Economic history of Sweden

During the period 1790-1815 Sweden experienced two parallel economic movements: an agricultural revolution with larger agricultural estates, the crown transferring areas to private farmers, new c...
LGBT history in Sweden
Homosexuality in Sweden was decriminalised in 1944.6 years later, the Swedish Federation for LGBT Rights (RFSL) was founded.
Military history of Sweden

During the prehistoric times, modern Sweden was divided into provinces and in the Svea and Göta kingdoms. There is said that wars were fought between Svear and Götar and that the former were vict...
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Swedish iron mining during World War II
Swedish iron ore was an important economic factor in the European Theatre of World War II. Both the Allies and the Third Reich were keen on the control of the mining district in northernmost Sweden, s...
Folkhemmet
Folkhemmet (English: the people's home, definite form of folkhem) is a political concept that played an important role in the history of the Swedish Social Democratic Party and the Swedish welfare...
Kejne affair
The Kejne affair was a political affair in Sweden in the 1950s.In 1948, Karl-Erik Kejne (1913-60), a pastor of the town mission, publicly accused groups of gay men of threatening him and making attemp...
Viceroy of Norway
The Viceroy of Norway (Constitutional Danish: Vice-Konge) was the appointed head of the Norwegian Government in the absence of the King, during the era of the Union between Sweden and Norway. The role...
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Lapp Codicil of 1751
Lapp Codicil of 1751 is an addendum to the Stromstad Treaty of 1751 that defined the Norwegian-Swedish border. It consists of 30 sections.This special codicil formalised the rights of the Lapps or Sám...
Lapphyttan
16°4′14.76″E / 60.0757000°N 16.0707667°E / 60.0757000; 16.0707667Lapphyttan or Lapphyttejarn in Norberg Municipality, Sweden, may be regarded as the type site for the Medieval...
Battle of Rathenow
The Battle of Rathenow (German: Schlacht um Rathenow or Überfall von Rathenow) was the first engagement between the forces of Brandenburg-Prussia and Sweden in the Swedish-Brandenburg War (also ca...
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Swedish submarine incidents
The submarine hunts or submarine incidents were a series of several incidents involving foreign submarines that occurred in Swedish territorial waters during the Cold War. In this time, there was in...
Sweden in Union with Norway
The Union between Sweden and Norway is an overriding theme of the history of Sweden in the 19th century. On 4 November 1814, the kingdoms of Sweden and Norway formed a personal union under one king. T...
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Kalmar War
The Kalmar War (1611–1613) was a war between Denmark–Norway and Sweden. Though Denmark soon gained the upper hand, she was unable to defeat Sweden entirely. The Kalmar War was the last time Denmark su...
Kalmar War - Wikipedia
Guadeloupe Fund
The Guadeloupe Fund (Swedish: Guadeloupefonden) was established by Sweden's Riksdag of the Estates in 1815 for the benefit of Crown Prince and Regent Charles XIV John of Sweden, also known as Jean...
Carin du Rietz
Carin or Karin (Catharina) du Rietz (1766–1788) was a Swedish woman who became a soldier at the Royal guard in the guise of a man. She was the first woman in the Swedish royal guard. Her story was a w...
Oath of Allegiance (Sweden)
The Oath of Allegiance of Sweden (in Swedish called Tro- och huldhetsed which literally translates to Fidelity and Allegiance Oath) was an oath of allegiance to the King of Sweden that had to be taken...
Ekman & Co
Ekman is a surname of Swedish origin which may refer to
Sweden during World War II
Sweden maintained its policy of neutrality during World War II. When the war began on September 1, 1939, the fate of Sweden was unclear. But by a combination of its geopolitical location in the Scandi...
Sweden during World War II - Wikipedia
HSwMS Ulla Fersen (1789)
HMS Ulla Fersen was a frigate of the Swedish Royal Navy, designed by Frederik H. Chapman, and launched in 1789. She served during the Russo-Swedish War (1788-1790), most notably at the Battle of Reval...
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Referendums in Sweden
Since the introduction of parliamentarism in Sweden, six national referendums have been held. Legal provisions for referendums were introduced in 1922, one year after the adoption of universal suffrag...
Referendums in Sweden - Wikipedia
Swedish Board of Mines
The Swedish Board of Mines (Swedish: Bergskollegium) was a Swedish government agency that worked between 1637–1857 with the task of guiding and controlling the mining industry and metal processing in ...