Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden

1882 - 1973

Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden

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. He was the eldest son of King Gustaf V and his wife, Victoria of Baden, and had been Crown Prince of Sweden for the preceding 43 years in the reign of his father. Not long before his death at age 90, he approved the constitutional changes which removed the Swedish monarchy's last nominal political powers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden has received more than 956,631 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 371st most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden ranks 367 out of 14,801Before him are Louis Bonaparte, Björn Ironside, Mahmud I, Radovan Karadžić, John Hunyadi, and Kangxi Emperor. After him are Barack Obama, Dick Cheney, Aurelian, Alfred Rosenberg, Hu Jintao, and Rüstem Pasha.

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Among people born in 1882, Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden ranks 8Before him are Igor Stravinsky, James Joyce, Virginia Woolf, Wilhelm Keitel, Georges Braque, and Sigrid Undset. After him are Lili Elbe, Ion Antonescu, Georgi Dimitrov, Max Born, Günther von Kluge, and Emmy Noether. Among people deceased in 1973, Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden ranks 9Before him are Bruce Lee, David Ben-Gurion, Pablo Neruda, Salvador Allende, Erich von Manstein, and Lyndon B. Johnson. After him are Fulgencio Batista, İsmet İnönü, Pearl S. Buck, Henri Charrière, John Ford, and Paavo Nurmi.

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Among people born in Sweden, Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden ranks 19 out of 935Before him are Olof Palme (1927), Bridget of Sweden (1303), Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden (1946), Ingrid Bergman (1915), Svante Arrhenius (1859), and Sigismund III Vasa (1566). After him are Jöns Jacob Berzelius (1779), Dag Hammarskjöld (1905), Gustav I of Sweden (1496), Tomas Tranströmer (1931), Greta Garbo (1905), and Dieterich Buxtehude (1637).


Among politicians born in Sweden, Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden ranks 7Before him are Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden (1594), Christina, Queen of Sweden (1626), Charles XII of Sweden (1682), Olof Palme (1927), Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden (1946), and Sigismund III Vasa (1566). After him are Gustaf V of Sweden (1858), Charles XV of Sweden (1826), Gustav III of Sweden (1746), Charles IX of Sweden (1550), John III of Sweden (1537), and Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden (1778).

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