1523 in Sweden

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The Entry of King Gustav Vasa of Sweden into Stockholm - color
Fresco 5 - Intaget i Stockholm 1523

Events from the year 1523 in Sweden


  • May - The Swedes takes Kalmar from the Danes after the Conquest of Kalmar.
  • June - Gustav Vasa is elected King in Strängnäs and the Kalmar Union is thereby formally dissolved.
  • June - The city of Stockholm is taken by the Swedes after the Conquest of Stockholm.
  • June - Stockholm Castle is taken by the Swedes.
  • June - Gustav Vasa make his formal entry to Stockholm and is celebrated as King.
  • November - The last Danish-held stronghold in Sweden-Finland, Viborg Castle, is taken by the Swedes.