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27 April – Hildegard Björck becomes the first Swedish woman to complete an academic degree.
In accordance with the recommendations of the progressive Girl School Committee of 1866, girl schools who meets the demands are given governmental support.
In accordance with the Girl School Committee of 1866, Wallinska skolan becomes the first girl school permitted to issue first professional degrees to females.
Married women granted control over their own income.
The inauguration of the Grand Hôtel (Stockholm).
Foundation of the Långholmen Prison
Maria Stenkula opens the Malmö högre läroverk för flickor
Establishment of the Prästerskapets Änke- och Pupillkassa, a retirement fund for widows of priests.
Foundation of the Swedish Publicists' Association.
Foundation of the Friends of Handicraft.
11 February – Elsa Beskow, author and illustrator (died 1954)
5 July – Anna Lang, harpist (died 1920)
23 March- Gertrud Ahlgren, cunning woman and natural healer (born 1782)
21 June – Anders Jonas Ångström physicist and one of the founders of the science of spectroscopy (born 1814)
6 November - Anders Selinder, ballet master (born 1806)
1874 in Sweden Wikipedia
Events from the year 1874 in Sweden