1838 in Sweden
Events from the year 1838 in Sweden
|Years in Sweden:||1835 1836 1837 1838 1839 1840 1841|
|Centuries:||18th century · 19th century · 20th century|
|Decades:||1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s|
|Years:||1835 1836 1837 1838 1839 1840 1841|
- 7 March – Jenny Lind as her breakthrough in Der Freischütz by Carl Maria von Weber at the Royal Swedish Opera in Stockholm.
- The state licensed brothels, London and Stadt Hamburg, open in the capital in an attempt by the city authorities to control the spread of sexual disease.
- - Rabulist riots
- - First issue of Borås Tidning
- - First issue of Östgöta Correspondenten
- - Foundation of the philanthropic sewing society by Emilie Petersen.
- 20 July – Paul Peter Waldenström, theologian (died 1917)
- 14 September - Hanna Ouchterlony, Salvationist (died 1924)
- 4 December - Hanna Winge, painter (died 1896)
- - Hilda Petrini, watch maker (died 1895)
- - Betty Pettersson, first female university student (died 1885)
- - Hedvig Raa-Winterhjelm, actress and drama teacher (died 1907)
- - Axel Elmlund, ballet dancer and stage actor (died 1901)
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- Svanström, Yvonne, Offentliga kvinnor: prostitution i Sverige 1812-1918 [Public Women: Prostitution in Sweden 1812-1918], Ordfront, Stockholm, 2006 (Swedish)