The union between Sweden and Norway is peacefully dissolved at Norway's request. This led to the creation of the first parliamentary government in Sweden.
Sweden becomes a founding member of the Nordic Council, which is established to further the mutual interests of Scandinavian countries.
Sweden becomes a founding member of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA).
Sweden becomes a member of the European Union.
A referendum for Sweden to adopt the euro is defeated. The Swedish krona continues to be the national currency.