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5 April - The Royal Swedish Academy is founded.
1 May – King Gustav III summon the Riksdag of the Estates to Stockholm.
23 June - The Riksdag of the Estates is dissolved.
- The first school to give higher education to female students, the Societetsskolan, is founded in Gothenburg.
- Foundation of the Swedish West India Company
- Maria Christina Bruhn becomes the first woman to be given a patent as an inventor in Sweden.
- The first hot air balloons are released in Sweden by the popular acrobat Antonio Bartolomeo Spinacuta.
19 January – Carl Gustaf Kröningssvärd, lawyer and historian (died 1859)
13 May - Anna Ehrenström, poet (died 1857)
8 August - Bengt Erland Fogelberg, sculptor (died 1854)
18 September – Leonhard Fredrik Rääf, folklorist, local historian and conservative politician (died 1872)
18 March – Gustaf Lundberg, painter (born 1695)
11 May - Anna Sofia Ramström, courtier (born 1738)
15 May - Eva Ekeblad, scientist (born 1724)
21 May – Carl Wilhelm Scheele, pharmaceutical chemist (born 1745)
22 May – Carl Fredrik Mennander, bishop (born 1712)
1786 in Sweden Wikipedia
Events from the year 1786 in Sweden