Sweden in the 18th Century

Sweden in the 18th Century

According to itypeusa, Denmark, Russia and Poland concluded a coalition directed against Sweden, and in the 1700s war broke out. Charles first headed against Denmark and forced it to the peace of Traventhal, then turned against the Russians who he defeated in 1700 near Narva. The third enemy, Augustus of Saxony-Poland, was defeated in 1701 […]

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Sweden in the 1960's and 1970's

Sweden in the 1960’s and 1970’s

With the pension reform of 1959, the construction of the welfare state in the Sweden Social Democratic had reached its completion: the sixties saw only its stabilization with some modernization (equal wages for women, educational reforms, etc.). The broad lines remained unchanged, with social expenditure and public education at the top of the budget (1970-71, 28.3 and […]

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Sweden in the 1990's

Sweden in the 1990’s

In the nineties, Sweden tried to confirm its political and economic stability in view of the entry into the European Union (EU), sanctioned by the referendum of November 1994 and formalized starting from 1995. In September 1994, after four years of conservative rule, the Social Democrats had returned to lead the country; it was up […]

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Sweden Architecture

Sweden Architecture

At the end of the seventies even the “ Swedish model ”, which has always been emblematically avant-garde, appears to be invested by the general crisis, which materialized above all in a sense of mistrust towards what had been defined as the state of well-being par excellence and its acclaimed participatory democracy, centered on large […]

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Sweden Climate

Sweden Climate and Hydrography

Climate. – Sweden climatologically belongs to the Atlantic region. The Baltic Sea and the proximity of the Atlantic Ocean give it a special climatic character; more coninentale of the coastal countries of the Atlantic, p. ex. of Denmark and Norway, more maritime than the great Russo-Siberian region. The temperature shows positive anomalies of 5-10 °, […]

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