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1744 in Sweden

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1744 in Sweden

Events from the year 1744 in Sweden

Contents

Incumbents

  • Monarch – Frederick I
  • Events

  • 30 January - Execution of Skinnar Per Andersson.
  • March - The threatening war with Denmark is prevented by a treaty between Sweden and Denmark.
  • July - The Empire of Russia agree to recall their troops from Sweden.
  • 18 August - The wedding between Crown Prince Adolf Frederick and Louisa Ulrika of Prussia on Drottningholm Palace.
  • August - Creation of the L'Ordre de l'Harmonie.
  • By royal letter, the right to sell Tobacco in the Swedish cities is reserved for women in need of support, ruined male burghers and war invalids: this is confirmed a second time in 1772, then with the addition that the tobacco sellers are only permitted to employ females or non-adult males.
  • Births

  • 29 January - Catharina Charlotta Swedenmarck, writer (died 1813)
  • 9 June – Frans Suell, businessperson (died 1818)
  • 15 July – Maria Kristina Kiellström, the role model of Ulla Winblad (died 1798)
  • December 15 or 25 - Elsa Fougt, printer, publisher, book importer and newspaper editor (died 1826)
  • - Charlotte Du Rietz, love interest of Gustav III (died 1820)
  • - Jacob Guntlack, notorious thief (died 1771)
  • Deaths

  • 30 January - Skinnar Per Andersson, rebel leader (born 1703)
  • February - Hedvig Taube, royal mistress (born 1714)
  • 25 April - Anders Celsius, astronomer, physicist and mathematician (born 1701)
  • References

    1744 in Sweden Wikipedia


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