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Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden

1946 - Today

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Carl XVI Gustaf (Carl Gustaf Folke Hubertus; born 30 April 1946) is King of Sweden. He ascended the throne on the death of his grandfather, King Gustaf VI Adolf, on 15 September 1973. He is the youngest child and only son of Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten, and Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden has received more than 2,951,889 page views. His biography is available in 83 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 80 in 2019). Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden is the 383rd most popular politician (down from 302nd in 2019), the 22nd most popular biography from Sweden (down from 15th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Swedish Politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden ranks 383 out of 15,710. Before him are Philip VI of France, Syngman Rhee, Narmer, Louis Bonaparte, Şehzade Mustafa, and Artaxerxes I of Persia. After him are Vitellius, Didius Julianus, Raúl Castro, Mustafa II, José Mujica, and Louis X of France.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1946, Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden ranks 10Before him are Steven Spielberg, Cher, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, Ted Bundy, and Alan Rickman. After him are Demis Roussos, Patti Smith, Gianni Versace, David Lynch, George Best, and Bon Scott.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden ranks 22 out of 1,296. Before him are Greta Garbo (1905), Bridget of Sweden (1303), Jöns Jacob Berzelius (1779), Max von Sydow (1929), Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden (1882), and Sigismund III Vasa (1566). After him are Svante Arrhenius (1859), Gustaf V of Sweden (1858), Dag Hammarskjöld (1905), Gustav I of Sweden (1496), Oscar II of Sweden (1829), and Dieterich Buxtehude (1637).

Among POLITICIANS In Sweden

Among politicians born in Sweden, Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden ranks 8Before him are Christina, Queen of Sweden (1626), Olof Palme (1927), Oleg of Novgorod (900), Charles XII of Sweden (1682), Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden (1882), and Sigismund III Vasa (1566). After him are Gustaf V of Sweden (1858), Oscar II of Sweden (1829), Gustav III of Sweden (1746), Charles IX of Sweden (1550), Charles XIII of Sweden (1748), and Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden (1778).