr Novaja Ladoga at S end of L. Ladoga), Novgorod & Gnezdovo nr Smolensk, Kiev (SU)
  15. {Old Ladoga (Staraya Ladoga at or nr Novaja Ladoga at S end of L. Ladoga), Novgorod & Gnezdovo nr Smolensk, Kiev (SU)} *{15-25}*
  16. S Jutland (center at Hedeby; see Times Atlas p. 110, map 3)
  17. {S Jutland (center at Hedeby; see Times Atlas p. 110, map 3)} *{30- 26}*
  18. Constantinople
  19. England
  20. {Old Ladoga (Staraya Ladoga at or nr Novaja Ladoga at S end of L. Ladoga), Novgorod & Gnezdovo nr Smolensk, Kiev (SU)} *{15-25}*
  21. Uusimaa, Finland proper (Varsinais Suomi) (both regions in SF), Ostrobothnia (region in F, see map 2 ref 202)
  22. Neva R (SU)
  23. Modern Leningrad
  24. Neva R area
  25. Estonia & Latvia
  26. D (specifically Breitenfeld, Frankfurt-am-Main,Munich, Luetzen,in both FRG and GDR)
  27. DK

References

  1. Vernadsky, George. 1943. Ancient Russia. Yale University Press, New Haven, Connecticut. 425 pp.
  2. Jutikkala, Eino. 1962. A History of Finland. Frederick A. Praeger, New York. 291 pp.
  3. Nerman, Birger. 1956. Skandinavischer Ausklang des germanischen Heidentums. pp. 25-44. In Valjavec, Fritz (ed.). Historia Mundi, Vol 5. Francke Verlag, Bern, Switzerland.
  4. Gimbutas, Marija. 1963. The Balts. Thames and Hudson, London. 286 pp.
  5. Hallendorff, Carl and Adolf Schueck. 1970. History of Sweden. AMS Press, New York. 466 pp.
  6. Arbman, Holger. 1961. The Vikings. Frederick A. Praeger, New York. 212 pp.
  7. Capelle, Thorsten. 1971. Die Wikinger. Verlag W. Kohlhammer. Stuttgart. 139 pp.
  8. Jutikkala, Eino. 1936. A Survey of Finland's History. Akateeminen Kirjakauppa, Helsinki. 70 pp.
  9. Clarkson, Jesse D. 1961. A History of Russia. Random House, New York. 857 pp.
  10. Scott, Franklin D. 1975. Scandinavia. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts. 330 pp.