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1885 in Sweden

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1885 in Sweden

Events from the year 1885 in Sweden

Contents

Incumbents

  • Monarch – Oscar II
  • Prime Minister – Robert Themptander
  • Events

  • - The newspapers Borlänge Tidning and Social-Demokraten were founded.
  • - Creation of the Wahlström & Widstrand
  • - Women are allowed to become members of the Swedish Publicists' Association, and 14 women are inducted as members.
  • - Johanna Hedén founded Göteborgs Barnmorskesällskap (The Gothenburg Midwifery Association), the first union for women in Sweden.
  • - The government comity of Girl School Committee of 1885 is established to reform female education: Sophie Adlersparre and Hilda Caselli are two of the members, making them the first female members of a government committee.
  • Births

  • 15 January – Claës König, nobleman, military officer and horse rider (died 1961).
  • 16 July – Carl Jonsson, tug-of-war competitor (died 1966).
  • 28 October – Per Albin Hansson, politician, prime minister (died 1946).
  • Deaths

  • 1 January - Pilt Carin Ersdotter, famed beauty (born 1814)
  • 27 January - Andreas Bruce, transsexual (born 1808)
  • 11 January - Helga de la Brache, con artist (born 1817)
  • 7 February - Betty Pettersson, first female university student (died 1838)
  • References

    1885 in Sweden Wikipedia


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