• John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


Organized as an independent unified state in the 10th century, Sweden became a constitutional monarchy in 1809. In 1809 she also ceded Finland to Russia. In 1815 German possessions were ceded to Prussia and Sweden was united with Norway, which union lasted until 1905.

Konungariket Sverige


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