Monarch – Sigismund
February 24 - End of the Cudgel War.
- Bad harvests again cause famine.
- The Riksdag of Arboga confirm Duke Charles as regent, and the loyalists of the King flees to Poland.
January 27 - Jacob Ilkka, rebel leader of the Cudgel war (born 1545)
13 April - Klaus Fleming, admiral and governor (born 1535)
19 July - Gunilla Bielke, queen (born 1568)
20 November - Princess Elizabeth of Sweden, princess (born 1549)
11 November - Gustav of Saxe-Lauenburg, prince (born 1570)
1597 in Sweden Wikipedia
Events from the year 1597 in Sweden