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Adolf Frederick, King of Sweden

1710 - 1771

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Adolf Frederick, or Adolph Frederick (Swedish: Adolf Fredrik, German: Adolf Friedrich; 14 May 1710 – 12 February 1771) was King of Sweden from 1751 until his death. He was the son of Christian August of Holstein-Gottorp, Prince of Eutin, and Albertina Frederica of Baden-Durlach. He was an uncle of Catherine the Great.The first king from the House of Holstein-Gottorp, Adolf Frederick was a weak monarch, installed as first in line to the throne following the parliamentary government's failure to reconquer the Baltic provinces in 1741–1743. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Adolf Frederick, King of Sweden has received more than 592,642 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Adolf Frederick, King of Sweden is the 974th most popular politician (down from 877th in 2019), the 271st most popular biography from Germany (down from 246th in 2019) and the 82nd most popular German Politician.

Adolf Frederick, King of Sweden, is most famous for being the last Swedish monarch to reign over both Sweden and Norway. He was the son of Gustav III of Sweden and Sophia Magdalena of Denmark.

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Among politicians, Adolf Frederick, King of Sweden ranks 974 out of 15,577Before him are Peter II of Yugoslavia, Constantine II, Ferdinand I of Romania, Abolhassan Banisadr, Casimir III the Great, and Zewditu. After him are Frederick VIII of Denmark, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, Pedro II of Brazil, False Dmitry I, Alexander I of Yugoslavia, and Louis IV of France.

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Among people born in 1710, Adolf Frederick, King of Sweden ranks 3Before him are Louis XV of France and Giovanni Battista Pergolesi. After him are Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, Muhammad bin Saud, Domenico Alberti, Marie-Anne de Cupis de Camargo, Thomas Reid, Thomas Simpson, András Hadik, Mohammed ben Abdallah, and Thomas Arne. Among people deceased in 1771, Adolf Frederick, King of Sweden ranks 1After him are Claude Adrien Helvétius, Philip Miller, Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli, Giovanni Battista Morgagni, Henri Pitot, Louis-Michel van Loo, Jean-Baptiste de Boyer, Marquis d'Argens, Alexei Razumovsky, Thomas Gray, John Bevis, and Tobias Smollett.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Adolf Frederick, King of Sweden ranks 271 out of 6,142Before him are Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg (1868), Wim Wenders (1945), Otto II, Holy Roman Emperor (955), Max Scheler (1874), Ferdinand I of Romania (1865), and Adolf Dassler (1900). After him are Max von Laue (1879), Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1691), Paul Heyse (1830), Max Horkheimer (1895), Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist (1881), and Carl Zeiss (1816).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Adolf Frederick, King of Sweden ranks 82Before him are Julius Streicher (1885), Helmut Schmidt (1918), Frederick William, Elector of Brandenburg (1620), Princess Ludovika of Bavaria (1808), Otto II, Holy Roman Emperor (955), and Ferdinand I of Romania (1865). After him are Maurice, Prince of Orange (1567), Frederick V of the Palatinate (1596), Christian I of Denmark (1426), Gustav Stresemann (1878), Otto IV, Holy Roman Emperor (1175), and Valentinian II (371).