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[Red Arrow Image] WWW-VL Search Facility.
[Red Arrow Image] WWW-VL Main History Index and Sites Maintainers .
[Red Arrow Image] About the WWW-VL History Index Network.
[Red Arrow Image] WWW VL Swedish History Index
[Red Arrow Image] SISSCOWEB : "Società Italiana per lo Studio della Storia Contemporanea" (SISSCO) Web Site.
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Swedish History Index: Topical

[ Reference : Archives and Museums | Electronic Resources | History Departments and Scientific Associations | Libraries and Library Resources ]
[ Chronological : Vikings | Medieval | Early Modern | 1800s | Early 20th Century, World War I | Interwar Period, World War II | Post-1945 ]

[ Demography, Genealogy | Economic | Women's History, Gender | Holocaust | Military History ]

[ Other : Antiquarian Bookshops | Swedish History Links | Political System and Research Resources | Search Engines ]

Demography, Genealogy

  • University of Umeċ demographic database.
  • Swedish genealogy resources.
  • The American Swedish Institute, archives.
  • Southern Sweden demographic database.
  • Census of 1890 on the web.
  • Genline. Swedish parish records online.
  • Genealogical resources.
  • DISBYT. Genealogical resources.


  • Survey of Sweden's economic development.
  • Central index of economic institutions in Sweden. Very comprehensive.
  • Ministry of Finance.
  • Royal Bank of Sweden.
  • National Institute of Economic Research.
  • Economic history links, by the Department of Economic History, University of Stockholm.
  • The Swedish Economic History Association.
  • Economic Life Archive in Norrland. (IN SWEDISH)
  • Statistics Sweden.
  • University of Uppsala, Department of Economic History.
  • University of Umeċ, Department of Economic History.
  • School of Economics, Institute for Research of Economic History.
  • Other links to historical institutions.

    Women's History, Gender

  • Women's history collections by the University of Gothenburg. Includes a searchable database.
  • Women's working conditions at the turn of the 20th century. (IN SWEDISH)
  • Women in Swedish history. (IN SWEDISH)
  • Swedish women in Carl XII's time. (IN SWEDISH)
  • Center for Gender Studies at Lund University.
  • Center for Women's Studies at Stockholm University.
  • Forum för kvinnliga forskare och kvinnoforskning at Linköping University. (IN SWEDISH)
  • Kvinnovetenskapligt forum at Umeå University. (IN SWEDISH)


  • Levande historia was launched by the Swedish government in 1998. Among other things, the website contains reports on recent research on the Holocaust, links to other sites and accounts by various organizations of their activities in this field with examples of literature and films on the subject.
  • Raoul Wallenberg and the Second World War.
  • Holocaust links of the Jewish Center in Stockholm.
  • Ellen Nielsen. Ellen Nielsen was a Danish woman who helped Danish Jews to escape to Sweden during the Jewish Holocaust (1939-1945) and who hid saboteurs for the underground. The Gestapo arrested Nielsen in December of 1944. She subsequently went to prison and thereafter to the Froslev and Ravenbruck concentration camps in Germany. Nielsen eventually was shipped to Sweden for internment.

    Military History

  • Aspects of Swedish military history. (IN SWEDISH)
  • Aspects of the history of the Swedish police. (IN SWEDISH)
  • Carolinian army. (IN SWEDISH)
  • History of the Swedish Navy. (IN SWEDISH)
  • ”Horn's war". (IN SWEDISH)
  • Medieval weapons. (IN SWEDISH)
  • Swedish foreign policy developments.
  • Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). Information on current armaments and armed forces.
  • Swedish Foreign Policy Institute.
  • The First World War for Sweden. (IN SWEDISH)
  • The Second World War for Sweden. (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). (IN SWEDISH)
  • The Thirty Years War, gallery of persons. (IN SWEDISH)
  • The Great Northern Wars.
  • War of the Hats. (IN SWEDISH)

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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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