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Sven Olov Lindholm
Sven Olov Knutsson Lindholm (8 February 1903 – 26 April 1998) was a Sweden, Swedish Nazism, Nazi leader, active in several Swedish fascist and Nazi organizations from the 1920s to the 1950s, most notably the infamous Nazi party National Socialist Workers' Party (Sweden), Svensk socialistisk samling (SSS, i.e "Swedish Socialist Gathering") In later years, during the 1970s and 1980s, he renounced his former belief and anti-semitism, and stated he believed the Holocaust perpetrated by Nazi Germany had happened and that it was a crime. He quit the Nazi movement and joined the left-wing party and the peace movement. Biography Born in Jönköping Municipality, Lindholm joined the Swedish army at an early age, rising to the rank of Sergeant. Stationed in Stockholm, he was initially drawn to Elof Eriksson, a proto-fascist who emphasised anti-communism and anti-Semitism. He soon joined Konrad Hallgren in setting up the Sveriges Fascistiska Folkparti (Swedish Fascist People's Party) – ...
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Jönköping Municipality
Jönköping Municipality ( sv, Jönköpings kommun) is a Municipalities of Sweden, municipality in Jönköping County, southern Sweden. The Cities of Sweden, city Jönköping is the municipal seat. The municipality is situated by the southern end of lake Vättern. Historical background The area of the present municipality consists of more than twenty original municipal entities, among them three former cities in Sweden, cities. In 1952 the number of units was reduced to thirteen. The present municipality was created in connection with the nationwide local government reform of 1971. Localities There are 17 Urban areas in Sweden, urban areas (also called a Tätort or locality) in Jönköping Municipality. In the table the localities are listed according to the size of the population as of December 31, 2015. The municipal seat is in bold characters. Sport International Floorball Federation was founded in the eastern part of Jönköping, in Huskvarna, 1986. International relations ...
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Anti-Semitism
Antisemitism (also spelled anti-semitism or anti-Semitism) is hostility to, prejudice, or discrimination against Jews. A person who holds such positions is called an antisemite. Antisemitism is generally considered to be a form of racism. Antisemitism may be manifested in many ways, ranging from expressions of hatred of or discrimination against individual Jews to organized pogroms by mobs or police, police forces, or even military attacks on entire Jewish communities. Although the term did not come into common usage until the 19th century, it is also applied to previous and later anti-Jewish incidents. Notable instances of Persecution of Jews, persecution include the Rhineland massacres preceding the First Crusade in 1096, the Edict of Expulsion from England in 1290, the 1348–1351 persecution of Jews during the Black Death, the History of the Jews in Spain#Massacres and mass conversions of 1391, massacres of Spanish Jews in 1391, the persecutions of the Spanish Inquisition, ...
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