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1794 in Sweden

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1794 in Sweden

Events from the year 1794 in Sweden



  • Monarch – Gustav IV Adolf
  • Events

  • 27 March - Neutrality treaty between Sweden and Denmark to protect the trade.
  • 15 May - The free port status of Marstrand, the only one in Sweden, is removed.
  • 1 November - The first Semaphore line in Sweden.
  • 23 September - Magdalena Rudenschöld is pilloried in Stockholm for her part in the Armfelt Conspiracy.
  • - Anna Leonore König inducted to the Royal Swedish Academy of Music.
  • - Rätt eller alla samhällens eviga lag by Thomas Thorild
  • - Några ord till min kära dotter, ifall jag hade någon by Anna Maria Lenngren
  • 1 August - A new sumptuary law (the last sumptuary law in Sweden) introduced a number of restrictions, among them notably the ban of the use of Coffee, an extremely unpopular law, as coffee had by then been an everyday habit for all classes for decades: official farewell parties are held for coffee the days before the law is enforced (the unpopular law was abolished in 1796).
  • - Creation of the Götaland Artillery Regiment.
  • - Creation of the Svealand Artillery Regiment.
  • - Creation of the Wendish Artillery Regiment.
  • Births

  • 4 October – Justina Casagli, opera singer (died 1841)
  • - Gustafva Björklund, cookery book-author and restaurant owner (died 1862)
  • - Gustafva Lindskog, athlete (died 1851)
  • 16 March - Fredrica Ehrenborg, writer (died 1873)
  • 15 August - Elias Fries, mycologist (died 1878)
  • - Charlotta Eriksson, actress (died 1862)
  • Deaths

  • - Clas Alströmer, naturalist (born 1736)
  • References

    1794 in Sweden Wikipedia

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