Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden

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Gustav IV Adolf
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King of Sweden
Reign29 March 1792 – 29 March 1809
Coronation3 April 1800
PredecessorGustav III
SuccessorCharles XIII
Born(1778-11-01)1 November 1778
Stockholm Palace, Sweden
Died7 February 1837(1837-02-07) (aged 58)
St. Gallen, Swiss Confederacy
BurialRiddarholmen Church, Stockholm
SpouseFrederica of Baden
IssueGustav, Prince of Vasa
Sophie, Grand Duchess of Baden
Cecilia, Grand Duchess of Oldenburg
Princess Amalia
HouseHolstein-Gottorp
FatherGustav III of Sweden
MotherSophia Magdalena of Denmark
ReligionLutheran

Gustav IV Adolf or Gustav IV Adolph,[1] born 1 November 1778, dead 7 February 1837 was a Swedish monarch. He was the King of Sweden from 1792 until he abdicated in 1809.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. David Williamson in Debrett's Kings and Queens of Europe ISBN 0-86350-194-X pp. 125, 134, 194, 207
  2. "Sweden" (in Swedish). World Statesmen. Retrieved 22 December 2014.
Gustav IV Adolf
Cadet branch of the House of Oldenburg
Born: 1 November 1778 Died: 7 February 1837
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Gustav III
King of Sweden
1792-1809
Vacant
Title next held by
Charles XIII