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1644 in Sweden

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1644 in Sweden

Events from the year 1644 in Sweden

Contents

Incumbents

  • Monarch – Christina
  • Events

  • 9 January - Battle of Kolding (1644)
  • - Swedish occupation of Jylland.
  • - Swedish occupation of Landskrona and Helsingborg in Danish Scania.
  • 16 May - Action of 16 May 1644
  • 1 July - Battle of Colberger Heide
  • 13 October - Battle of Fehmarn (1644)
  • 23 November - Battle of Jüterbog
  • - Queen Christina is declared to be of legal majority and the regency government is dissolved.
  • December 4 - Battle of Bysjön
  • - A new sumptuary law bans the use of textiles, laces and ribbons of gold and silver for clothing, as well as engagement- and baptism parties: the law is not respected and is replaced in 1664.
  • Births

  • 7 February - Nils Bielke, member of the High Council of Sweden, military and politician (died 1716)
  • - Märet Jonsdotter, alleged witch (died 1672)
  • - Beata Magdalena Wittenberg, courtier (died 1705)
  • Deaths

  • 26 July - Clas Fleming (admiral), admiral and administrator involved in the development of a formal management structure for the Royal Swedish Navy under King Gustav II Adolf and Queen Christina (born 1592)
  • 21 April - Torsten Stålhandske, Finnish officer in the Swedish army during the Thirty Years' War (born 1593)
  • References

    1644 in Sweden Wikipedia


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