Various clusters of Swedish businessmen, artisans and authors live in Istanbul for shorter or longer periods of time, among them the photographer Guillaume Berggren, the author Stephanie Beyel and the poet Ola Hansson
A house for the Dragoman (interpreter) is added to the embassy compound
After repeated fires have destroyed the earlier embassy buildings, the current Palais de Suéde is opened
Swedish scholars and researchers undertake research expeditions to the Ottoman Empire, among them Jacob Jonas Björnståhl, Johan David Åkerbladh and Johan Hedenborg
The embassy acquires the current compound at one of the most conspicuous spots in Pera (Beyoğlu)
A permanent Swedish embassy is established in the Ottoman capital
The Swedish king Charles XII stays as a guest of the Ottoman sultan in Bender and Demotika after his defeat against Russia at Poltava
Early emissaries from the Swedish court to the Ottoman capital attempt to establish a strategic alliance against the growing power of Russia
Nordic ”Varangians” serve as imperial lifeguards at the Byzantine court in Constantinople.
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