Project Runeberg is an initiative patterned after Project Gutenberg that publishes freely available electronic versions of books significant to the culture and history of the Nordic countries. Project Gutenberg, abbreviated as PG, is a volunteer effort to Digitize, archive and distribute Cultural works The Nordic countries make up a region in Northern Europe called the Nordic region, consisting of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, The Project began archiving Nordic-language literature in December 1992, but today also has graphical facsimiles of old works, sheet music, and Latin works by Nordic authors. Year 1992 ( MCMXCII) was a Leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar)
Project Runeberg is named after Finland's national poet Johan Ludvig Runeberg. Finland, officially the Republic of Finland ( is a Nordic country situated in the Fennoscandian region of northern Europe. Johan Ludvig Runeberg (5 February 1804 Jakobstad &ndash 6 May 1877 Porvoo) was a Finnish poet and is the National poet of Finland The name also has a double meaning as Rune (letter in the Runic alphabet) and berg (mountain) can, in most of the Nordic languages, be translated loosely to "Mountain of letters". Finally, the name also rhymes with "Gutenberg".