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27 May - Jewish immigration to Sweden is legalized.
19 September - Inauguration of the new building of the Stenborg Theatre in Stockholm.
30 September - The Royal Swedish Opera relocates from Bollhuset to a new modern opera house, which is inaugurated with Cora och Alonzo by Johann Gottlieb Naumann.
- A Catholic church is opened in Stockholm.
- Hydrogen cyanide discovered by Carl Wilhelm Scheele.
- Elisabeth Olin inducted to the Royal Swedish Academy of Music.
- Elsa Fougt becomes the manager of the Royal printing press.
6 February - Gertrud Ahlgren, cunning woman and natural healer (died 1874)
8 February - Malla Silfverstolpe, salonniére (died 1861)
13 May – Johan Gustaf Sandberg, painter (died 1854)
13 November - Esaias Tegnér, poet (died 1846)
13 May – Daniel Solander, naturalist and an apostle of Carl Linnaeus, (born 1733)
16 July - Queen Dowager Louisa Ulrika, queen dowager (born 1720)
- Elisabeth Christina von Linné, scientist (born 1743)
1782 in Sweden Wikipedia
Events from the year 1782 in Sweden