Monarch – John III
10 August - The Livonian War is ended by the Treaty of Plussa.
- Creation of the - Diocese of Mariestad
- A new sumptuary law bans the use of velvet for hats and jackets and silk skirts for women not belonging to the nobility.
16 June - Axel Oxenstierna, statesman (died 1654 in Sweden)
16 September - Catherine Jagiellon, queen (born 1526)
- Sofia Johansdotter Gyllenhielm, illegitimate royal daughter (born 1556)
1583 in Sweden Wikipedia
Events from the year 1583 in Sweden