Charles XV of Sweden

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Charles XV & IV
Karl XV i mitten av 1860-talet.jpg
Karl XV in the mid-1860s
King of Sweden and Norway
Reign 8 July 1859 – 18 September 1872
Coronation 3 May 1860, Stockholm
5 August 1860, Trondheim
Predecessor Oscar I
Successor Oscar II
Born (1826-05-03)3 May 1826
Died 18 September 1872(1872-09-18) (aged 46)
Burial Riddarholmskyrkan, Stockholm
Spouse Louise of the Netherlands
Issue Louise, Queen of Denmark
Prince Carl Oscar, Duke of Södermanland
Full name
Carl Ludvig Eugen
House House of Bernadotte
Father Oscar I
Mother Josephine of Leuchtenberg
Religion Lutheranism

Charles XV & IV also Carl (Carl Ludvig Eugen); Swedish and Norwegian: Karl, born 3 May 1826, dead 18 September 1872, was a Swedish monarch. He was the King of Sweden (Charles XV) and Norway (Charles IV) from 1859 until his death in 1872.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Sweden" (in Swedish). World Statesmen. Retrieved 22 December 2014. 

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Karl XV/IV
Born: 3 May 1826 Died: 18 September 1872
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Oscar I
King of Sweden and Norway
Succeeded by
Oscar II
Titles of nobility
New title Duke of Skåne
Title next held by
Gustav Adolf
Political offices
Preceded by
Severin Løvenskiold
Prime Minister of Norway
Succeeded by
Jørgen Herman Vogt
Preceded by
Jørgen Herman Vogt
Prime Minister of Norway