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- Foundation of the first women's rights organisation in Sweden, the Married Woman's Property Rights Association.
5 May - The Scandinavian Monetary Union is founded.
- Swedish krona becomes the currency.
13 June – Karin Swanström, actress, producer and director (died 1942)
– Ellen Hagen, suffragette, women's rights activist and politician (died 1967)
4 March - Prince August, Duke of Dalarna, royalty (born 1831)
31 March - Maria Magdalena Mathsdotter, Sami (died 1835)
20 May – Fredrica Ehrenborg, writer (born 1794)
– Ulrika von Strussenfelt, writer (born 1801)
1873 in Sweden Wikipedia
Events from the year 1873 in Sweden