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Ascension Day in Sweden

Quick Facts

Ascension Day is the 40th day of Easter. It is a religious holiday that commemorates the ascension of Jesus Christ into heaven.

Local names

NameLanguage
Kristi himmelsfärds dagSwedish
Ascension DayEnglish
Christi HimmelfahrtGerman

Ascension Day 2014

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Ascension Day 2015

Thursday, May 14, 2015
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Ascension Day is the 40th day of Easter. It occurs 39 days after Easter Sunday. It is a Christian holiday that commemorates Jesus Christ's ascension into heaven according to Christian belief.

Ascension Day

Ascension Day marks the 40th day after Jesus Christ's resurrection according to Christian belief.

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About Ascension Day

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Ascension Day Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday type
ThuMay 241990Ascension DayPublic holiday
ThuMay 91991Ascension DayPublic holiday
ThuMay 281992Ascension DayPublic holiday
ThuMay 201993Ascension DayPublic holiday
ThuMay 121994Ascension DayPublic holiday
ThuMay 251995Ascension DayPublic holiday
ThuMay 161996Ascension DayPublic holiday
ThuMay 81997Ascension DayPublic holiday
ThuMay 211998Ascension DayPublic holiday
ThuMay 131999Ascension DayPublic holiday
ThuJun 12000Ascension DayPublic holiday
ThuMay 242001Ascension DayPublic holiday
ThuMay 92002Ascension DayPublic holiday
ThuMay 292003Ascension DayPublic holiday
ThuMay 202004Ascension DayPublic holiday
ThuMay 52005Ascension DayPublic holiday
ThuMay 252006Ascension DayPublic holiday
ThuMay 172007Ascension DayPublic holiday
ThuMay 12008Ascension DayPublic holiday
ThuMay 212009Ascension DayPublic holiday
ThuMay 132010Ascension DayPublic holiday
ThuJun 22011Ascension DayPublic holiday
ThuMay 172012Ascension DayPublic holiday
ThuMay 92013Ascension DayPublic holiday
ThuMay 292014Ascension DayPublic holiday
ThuMay 142015Ascension DayPublic holiday
ThuMay 52016Ascension DayPublic holiday
ThuMay 252017Ascension DayPublic holiday
ThuMay 102018Ascension DayPublic holiday
ThuMay 302019Ascension DayPublic holiday
ThuMay 212020Ascension DayPublic holiday

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