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1809 in Sweden

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1809 in Sweden

Events from the year 1809 in Sweden



  • 29 March - Coup of 1809: Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden is deposed in a coup d'état and his uncle made Regent.
  • May - The Committee on the Constitution (Parliament of Sweden) is established.
  • 10 May - The former King's son are also deprived of his right to the throne.
  • 5 June - The King's uncle Charles XIII of Sweden is placed upon the throne after having accepted a new constitution.
  • 6 June - Instrument of Government (1809).
  • 18 July - Charles August is elected new heir to the throne of Sweden.
  • 19-20 August - Battle of Ratan and Sävar
  • 17 September - Treaty of Fredrikshamn
  • December - The former monarch and his family leaves Sweden for Germany.
  • Allmänna institutet för Blinda och Döfstumma (Public Institute of the Blind and Deaf), the first school for deaf and mute students, is inaugurated in Stockholm by Pär Aron Borg with a demonstration by Charlotta Seuerling.
  • Births

  • 6 January – Sven Lovén, marine zoologist and malacologist (died 1895)
  • 7 September - Wilhelmina Gravallius, writer (died 1884)
  • - Angelique Magito, actress (died 1895)
  • Deaths

  • 25 July - Charlotta Roos, medium (born 1771)
  • - Jeanna von Lantingshausen, politically active socialite (born 1753)
  • References

    1809 in Sweden Wikipedia

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