1741 in Sweden
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|Years in Sweden:||1738 1739 1740 1741 1742 1743 1744|
|Centuries:||17th century · 18th century · 19th century|
|Decades:||1710s 1720s 1730s 1740s 1750s 1760s 1770s|
|Years:||1738 1739 1740 1741 1742 1743 1744|
Events from the year 1741 in Sweden
- 31 March - The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences is given its rules.
- 15 May - Carolus Linnaeus travel to Öland.
- 28 July - Russo-Swedish War (1741–43)
- 23 August - Battle of Villmanstrand
- - The punishment of Uppenbar kyrkoplikt (Public Church Duty), a form of public humiliation were criminals are pilloried by being placed on a stool during sermon and repent their criminal act, are abolished for sexual crimes, such as having sex outside of marriage, in order to spare unmarried mothers the social stigma which are viewed as a contributing factor of infanticide. The reason is to spare unmarried mothers the social stigma which results in infanticide, as the Uppenbar kyrkoplikt in practice exposed them and makes their indiscretion impossible to hide.
- - The guild membership requirement for innkeepers are dropped. This makes the profession considerably more accessible for women and makes it one of the most common for women.
- - Carolus Linnaeus is ennobled.
- - Uppsala Astronomical Observatory is inaugurated.
- - Et ankommit bref om såningsmachinen under namn af Lotta Triven by Charlotta Frölich (who thereby becomes the first female to be published by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences).
- 20 January - Carl Linnaeus the Younger, naturalist (died 1783)
- 10 August - Georg Haupt, cabinet maker
- 26 August - Birger Martin Hall, botanist
- - Anna Brita Wendelius, singer
- - Sofia Drake, landowner and letter writer (born 1662)
- 24 November - Ulrika Eleonora, Queen of Sweden, queen, ex-monarch
- unknown date - Marta Ljungberg, innkeeper, local profile
- Karin Tegenborg Falkdalen: Kyrkomiljö på Jamtli (2007) Östersund (Swedish)
- Mot halva makten – elva historiska essäer om kvinnors strategier och mäns motstånd Redaktör: Ingrid Hagman. Rapport till Utredningen om fördelningen av ekonomisk makt och ekonomiska resurser mellan kvinnor och män Stockholm 1997
- Ann Öhrberg (2001). Vittra fruntimmer. Författarroll och retorik hos frihetstidens kvinnliga författare. Stockholm: Gidlunds Förlag. ISBN 91-7844-330-X
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