Trisha Shetty

1742 in Sweden

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1742 in Sweden

Events from the year 1742 in Sweden

Contents

Incumbents

  • Monarch – Frederick I
  • Events

  • - The Kosta Glasbruk is founded.
  • June - The Swedish province of Finland is occupied of the Empire of Russia during the Lesser Wrath.
  • 9 August - The Swedish forces in Finland surrender to the Russian army in Helsingfors.
  • - Empress Elizabeth I of Russia states that Sweden may have Finland back if her candidate in the election for an heir to the Swedish throne, Adolf Frederik of Holstein-Gottorp, is accepted.
  • - Proclamation of the Kingdom of Finland (1742)
  • - The Hats (party) lose government power and are replaced by a government supported by the Caps (party).
  • - Anders Celsius construct the Celsius thermometer.
  • - Adelriks och Giöthildas äfwentyr by Jacob Henrik Mörk.
  • Births

  • 28 July - Rutger Macklean, driving figure in the reorganization of agricultural lands (died 1816)
  • 3 October - Anders Jahan Retzius, scientist (died 1821)
  • - Christina Krook, educator (died 1806)
  • 9 December – Carl Wilhelm Scheele, chemist (died 1786)
  • Deaths

  • 17 April – Arvid Horn, politician (died 1664)
  • - Lars Roberg, physician (died 1664)
  • June 21 - Johannes Steuchius, arch bishop (died 1676)
  • References

    1742 in Sweden Wikipedia


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