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980: Swedish Vikings ally with the Danes.
1523: King Gustave I Vasa is elected king and founds the Lutheran National Church.
1611: the dawn of the country's peak of glory under Gustave II.
1814: Sweden takes over Norway from Denmark under the Kiel Treaty.
1905: Norway seceded.
1907: Gustave V becomes the first uncrowned king. It is Swedish socialism
1950: the reign of Gustave VI begins
1969: Olof Palme is elected Prime Minister.
1973: Charles XVI is proclaimed king.
1976: an election is held and the conservatives are victorious over the social democrats for the first time since 1932 .
1982: the return of the social democrats and Olaf Palme.
1986: Olof Palme is assassinated and replaced by Ingvar Carlsson.
1991: Carl Bild becomes Prime Minister.
1994: Ingvar Carlsson and the social democrats take power once more after legislative elections. 52.2% of the Swedish population voted for their country to join the European Union.
1998: the social democrats won elections again and take control of the coalition government.
1999: the separation of the Church and State is proclaimed. The social democrat Prime Minister, Göran Persson, handed the new translation of the Bible to the Chairperson of Parliament.