Genealogy 2.0 call Sweden and maybe speak with the prime minister of Sweden

+8 votes

We now have a number in Sweden you can call and small talk. Maybe try use it for your genealogy problems in Sweden you never know ;-)
+46 771 793 336

see video when our prime minister Stefan Löfven answer
His Wikitree family tree


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WikiTree profile: Kjell Stefan Löfven
in The Tree House by Living Sälgö G2G6 Pilot (275k points)
Hilarious -- I heard about this recently on one of my favorite podcasts. I thought I might call and ask for Magnus. ;-)

Julie - use Mr Sälgö then they know. Isnt it cool that you trust people to represent Sweden....

But Warning You could get disappointed and just have to speak with the Swedish prime minister 

  • The Guardian
    • Apparently the top three things to ask a Swede if you want to annoy them are about Ikea, Abba and what they think about the Swedish Chef in The Muppets.
  • New York Times
    • Sweden is no stranger to relying on its people to tell its story. The country has a Twitter account, @Sweden, and it is staffed by a different resident each week, who is given full freedom to write Twitter posts about virtually whatever he or she likes on behalf of the nation of about 9.5 million people.
  • Twitter
    • From North Sweden - The winter way up north is currently at it's absolute best. Sunrise 4am, sunset 10pm. Soon the sun won't set at all!


So, have you taken your turn with the Twitter feed yet?

Re Julie 

not yet its on my list of things to do before I die....

  • Answer The Swedish Number TODO
  • Design an Infobox on Wikitree TODO
  • Be in charge of the Swedish Twitter TODO
  • Connect with the prime minister Stefan Löfven on Wikitree DONE relation
OK I have ancestors from Sweden (Benson) probably as common as Smith and Jones.  How do I find them?  OK plan a trip to Sweden!  Oh yea hear there are a lot of other benefits to a trip to Sweden, like sexig kille.

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+4 votes
Heard something about this yesterday - sounds interesting, have been to Sweden a couple of times and would certainly go again,

Thanks for posting
by Chris Burrow G2G6 Pilot (182k points)
Its a little bit fascinating what a simple idea it is..... Don't understand why we don't set up things like this inside Wikitree....

Using Skype, Google Hangout its free communicating over internet....

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