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1772 in Sweden

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1772 in Sweden

Events from the year 1772 in Sweden

Contents

Incumbents

  • Monarch – Gustav III
  • Events

  • February - The pamphlet Det Olyckliga Swenska Fruentimrets Böneskrift till Allmänheten by Anna Maria Rückerschöld, counted as one of the first feminist publications in the women's issue in Sweden.
  • 29 May – Coronation of King Gustav III and Queen Sophia Magdalena in Stockholm.
  • 29 May – The Order of Vasa is created.
  • June - Johan Christopher Toll arrive in Scania to prepare a coup d'état.
  • July - Jakob Magnus Sprengtporten arrive in Finland and take hold of the Sveaborg Fortress in preparation of a coup d'état.
  • 12 August – Rebellion in Scania.
  • 16 August – Rebellion in Finland.
  • 19 August – Revolution of 1772: King Gustav III stages a coup d'état against the parliament in Stockholm with the support of Hovpartiet.
  • 21 August – King Gustav III forces the parliament to accept the Swedish Constitution of 1772.
  • 22 August – Joachim von Düben resign as President of the Chancellor.
  • 23 August – Ulrik Scheffer appointed President of the Chancellor.
  • 26 August – King Gustav III formally abolish torture, and the Rose Chamber in Nya smedjegården and the Thief Cellar in the Town Hall, is closed.
  • September – The legal manufacture of Brännvin for personal use is banned because of the crop's failure.
  • 9 November – A Pawnbroker of the state is founded in Stockholm.
  • 2 December - Foundation of the Royal Physiographic Society in Lund.
  • 8 December - The Sahlgrenska University Hospital is founded.
  • - The Royal Swedish Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities resume its activity.
  • - Gustafs skål by Carl Michael Bellman.
  • - The Stenborg Company performs before the King, who wish to reinstate a Swedish language theater at Bollhuset.
  • - The permit to engage in Tobacco trade is foremost to be granted to (widowed and married) women in need to support themselves.
  • - Royal Patriotic Society is founded.
  • - First issue of Hwad Nytt?? Hwad Nytt??
  • Births

  • 9 February – Frans Michael Franzén, poet (died 1847)
  • 25 April – Louis Deland, ballet dancer (died 1823)
  • 7 June - Aurora Liljenroth, scholar (died 1836)
  • 10 June – Greta Naterberg, folk singer (d. 1818)
  • 3 November – Carl Löwenhielm, diplomat (died 1861)
  • 22 November – Lars Hjortsberg, actor (died 1843)
  • 14 December – Wendela Gustafva Sparre, textile artist and a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Arts (died 1855)
  • Unknown date - Euphrosyne Löf, ballet dancer, actress, courtesan and royal mistress (died 1868)
  • Deaths

  • 29 March - Emanuel Swedenborg, scientist, philosopher, theologian, revelator, and mystic (born 1688)
  • Jeanne Du Londel, actor (born 1706)
  • References

    1772 in Sweden Wikipedia


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