Christina, Queen of Sweden

1626 - 1689

Christina, Queen of Sweden

Christina (Swedish: Kristina; 18 December 1626 – 19 April 1689), a member of the House of Vasa, was Queen of Sweden from 1632 until her abdication in 1654. She succeeded her father Gustavus Adolphus upon his death at the Battle of Lützen, but began ruling the Swedish Empire when she reached the age of 18.Christina argued for peace in the Thirty Years' War, which was achieved in 1648. She is remembered as one of the most learned women of the 17th century. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Christina, Queen of Sweden has received more than 1,929,129 page views. Her biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 179th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Christina, Queen of Sweden ranks 177 out of 14,801Before her are Domitian, Demosthenes, Ivar the Boneless, Mehmed I, David Ben-Gurion, and Titus. After her are Joanna of Castile, Al Gore, Rudolf Hess, Ariel Sharon, Rodrigo Duterte, and Gamal Abdel Nasser.

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Among people born in 1626, Christina, Queen of Sweden ranks 1After her are Richard Cromwell, Jan Steen, Sabbatai Zevi, Francesco Redi, William II, Prince of Orange, Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sévigné, Peter of Saint Joseph de Betancur, Bada Shanren, Louis Couperin, Pietro Mengoli, and John Aubrey. Among people deceased in 1689, Christina, Queen of Sweden ranks 1After her are Pope Innocent XI, Marie Louise d’Orléans, Aşub Sultan, Sambhaji, Khushal Khattak, Archduchess Maria Anna Josepha of Austria, Adolph John I, Count Palatine of Kleeburg, Thomas Sydenham, Pjetër Bogdani, Aphra Behn, and Alexander Farnese, Prince of Parma.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Christina, Queen of Sweden ranks 8 out of 935Before her are Alfred Nobel (1833), Astrid Lindgren (1907), Ingmar Bergman (1918), Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden (1594), Tycho Brahe (1546), and Anders Celsius (1701). After her are Selma Lagerlöf (1858), Ingvar Kamprad (1926), Charles XII of Sweden (1682), August Strindberg (1849), Olof Palme (1927), and Bridget of Sweden (1303).


Among politicians born in Sweden, Christina, Queen of Sweden ranks 2Before her are Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden (1594). After her are Charles XII of Sweden (1682), Olof Palme (1927), Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden (1946), Sigismund III Vasa (1566), Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden (1882), Gustaf V of Sweden (1858), Charles XV of Sweden (1826), Gustav III of Sweden (1746), Charles IX of Sweden (1550), and John III of Sweden (1537).

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