Monarch – Charles XV
July – Handelsbanken is established in Stockholm.
- Stockholm Central Station is inaugurated.
- Geologiska föreningen is founded.
4 February - Gerda Lundequist, actress (died 1959)
7 February – Wilhelm Stenhammar, composer (died 1927)
12 March – Oscar Hedström, co-founder of the Indian Motocycle Manufacturing Company, makers of the Indian Motocycle (died 1960)
30 March - Louise of the Netherlands, queen consort (born 1828)
- Anna Sundström, chemist (born 1785)
- Emma Fürstenhoff, florist (born 1802)
1871 in Sweden Wikipedia
Events from the year 1871 in Sweden