Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden

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Gustav IV Adolf
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King of Sweden
Reign 29 March 1792 – 29 March 1809
Coronation 3 April 1800
Predecessor Gustav III
Successor Charles XIII
Born (1778-11-01)1 November 1778
Stockholm Palace, Sweden
Died 7 February 1837(1837-02-07) (aged 58)
St. Gallen, Swiss Confederacy
Burial Riddarholmen Church, Stockholm
Spouse Frederica of Baden
Issue Gustav, Prince of Vasa
Sophie, Grand Duchess of Baden
Cecilia, Grand Duchess of Oldenburg
Princess Amalia
House Holstein-Gottorp
Father Gustav III of Sweden
Mother Sophia Magdalena of Denmark
Religion Lutheran

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