|Covid-19|Monarch – Ulrika Eleonora
23 January - The Riksdag of the Estates refuse the recognize Queen Ulrika Eleonora as monarch by inheritance, but agree to recognize her as monarch by election after she agrees to ratify a new constitution, Instrument of Government (1719), introducing a parliamentary system and a constitutional monarchy.
27 January - The remains of Charles XII arrive to Karlberg Palace outside the capital.
19 February - Queen Ulrika Eleonora signs the new constitution.
19 February - The execution of Georg Heinrich von Görtz.
21 February - The new constitution is applied and the absolute monarchy is thereby abolished.
26 February - The burial of Charles XII.
17 March - The coronation of Queen Ulrika Eleonora.
10 April - Arvid Horn steps down as Privy Council Chancellery.
15 May - Gustav Cronhielm appointed Privy Council Chancellery.
July to August - The Russian Pillage of 1719-1721.
24 July - Nyköping is burned during the Russian Pillage of 1719-1721.
13 August - The Russian unsuccessfully attacks Stockholm in the Battle of Stäket during the Russian Pillage of 1719-1721.
19 August - Norrtälje is burned during the Russian Pillage of 1719-1721
9 November – Peace between Sweden and Hannover.
9 December - Arvid Horn replace Gustav Cronhielm as Privy Council Chancellery.
- Formation of the Caps (party) and Hats (party).
- The Södermalm riots, one of the biggest riots in Stockholm history, originating from a fight in a brothel, spread in the poorer areas of Stockholm were it lasts for several days, resulting in a great deal of damage.
- Boërosia by Nils Hufwedsson Dal
5 April - Axel von Fersen the Elder, politician (died 1794)
- Petter Stenborg, actor and theater director (died 1781)
- Charlotta Sparre, courtier (died 1795)
February 19 - Georg Heinrich von Görtz, diplomat and royal favorite (born 1688)
- Catharina Wallenstedt, letter writer (born 1627)
1719 in Sweden Wikipedia
Events from the year 1719 in Sweden