Gustaf V of Sweden

1858 - 1950

Gustaf V of Sweden

Gustaf V (Oscar Gustaf Adolf; 16 June 1858 – 29 October 1950) was King of Sweden from 1907 until his death in 1950. He was the eldest son of King Oscar II of Sweden and Sophia of Nassau, a half-sister of Adolphe, Grand Duke of Luxembourg. Reigning from the death of his father, Oscar II, in 1907 to his own death 43 years later, he holds the record of being the oldest monarch of Sweden and the third-longest rule, after Magnus IV and Carl XVI Gustaf. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gustaf V of Sweden has received more than 600,725 page views. His biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 537th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Gustaf V of Sweden ranks 533 out of 14,801Before him are Leopold II of Belgium, Pertinax, Christian IV of Denmark, Ion Antonescu, Philip V of France, and Alija Izetbegović. After him are Modu Chanyu, Sargon of Akkad, Anna of Russia, Taejo of Joseon, Kim Dae-jung, and Rudolf I of Germany.

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Among people born in 1858, Gustaf V of Sweden ranks 9Before him are Émile Durkheim, Selma Lagerlöf, Rudolf Diesel, Theodore Roosevelt, Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria, and Georg Simmel. After him are Emmeline Pankhurst, Giuseppe Peano, Franz Boas, Omar Mukhtar, Eliezer Ben-Yehuda, and Christiaan Eijkman. Among people deceased in 1950, Gustaf V of Sweden ranks 4Before him are George Orwell, George Bernard Shaw, and Joseph Schumpeter. After him are Vaslav Nijinsky, Heinrich Mann, Johannes V. Jensen, Albert Lebrun, Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach, Léon Blum, Marcel Mauss, and Kurt Weill.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Gustaf V of Sweden ranks 26 out of 935Before him are Jöns Jacob Berzelius (1779), Dag Hammarskjöld (1905), Gustav I of Sweden (1496), Tomas Tranströmer (1931), Greta Garbo (1905), and Dieterich Buxtehude (1637). After him are Charles XV of Sweden (1826), Gustav III of Sweden (1746), Emanuel Swedenborg (1688), Charles X Gustav of Sweden (1622), Charles IX of Sweden (1550), and John III of Sweden (1537).


Among politicians born in Sweden, Gustaf V of Sweden ranks 8Before him are Christina, Queen of Sweden (1626), Charles XII of Sweden (1682), Olof Palme (1927), Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden (1946), Sigismund III Vasa (1566), and Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden (1882). After him are Charles XV of Sweden (1826), Gustav III of Sweden (1746), Charles IX of Sweden (1550), John III of Sweden (1537), Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden (1778), and Charles XIII of Sweden (1748).

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