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Ola Värmlänning

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Ola Värmlänning

Ola Värmlänning is a drunken prankster whose legendary exploits were once very popular among the Swedish-American communities of Minnesota. A Swedish language book about him is in the collections of the Minnesota Historical Society.

Folk hero

See also


  • Roy Swanson, "A Swedish Immigrant Folk Figure: Ola Värmlänning", Minnesota History, Volume 29, pages 105-113.
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