|Covid-19|In the spring, the Great Famine leave the streets of the capital littered with corpses, but later the year, the famine is finally over.
5 April - Charles XI of Sweden dies and is succeeded by Charles XII of Sweden under the regency of his grandmother.
May - The Royal residence in the capital, Tre Kronor (castle), burns down.
Helena Arnell, painter (died 1751)
5 April - Charles XI of Sweden, monarch (born 1655)
11 September - Agneta Rosenbröijer, noblewoman and businessperson (born 1620)
- Karin Thomasdotter, vogt and länsman (born 1610)
- Ebba Maria De la Gardie, singer and poet (born 1657)
1697 in Sweden Wikipedia
Events from the year 1697 in Sweden