Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden

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Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden (left), 1990.

Carl XVI Gustaf (born 1946) is the king of Sweden. He became king in 1973. He is married to Silvia Sommerlath who is half German, half Brazilian. With her he has three children:

  1. Princess Victoria of Sweden
  2. Prince Carl Philip of Sweden
  3. Princess Madeleine of Sweden

Internationally King Carl XVI Gustav is best known for presenting the Nobel Prizes every year.