1597 in Sweden

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The regent duke Charles (later king Charles IX) insulting the corpse of Clas Eriksson Fleming in presence of the Dowager-Governor of Åbo, Ebba Stenbock. Albert Edelfelt’s painting, 1878.

Events from the year 1597 in Sweden

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

  • February 24 - End of the Cudgel War.[1]
  • - Bad harvests again cause famine.
  • - The Riksdag of Arboga confirm Duke Charles as regent, and the loyalists of the King flees to Poland.

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ H. Ylikangas, Nuijasota, 1977, ny uppl. 1996, sv. övers. K.: det blodiga bondekriget i Finland 1596-97, 1999