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1756 in Sweden

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1756 in Sweden

Events from the year 1756 in Sweden

Contents

Incumbents

  • Monarch – Adolf Frederick
  • Events

  • February - A conflict between the Riksdag and the King and the Queen result in the removal of the current governor of Crown Prince Gustav, who is replaced by a new one, appointed by the parliament.
  • 26 May - The parliament begun to use a name stamp with the signature of the King, when the monarch refuses to sign papers of state.
  • July - The Coup of 1756 of Queen Louisa Ulrika, in which she planned to replace the reinstate the absolute monarchy by the support of the Hovpartiet, is exposed.
  • 23 July - Eight participants in the Queen's planned Coup d'état is executed in Stockholm.
  • - The common Moonshine manufacturing of brännvin is banned.
  • - Ban on the import of coffee.
  • - Sweden and Denmark conduct an alliance at sea to protect the ships at the North Sea.
  • - The Great awakening movement starts in the province of Finland, inspired by Lisa Eriksdotter.
  • - En swensks tankar öfwer den 22 junii 1756. Sthlm 1756. by Elisabeth Stierncrona
  • Births

  • 3 April – Carl Gustaf af Leopold, poet (died 1829)
  • 20 June - Joseph Martin Kraus, composer (died 1792)
  • July 7- Gustaf Adolf Reuterholm, politician and royal favorite (died 1813)
  • 15 August – Olof Åhlström, composer (died 1835)
  • 9 September – Christopher Christian Karsten, opera singer (died 1827)
  • Date unknown - Brita Hagberg, war heroine (died 1825)
  • Date unknown - Maria Katarina Öhrn, singer and actress (died 1783)
  • Date unknown - Henrik Gustaf Ulfvenklou, mystic and medium (died 1819)
  • Maria Nilsdotter i Ölmeskog, farmer and heroine (died 1822)
  • Deaths

  • 24 June - Olof Celsius, botanist, philologist and clergyman
  • 23 July - Johan Puke, participator in the Coup of 1756
  • 23 July - Magnus Stålsvärd, participator in the Coup of 1756
  • 23 July - Gustaf Jacob Horn, participator in the Coup of 1756
  • 23 July - Erik Brahe, participator in the Coup of 1756
  • References

    1756 in Sweden Wikipedia


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