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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. 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 1,021,353 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia. Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden is the 362nd most popular politician (up from 367th in 2019), the 20th most popular biography from Sweden (down from 19th in 2019) and the 6th 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 362 out of 15,710Before him are Helmut Kohl, Park Chung-hee, Philip III of Spain, Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor, Horemheb, and Dido. After him are Abdulmejid I, Abbas the Great, Sargon of Akkad, Joachim Murat, Ertuğrul, and Alp Arslan.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1882, Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden ranks 7Before him are Franklin D. Roosevelt, Igor Stravinsky, Virginia Woolf, James Joyce, Wilhelm Keitel, and Georges Braque. After him are Sigrid Undset, Georgi Dimitrov, Ion Antonescu, Günther von Kluge, Edward Hopper, and Emmy Noether. Among people deceased in 1973, Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden ranks 9Before him are Bruce Lee, Pablo Neruda, David Ben-Gurion, Salvador Allende, Erich von Manstein, and Lyndon B. Johnson. After him are Fulgencio Batista, Pearl S. Buck, Henri Charrière, Ivan Konev, Abebe Bikila, and Walter Ulbricht.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden ranks 20 out of 1,296Before him are Ingrid Bergman (1915), August Strindberg (1849), Greta Garbo (1905), Bridget of Sweden (1303), Jöns Jacob Berzelius (1779), and Max von Sydow (1929). After him are Sigismund III Vasa (1566), Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden (1946), Svante Arrhenius (1859), Gustaf V of Sweden (1858), Dag Hammarskjöld (1905), and Gustav I of Sweden (1496).

Among POLITICIANS In Sweden

Among politicians born in Sweden, Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden ranks 6Before him are Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden (1594), Christina, Queen of Sweden (1626), Olof Palme (1927), Oleg of Novgorod (900), and Charles XII of Sweden (1682). After him are Sigismund III Vasa (1566), Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden (1946), Gustaf V of Sweden (1858), Oscar II of Sweden (1829), Gustav III of Sweden (1746), and Charles IX of Sweden (1550).