|Covid-19|Monarch – Charles XII
12 May - Wedding between Hedvig Sophia of Sweden and Frederick IV, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp on Karlberg Palace.
Summer - The king and his brother-in-law engage in the Gottorp Fury, which scandalizes the country.
August - Samuel Klingenstierna, scientist (died 1765)
28 November - Charlotta Frölich, historian and agronomist (died 1770)
- Lovisa von Burghausen, memoir writer, famed for her slave narrative (died 1733)
February - Anna Åkerhielm, archaeological writer and traveler (born 1642)
23 October - David Klöcker Ehrenstrahl, painter (born 1628)
1698 in Sweden Wikipedia
Events from the year 1698 in Sweden