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- The first Telegraphy net are being constructed.
- The first Gasworks in Sweden.
- Street lights by gas lighting are introduced in the capital.
- Coffee brand Gevalia is launched.
- The choir Orphei Drängar is founded.
- The profession of teacher at public primary and elementary schools are opened to both sexes.
3 January - Sophie Elkan, writer (died 1921)
28 May - Carl Larsson, painter (died 1919)
- Gertrud Adelborg, leading member of the women's rights movement (died 1942)
- Maria Westberg, ballerina (died 1893)
- Amanda Röntgen-Maier, violinist and composer (died 1894)
- Alma Åkermark, feminist and editor (died 1933)
- Maria Johanna Görtz, painter (born 1783)
- Jeanette Wässelius, opera singer (born 1784)
1853 in Sweden Wikipedia
Events from the year 1853 in Sweden