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Prime Minister – Robert Themptander
- The court case of the short story collection Getting Married by August Strindberg, one of the most known incidents of the ongoing so called Sedlighetsdebatten.
- The women's organization Fredrika-Bremer-Förbundet is founded in Stockholm. It is followed by the woman's organisation Göteborgs Kvinnoförening in Gothenburg.
- May - Karolina Widerström becomes the first woman to graduate in medicine in Sweden.
- First issue of ATL Lantbrukets Affärstidning
- The toy company Brio is founded.
- First issue of Svenska Dagbladet
- The nursing college Sophiahemmet University College is founded in Stockholm by the queen.
9 March – Carl Holmberg, gymnast (died 1909).
31 March – Axel Ljung, gymnast (died 1938).
25 May – Gösta Lilliehöök, modern pentathlete (died 1974).
22 November - Wilhelmina Gravallius, writer (died 1809)
– Lovisa Charlotta Borgman, violinist (died 1798)
1884 in Sweden Wikipedia
Events from the year 1884 in Sweden