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- In accordance with the recommendations of the progressive Girl School Committee of 1866, the first Gymnasium (school) for women are opened (at Wallinska skolan in Stockholm).
- Universities open to women (at the same terms as men 1873).
- The first Folk high school open to women is founded by Fredrique Paijkull.
- The Bukowskis is founded
- First issue of Sydsvenskan
25 January - Helge von Koch, mathematician (died 1924)
27 May - Anna Stecksén, pathologist (died 1904)
3 April - Agda Östlund, suffragist and social democrat (died 1942)
7 April – Anna Lindhagen, politician and social reformer (died 1941)
2 October - Hilma Swedahl, gold prospector (died 1965)
28 June – Henrik Reuterdahl, archbishop (born 1795)
1870 in Sweden Wikipedia
Events from the year 1870 in Sweden