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Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden

1778 - 1837

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Gustav IV Adolf or Gustav IV Adolph (1 November 1778 – 7 February 1837) was King of Sweden from 1792 until he was deposed in a coup in 1809. He was also the last Swedish monarch to be the ruler of Finland. The occupation of Finland in 1808–09 by Russian forces was the immediate cause of Gustav Adolf's violent overthrow by officers of his own army. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden has received more than 574,178 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden is the 965th most popular politician (down from 928th in 2019), the 43rd most popular biography from Sweden (down from 42nd in 2019) and the 18th most popular Swedish Politician.

Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden is most famous for his failed invasion of Russia in 1709.

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Over the past year Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden has had the most page views in the with 99,569 views, followed by English (38,947), and Russian (31,063). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Vietnamese (226.20%), Ido (102.04%), and Serbo-Croatian (87.13%)

Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden ranks 965 out of 19,576Before him are Michael III, Leo I the Thracian, Charles I of Hungary, Peter II of Yugoslavia, Fernando Álvarez de Toledo, 3rd Duke of Alba, and Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. After him are Eleanor of Austria, John I Tzimiskes, Édouard Daladier, John I of Portugal, Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, and Modu Chanyu.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1778, Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden ranks 5Before him are Marie Thérèse of France, Louis Bonaparte, Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac, and Humphry Davy. After him are José de San Martín, Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen, Johann Nepomuk Hummel, Giovanni Battista Belzoni, Bernardo O'Higgins, Fernando Sor, and Augustin Pyramus de Candolle. Among people deceased in 1837, Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden ranks 5Before him are William IV of the United Kingdom, Alexander Pushkin, Hortense de Beauharnais, and Charles Fourier. After him are John Constable, Giacomo Leopardi, Johann Nepomuk Hummel, Georg Büchner, François Gérard, Wilhelmine of Prussia, Queen of the Netherlands, and John Field.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden ranks 43 out of 1,879Before him are Klas Pontus Arnoldson (1844), Anders Zorn (1860), Charles XV of Sweden (1826), Agnetha Fältskog (1950), Ulrika Eleonora, Queen of Sweden (1688), and Charles XI of Sweden (1655). After him are Manne Siegbahn (1886), Allvar Gullstrand (1862), Pär Lagerkvist (1891), Axel von Fersen the Younger (1755), Gunnar Myrdal (1898), and Carl Larsson (1853).

Among POLITICIANS In Sweden

Among politicians born in Sweden, Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden ranks 18Before him are John III of Sweden (1537), Charles XIII of Sweden (1748), Klas Pontus Arnoldson (1844), Charles XV of Sweden (1826), Ulrika Eleonora, Queen of Sweden (1688), and Charles XI of Sweden (1655). After him are Eric XIV of Sweden (1533), Gustav III of Sweden (1746), Princess Birgitta of Sweden (1937), Olof Skötkonung (980), Eric the Victorious (945), and Axel Oxenstierna (1583).