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- Enskiftet begins in Scania.
- The Barber of Seville is played for the first time in Sweden at the Stenborg Theatre in Stockholm, with Christina Rahm and Kjell Waltman.
- Beskrivning om upstaden Örebro by Johan Fredric Bagge
- Passionerna by Thomas Thorild
23 January – Carl Adolph Agardh, botanist (died 1859)
February - Anna Sundström, chemist (died 1871)
6 May – Arvid August Afzelius, historian and mythologist (died 1871)
5 October – Lasse-Maja, notorious criminal (died 1845)
– Mariana Koskull, royal mistress (died 1841)
30 October – Gustaf Filip Creutz, diplomat and poet (born 1731)
16 November – Johan Gottschalk Wallerius, chemist and mineralogist (born 1709)
- Lovisa von Plat, brothel madam (unknown birthyear)
1785 in Sweden Wikipedia
Events from the year 1785 in Sweden