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Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden

1882 - 1973

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Gustaf VI Adolf (Oscar Fredrik Wilhelm Olaf Gustaf Adolf; 11 November 1882 – 15 September 1973) was King of Sweden from 29 October 1950 until his death in 1973. He was the eldest son of Gustaf V and his wife, Victoria of Baden. Before Gustaf Adolf acceded to the throne, he had been crown prince for nearly 43 years during his father's reign. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden has received more than 1,361,142 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 60 in 2019). Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden is the 276th most popular politician (up from 445th in 2019), the 11th most popular biography from Sweden (up from 22nd in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Swedish Politician.

Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden is most famous for his leadership during World War II. He was the King of Sweden from 1950 until 1973. He was born in 1882 and died in 1973.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden ranks 276 out of 19,576Before him are Wu Zetian, Victor Emmanuel II of Italy, Numa Pompilius, Elagabalus, Brutus the Younger, and Ferdinand II of Aragon. After him are Leopold III of Belgium, Charles VII of France, Alexander II of Russia, Charles VIII of France, B. R. Ambedkar, and Charles the Bald.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1882, Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden ranks 5Before him are Franklin D. Roosevelt, Igor Stravinsky, James Joyce, and Virginia Woolf. After him are Wilhelm Keitel, Georges Braque, Max Born, Sigrid Undset, Georgi Dimitrov, Emmy Noether, and Abdullah I of Jordan. Among people deceased in 1973, Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden ranks 7Before him are Pablo Picasso, J. R. R. Tolkien, Bruce Lee, David Ben-Gurion, Salvador Allende, and Pablo Neruda. After him are Erich von Manstein, Lyndon B. Johnson, Fulgencio Batista, Abebe Bikila, Hans Kelsen, and İsmet İnönü.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden ranks 11 out of 1,879Before him are Astrid Lindgren (1907), Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden (1594), Anders Celsius (1701), Tycho Brahe (1546), Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden (1946), and August Strindberg (1849). After him are Charles XII of Sweden (1682), Ingvar Kamprad (1926), Jöns Jacob Berzelius (1779), Sigismund III Vasa (1566), Gustaf V of Sweden (1858), and Svante Arrhenius (1859).

Among POLITICIANS In Sweden

Among politicians born in Sweden, Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden ranks 3Before him are Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden (1594), and Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden (1946). After him are Charles XII of Sweden (1682), Sigismund III Vasa (1566), Gustaf V of Sweden (1858), Olof Palme (1927), Christina, Queen of Sweden (1626), Oscar II of Sweden (1829), Oleg of Novgorod (900), Charles IX of Sweden (1550), and John III of Sweden (1537).