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Swedish History Index: Chronological

[ Reference : Archives and Museums | Electronic Resources | History Departments and Scientific Associations | Libraries and Library Resources ]

[ Ancient | Vikings | Medieval | Early Modern | 1800s | Early 20th Century, World War I | Interwar Period, World War II | Post-1945 ]

[ Topical : Demography, Genealogy | Economic | Women's History, Gender | Holocaust | Military History ]
[ Other : Antiquarian Bookshops | Swedish History Links | Political System and Research Resources | Search Engines ]


  • Fornfolken i Sverige. Describing the old tribes and their dispersion. (IN SWEDISH)
  • Förhistorisk tid i Härjedalen. The pre-historic period in Harjedalen. (IN SWEDISH)
  • Sveriges historia. The Stone Age, Bronze Age, and the Iron Age. (IN SWEDISH)
  • Vendeltiden. (IN SWEDISH)


  • Viking Expeditions from Central Sweden (700-1000). The Causes and Effects that the Expeditions and Viking Culture Had on Each Other Publication: Lars D. Nooden. Abstract: Presents "The Viking Expeditions from Central Sweden (700-1000): The Causes and Effects that the Expeditions and Viking Culture Had on Each Other," written as an undergraduate honors thesis by Lars D. Nooden. Includes an introduction, as well as a list of sources and methods used. Contains information on Swedish culture, population, and the climate of the era. Examines the contributing factors for the expeditions to the east. Provides a summary and a bibliography. Access: Contact: Lars Nooden.
  • The Viking Network. Includes links to Swedish resources.
  • The Viking period. (IN SWEDISH)


  • A Medieval Swedish chronicle (Erikskronikan). (IN SWEDISH, WITH LINKS IN ENGLISH TO THE RUNEBERG PROJECT)
  • Dictionary of Medieval Swedish. (IN SWEDISH)
  • General links on Swedish Middle Ages. (IN SWEDISH)
  • Gustaf Vasa. A comprehensive index. (IN SWEDISH)
  • Laws and power conditions. (IN SWEDISH)
  • Medieval weapons. (IN SWEDISH)
  • Saint Birgitta.
  • The bloodbath of Stockholm in 1520. (IN SWEDISH)
  • The city of Kalmar and the Kalmar Union. (IN SWEDISH)
  • Mirator. A Web publication on the Middle Ages, maintained by the University of Jyväskylä, Finland.

    Early Modern

  • ”Horn's war”. (IN SWEDISH)
  • Artillery and warfare. (IN SWEDISH)
  • Carl Michael Bellman. A famous writer. (IN SWEDISH)
  • Carl von Linne. A famous scientist. (IN SWEDISH)
  • Carl XII. I.e., theories about his death.
  • Carl XII. (His death and circumstances surrounding it). (IN SWEDISH)
  • Carolinian army. (IN SWEDISH)
  • Gustaf II Adolf and the Skane. (IN SWEDISH)
  • Gustaf III. (IN SWEDISH)
  • Swedish involvement in the slave trade. (IN SWEDISH)
  • Swedish wars in the 17th century. (IN SWEDISH)
  • Swedish wars in the 18th century. (IN SWEDISH)
  • The Battle of Breitenfeld. (The Thirty Years War, 1618-1648). (IN SWEDISH)
  • The East India Company. (IN SWEDISH)
  • The Thirty Years War, gallery of persons. (IN SWEDISH)
  • War of the Hats. (IN SWEDISH)
  • Witch processes in Torsaker (1675). (IN SWEDISH)
  • The Great Northern Wars.
  • Finland in Connection with Sweden. A research project by the University of Jyväskylä.
  • Bengt Nilsson's military history resources. (IN SWEDISH)


  • Army officers in 1809. A social historical study. (IN SWEDISH)
  • Jonas Brogren (1780-1859). (IN SWEDISH)
  • Chronology of the 19th century.
  • Underofficers in the Swedish armed forces. (IN SWEDISH)
  • Export of war materiels in the 1820s. (IN SWEDISH)
  • The Industrial Revolution and the Swedish industries. (IN SWEDISH)
  • The Bernadotte family. (IN SWEDISH)
  • Sven Planck Wallpol and Sweden's involvement in the war against Napoleon.

    Early 20th Century, World War I

  • Old Eagle's Posters Archive. A collection of images of posters related to World War I, World War II, and war propaganda, compiled and presented online by Old Eagle, a company in Morarp, Sweden. Includes German, American, British, French, Italian, Norwegian, Finnish, Swedish and Russian posters.
  • ”The Swedish Revolution of 1917-1918”. (IN SWEDISH)
  • Swedish history in the 1900s. A general survey.
  • Swedish emigration. (IN SWEDISH)
  • The First World War for Sweden. Some links. (IN SWEDISH)

    Interwar Period, World War II

  • Sweden in the Second World War.
  • Confrontations in Adalen in 1931. (IN SWEDISH)
  • Swedish volunteers in Finland in 1939-1944.
  • Swedish volunteers in Waffen-SS. (IN SWEDISH)
  • The tragedy of Adalen in 1931. (IN SWEDISH)
  • The influence of Nazism in Sweden until 1945. (IN SWEDISH)
  • The political economy of Swedish and Finnish military spending in the interwar period. (in PDF-format)
  • The Second World War for Sweden. A comprehensive survey site. (MOSTLY IN SWEDISH)


  • Living History forum, mostly about the Holocaust and related issues. (IN SWEDISH)
  • Swedish neutrality policy. (IN SWEDISH)
  • Current articles on Swedish history. (www.svenskhistoria.nu)
  • Swedish foreign policy resources.
  • Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). Research center which provides access to military spending and arms trade figures, for most of the countries in the world.
  • Raoul Wallenberg. Details on the life and imprisonment of Raoul Wallenberg. (MOSTLY IN SWEDISH)
  • Swedish Foreign Policy Institute.
  • The Olof Palme International Center. A research center dedicated to the legacy of the murdered Swedish PM Olof Palme.

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    About the Swedish History Index

    [Red Arrow Image] The Swedish History Index is made of different pages which are always under construction. You will find Virtual Resources produced in Sweden together with world-wide Resources if they are dealing with the history of Sweden.
    [Red Arrow Image] The URL of this page is [Index.html].
    [Red Arrow Image] The Swedish History Index is a joint project between the European University Institute's Library and History & Civilisation Department .
    [Red Arrow Image] The Swedish History Index was originally created in December 1999.

    About the WWW-VL and the WWW-VL History Network

    [Red Arrow Image] The World Wide Web Virtual Library is a collection of subject related Websites maintained by institutions throughout the world, each administering a different subject. The project is now managed by an independent committee made up of maintainers of various subject areas. For more information on the WWW-VL Main Project, go to [ http://vlib.org/AboutVL.html ] and for more information on the History Network Project, go to
    [ http://vlib.iue.it/history/about/about.html ]

    About the Maintainer

    [Red Arrow Image] The site is managed by Jari Eloranta [jari.eloranta@iue.it].
    Please direct your notices of new URL's or inoperative links to him here.

    [Red Arrow Image] Last updated Monday, November 19, 2001.

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