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Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden

1946 - Today

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Carl XVI Gustaf /kɑːɭ dɛn ˈsɛ̂ksˌtɔndɛ ˈgɵ̂stav/ (Carl Gustaf Folke Hubertus; born 30 April 1946) is King of Sweden. He ascended the throne on the death of his grandfather, 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 3,415,129 page views. His biography is available in 87 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 83 in 2019). Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden is the 263rd most popular politician (up from 383rd in 2019), the 11th most popular biography from Sweden (up from 22nd in 2019) and the 4th most popular Politician.

Carl XVI Gustaf is most famous for being the King of Sweden. He is the son of Gustaf VI Adolf and Princess Sibylla.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden ranks 263 out of 15,577Before him are Antoninus Pius, Empress Dowager Cixi, Louis XVII of France, Björn Ironside, Charles VII of France, and Neville Chamberlain. After him are Tolui, Baldwin IV of Jerusalem, Philippe Pétain, Rüstem Pasha, Nursultan Nazarbayev, and Philip IV of Spain.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1946, Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden ranks 8Before him are Sylvester Stallone, Steven Spielberg, Cher, George W. Bush, Donald Trump, and Bill Clinton. After him are Ted Bundy, Alan Rickman, Demis Roussos, Gianni Versace, Sonia Gandhi, and David Lynch.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden ranks 11 out of 1,612Before him are Ingmar Bergman (1918), Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden (1594), Astrid Lindgren (1907), Selma Lagerlöf (1858), Olof Palme (1927), and Charles XII of Sweden (1682). After him are Ingvar Kamprad (1926), Svante Arrhenius (1859), Christina, Queen of Sweden (1626), Jöns Jacob Berzelius (1779), Ingrid Bergman (1915), and August Strindberg (1849).

Among POLITICIANS In Sweden

Among politicians born in Sweden, Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden ranks 4Before him are Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden (1594), Olof Palme (1927), and Charles XII of Sweden (1682). After him are Christina, Queen of Sweden (1626), Oleg of Novgorod (900), Sigismund III Vasa (1566), Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden (1882), Oscar II of Sweden (1829), Gustaf V of Sweden (1858), John III of Sweden (1537), and Charles IX of Sweden (1550).