1885 in Sweden
|Years in Sweden:||1882 1883 1884 1885 1886 1887 1888|
|Centuries:||18th century · 19th century · 20th century|
|Decades:||1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s|
|Years:||1882 1883 1884 1885 1886 1887 1888|
Events from the year 1885 in Sweden
- - The newspapers Borlänge Tidning and Social-Demokraten were founded.
- - Creation of the Wahlström & Widstrand
- - Women are allowed to become members of the Swedish Publicists' Association, and 14 women are inducted as members.
- - Johanna Hedén founded Göteborgs Barnmorskesällskap (The Gothenburg Midwifery Association), the first union for women in Sweden.
- - The government comity of Girl School Committee of 1885 is established to reform female education: Sophie Adlersparre and Hilda Caselli are two of the members, making them the first female members of a government committee.
- 15 January – Claës König, nobleman, military officer and horse rider (died 1961).
- 16 July – Carl Jonsson, tug-of-war competitor (died 1966).
- 28 October – Per Albin Hansson, politician, prime minister (died 1946).
- 1 January - Pilt Carin Ersdotter, famed beauty (born 1814)
- 27 January - Andreas Bruce, transsexual (born 1808)
- 11 January - Helga de la Brache, con artist (born 1817)
- 7 February - Betty Pettersson, first female university student (died 1838)