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- The King are no longer able to participate in politics because of health reasons, and a stamp with his signature is manufactured and used by the government of the Riksdag of the Estates.
- The Royal Order of the Seraphim, Order of the Sword and Order of the Polar Star is created.
- A new law disbands the privileges of all factories who cannot support themselves with the exception of private home manufacture.
- The Romani are formally allowed to live in Sweden. The condition is however that they settle permanently and abandon their nomadic life style.
- Eva Ekeblad is inducted to the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. She is the first female member there.
- A fund and a home is established for the support of widows and orphans of sailors.
27 February - Anders Sparrman, naturalist, abolitionist and an apostle of Carl Linnaeus (died 1820)
5 March - Jonas Dryander, botanist (died 1810)
- Louis Masreliez, painter and interior designer (died 1810)
- Hedvig Wigert, opera singer (died 1780)
- Charlotte Manderström, courtier (died 1816)
1748 in Sweden Wikipedia
Events from the year 1748 in Sweden