• Brian Hunter
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


Key Historical Events. Organized as an independent unified state in the 10th century, Sweden became a constitutional mon-archy in 1809. In 1809 Finland was ceded to Russia. In 1815 German lands were ceded to Prussia. Sweden was united with Norway until 1905.

Konungariket Sverige (Kingdom of Sweden)


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Further Reading

  1. Statistics Sweden. Statistik Årsbok/Statistical Yearbook of Sweden.—Historisk Statistik för Sverige (Historical Statistics of Sweden). 1955 ff.—Allmän månadsstatistik (Monthly Digest of Swedish Statistics).—Statistiska meddelanden (Statistical Reports). From 1963Google Scholar
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  11. Petersson, O., Swedish Government and Politics. Stockholm, 1994Google Scholar
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  14. Sveriges statskalender. Published by Vetenskapsakademien. Annual, from 1813Google Scholar
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  16. National statistical office: Statistics Sweden, S-11581 Stockholm.Google Scholar

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