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1753 in Sweden

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1753 in Sweden

Events from the year 1753 in Sweden

Contents

Incumbents

  • Monarch – Adolf Frederick
  • Events

  • 17 February – Sweden replace the Julian calendar with the Gregorian calendar.
  • 1 May - Species Plantarum by Carolus Linnaeus.
  • 24 July - The Royal Swedish Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities is founded by Queen Louisa Ulrika.
  • 20 September – Inauguration of the new observatory of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.
  • - Carolus Linnaeus names the Cannabis sativa.
  • - The new Royal Palace, Stockholm, is sufficiently ready for the Royal family to move in, and they leave the Wrangel Palace for their new residence.
  • - The Du Londel Troupe is established in Sweden.
  • - The Kina slott is created and given to the queen as the birthday present.
  • - A new school regulation is instituted in the capital, in which all the basic educational schools of the capital is to include the subjects writing, reading, mathematics, history, geography, essay-writing, nature science and drawing.
  • - Creation of the Tankebyggarorden.
  • Births

  • 13 June – Johan Afzelius, chemist (died 1837)
  • 2 July – Hedvig Eleonora von Fersen, courtier (died 1792)
  • 16 September – Märta Helena Reenstierna, diarist (died 1841)
  • 8 October - Sophia Albertina, Abbess of Quedlinburg, princess (died 1829)
  • - Jeanna von Lantingshausen, politically active countess (died 1809)
  • Deaths

  • 13 July – Sten Carl Bielke, official, scientist and member of the Swedish parliament (born 1709)
  • - Hedvig Mörner, politically influential countess (born 1672)
  • 26 October - Margareta von Ascheberg, landowner (born 1671)
  • References

    1753 in Sweden Wikipedia


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