Sweden

Events

Black Death killed 1/3 of population

1350 - 1359

Union of Kalmar, united Sweden, Denmark, and Norway. End of Monarch

1397

Peace of Stettin concluded; Denmark recognized independence of Sweden, Sweden gave up claim to Norway.

1570

Treaty of Stolbovo ended Sweden occupation of Northern Russia.

1617

Northern War occurred

1700 - 1721

King Gustav III assassinated

1792

Sweden declared independence; constitutional monarchy established; Russia took Aland Island group from Sweden

1809

Norway Denmark, and Sweden adopted common currency.

1875

First Swedish car built

1897

Constitutional reforms enacted; powers monarch removed, office became ceremonial only.

1975

Sweden joined EU

1995