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1855 in Sweden

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1855 in Sweden

Events from the year 1855 in Sweden

Contents

Incumbents

  • Monarch – Oscar I
  • Events

  • 1 January - The Telegraphynet between the most important cities in Sweden are completed.
  • 1 July - The first Swedish Postage stamp.
  • 4 May - Kyrkoplikt as well as all remaining forms of Public humiliation and Corporal punishments are abolished.
  • - The Great Awakening established in Sweden.
  • - Inauguration of the Gothenburg Synagogue.
  • - Lea Ahlborn is appointed royal printmaker, which formally makes her the first female civil servant in Sweden.
  • - Frederique Hammarstedt takes over the Hammarstedtska skolan.
  • - KFUM Jönköping
  • - Klosterskolan (Uppsala), the first training college for female teachers, is founded.
  • - Svenska lärarinnors pensionsförening (The Society for Retired Female Teachers) is founded by initiative of Josefina Deland.
  • - A reform abolishes the use of Pillory and the Pranger, by then already in practice outdated and seldom used.
  • Births

  • 25 April – Hjalmar Lundbohm, geologist and chemist (died 1926)
  • 10 June - Hilma Angered Strandberg, writer (died 1927)
  • 19 November - Anna Branting, journalist and writer (died 1950)
  • 23 September - Ellen Fries, writer (died 1900)
  • 7 December - Gunhild Rosén, ballerina and ballet master (died 1928)
  • Deaths

  • 15 February - Emilia Uggla, pianist (born 1819)
  • 7 May – Wendela Gustafva Sparre, textile artist and a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Arts (born 1772)
  • 27 August – Hans Olov Holmström, bishop (born 1784)
  • - Marie Antoinette Petersén, violinist (born 1771)
  • References

    1855 in Sweden Wikipedia


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