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4 August to 4 September - Swedish General Strike
10 December – Selma Lagerlöf becomes the first woman to be given the Nobel Prize in Literature.
The right for women to vote in municipal elections are extended to include married women, and women are made eligible to municipal councils.
The phrase "Swedish man" are removed from the application forms to public offices and women are thereby approved as applicants to most public professions.
12 January – Barbro Alving, reporter (died 1987)
1 January – Ivar Arosenius, painter (born 1878)
Elsa Borg, social worker (born 1826)
Hanna Hammarström, industrialist (born 1829)
1909 in Sweden Wikipedia
Events from the year 1909 in Sweden