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1909 in Sweden

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1909 in Sweden

Events from the year 1909 in Sweden

Contents

Incumbents

  • Monarch – Gustav V
  • Events

  • 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.
  • Births

  • 12 January – Barbro Alving, reporter (died 1987)
  • Deaths

  • 1 January – Ivar Arosenius, painter (born 1878)
  • Elsa Borg, social worker (born 1826)
  • Hanna Hammarström, industrialist (born 1829)
  • References

    1909 in Sweden Wikipedia


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