Monarch – Oscar II
Prime Minister – Gustaf Åkerhielm.
- The mining company Luossavaara-Kiirunavaara Aktiebolag (LKAB) founded.
- The newspaper Upsala Nya Tidning founded.
- KFUM Örebro
- Uddevalla Suffrage Association
- Lilly Engström became the first female member of a Board of education.
7 August - Anna Månsdotter became the last woman in Sweden to be executed.
27 April – Karl Asplund, poet, short story writer and art historian (died 1978).
28 August – Gustaf Dyrsch, horse rider (died 1974).
26 September – Karl Lindahl, gymnast (died 1960).
8 March - Josefina Deland, women's rights activist (born 1814)
11 November - Emilie Risberg, writer and reform pedagogue (born 1815)
1890 in Sweden Wikipedia
Events from the year 1890 in Sweden