Economic history of Sweden

During the period 1790-1815 Sweden experienced two parallel economic movements: an agricultural revolution with larger agricultural estates, the crown transferring areas to private farmers, new c...
History of Sweden
swedish monarchs The House of Vasa Gustav I1523-1560 : Gustav I (Gustav Vasa) 1560-1568 : Eric XIV (Erik XIV) 1568-1592 : John III (Johan III) 1592-1599 : Si...
Economy of Sweden
The economy of Sweden is a developed export-oriented economy aided by timber, hydropower, and iron ore. These constitute the resource base of an economy oriented toward foreign trade. The main industr...
History of Sweden
During the 11th and 12th centuries, Sweden gradually became a unified Christian kingdom that later included Finland. During the early Middle Ages, the Swedish state also expanded to control Norrland a...
Swedish inventions
Swedish inventions are novel ideas and machines that have been pioneered in Sweden.In the 18th century Sweden's scientific revolution took off. Previously, technical progress had mainly come from prof...
Sweden after the Cold War
This article describes the history of Sweden from 1989 until present day.After a period of rapid growth and unprecedented prosperity during the late 1980s, by 1990 the Swedish economy overheated, and ...
Great Northern War
The Great Northern War (1700–1721) was a conflict in which a coalition led by the Tsardom of Russia successfully contested the supremacy of the Swedish Empire in Central, Northern, and Eastern Europe....
History of Sweden (1989-present)
This article describes the history of Sweden from 1989 until present day.After a period of rapid growth and unprecedented prosperity during the late 1980s, by 1990 the Swedish economy overheated, and ...
Ball bearing
A ball bearing is a type of rolling-element bearing that uses balls to maintain the separation between the bearing races.The purpose of a ball bearing is to reduce rotational friction and support radi...
Swedish iron mining during World War II
Swedish iron ore was an important economic factor in the European Theatre of World War II. Both the Allies and the Third Reich were keen on the control of the mining district in northernmost Sweden, s...
List of Swedish inventions
Swedish inventions are novel ideas and machines that have been pioneered in Sweden.In the 18th century Sweden's scientific revolution took off. Previously, technical progress had mainly come from prof...
Guadeloupe Fund
The Guadeloupe Fund (Swedish: Guadeloupefonden) was established by Sweden's Riksdag of the Estates in 1815 for the benefit of Crown Prince and Regent Charles XIV John of Sweden, also known as Jean...
Swedish Board of Mines
The Swedish Board of Mines (Swedish: Bergskollegium) was a Swedish government agency that worked between 1637–1857 with the task of guiding and controlling the mining industry and metal processing in ...
Eriksbergs Mekaniska Verkstad
Eriksbergs Mekaniska Verkstads AB was a Swedish shipbuilding company based in Gothenburg. It was founded in 1850 by Christian Barchman under the name Ericsbergs metall och tackjerns-gjuteri. It delive...
Adjustable spanner
An adjustable wrench (US) or adjustable spanner (UK) is a wrench with a "jaw" of adjustable width, allowing it to be used with different sizes of fastener head (nut, bolt, etc.) rather than just one f...
Lord High Treasurer of Sweden
The Lord High Treasurer (Swedish: Riksskattmästare) was a highly prominent member of the Swedish Privy Council between 1602 and 1684, excluding periods when the office was out of use. The Lord High Tr...
Magnus Gabriel De la Gardie
Count Magnus Gabriel De la Gardie (15 October 1622 – 26 April 1686) was a Swedish statesman and military man. He became a member of the Swedish Privy Council in 1647 and came to be the holder of thre...
John Casimir, Count Palatine of Kleeburg
John Casimir, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken-Kleeburg (20 April 1589, Zweibrücken – 18 June 1652, Stegeborg Castle) was the son of John I, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken and his wife, Duchess Magd...
Rehn–Meidner model
The Rehn–Meidner model is an economic model developed in 1951 by two economists of the research and development department of the Swedish Trade Union Confederation (LO), Gösta Rehn and Rudolf Meidner....
Age of Liberty
In Swedish history, the Age of Liberty (Swedish: Frihetstiden) is a half-century-long period of parliamentary governance and increasing civil rights, beginning with Charles XII's death in 1718 and...
Enlightened Absolute Monarchy in Sweden

Adolf Frederick of Sweden died on February 12, 1771. The elections held on the demise of the Crown resulted in a Gustav's partial victory for the Caps, especially among the lower orders; but in t...
Early Swedish history
Swedish pre-history ends around 800 CE, when the Viking Age begins and written sources are available. The Viking Age lasted until the mid-11th century, when the Christianization of Scandinavia was lar...
Use case
In software and systems engineering, a use case is a list of steps, typically defining interactions between a role (known in Unified Modeling Language (UML) as an "actor") and a system, to achieve a g...
MS Stena Europe
MS Stena Europe is a ferry owned by Stena Line and operated on their Fishguard—Rosslare service.
MS Stena Europe was built in 1981 by the Götaverken shipyard in Gothenburg, Sweden as MS Kronprinse...
Russo-Swedish War (1495-1497)
The Russo-Swedish War of 1495–1497 was a result of an alliance between Grande Prince Ivan III of Moscow and Hans of Denmark, who was waging war against the Sture family of Sweden in the hope of regain...