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1856 in Sweden

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1856 in Sweden

Events from the year 1856 in Sweden

Contents

Incumbents

  • Monarch – Oscar I
  • Events

  • 7 May - The Swedish Evangelical Mission is established.,
  • 29 September - Fredrika Bremer publishes her famous novel Hertha, which contributes to a great debate about reform within women's rights.
  • 15 October – André Oscar Wallenberg establishes the Stockholms Enskilda Bank.
  • - Revision of the Infanticide Act (Sweden).
  • - Inauguration of the theater Folkan in Stockholm.
  • - The Western Main Line, the main railway line between Stockholm and Gothenburg, is inaugurated.
  • Births

  • 8 March - Cecilia Milow, author, translator, educator, campaigner and suffragette (died 1946)
  • 3 September - Selma Ek, operatic soprano (died 1941)
  • - Maria Cederschiöld, journalist (died 1935)
  • - Anna Sterky, union worker (died 1939)
  • - Karolina Widerström, first female physician (died 1949)
  • Deaths

  • - Elisabeth Charlotta Karsten, painter (born 1789)
  • - Charlotta Öberg, poet (born 1818)
  • References

    1856 in Sweden Wikipedia


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