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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 in 1809 was deposed in a coup. 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'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 462,438 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden is the 783rd most popular politician (up from 793rd in 2019), the 36th most popular biography from Sweden (down from 33rd in 2019) and the 14th most popular Swedish Politician.

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

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden ranks 783 out of 15,710Before him are Justin I, Harald Bluetooth, Simon of Cyrene, Petronius Maximus, Chaim Weizmann, and Enver Pasha. After him are Béla IV of Hungary, Harold Wilson, James V of Scotland, Childeric I, Baudouin of Belgium, and Zeno.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1778, Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden ranks 5Before him are Louis Bonaparte, Humphry Davy, Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac, and Marie Thérèse of France. After him are José de San Martín, Johann Nepomuk Hummel, Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen, Fernando Sor, Bernardo O'Higgins, Charles Ferdinand, Duke of Berry, and Clemens Brentano. Among people deceased in 1837, Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden ranks 4Before him are Alexander Pushkin, William IV of the United Kingdom, and Charles Fourier. After him are John Constable, Hortense de Beauharnais, Johann Nepomuk Hummel, Georg Büchner, Giacomo Leopardi, 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 36 out of 1,296Before him are Gustav III of Sweden (1746), Emanuel Swedenborg (1688), Charles IX of Sweden (1550), Charles XIII of Sweden (1748), Tomas Tranströmer (1931), and Ingrid of Sweden (1910). After him are John III of Sweden (1537), Ulrika Eleonora, Queen of Sweden (1688), Björn Borg (1956), Raoul Wallenberg (1912), Charles XV of Sweden (1826), and Charles XI of Sweden (1655).

Among POLITICIANS In Sweden

Among politicians born in Sweden, Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden ranks 14Before him are Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden (1946), Gustaf V of Sweden (1858), Oscar II of Sweden (1829), Gustav III of Sweden (1746), Charles IX of Sweden (1550), and Charles XIII of Sweden (1748). After him are John III of Sweden (1537), Ulrika Eleonora, Queen of Sweden (1688), Charles XV of Sweden (1826), Charles XI of Sweden (1655), Eric XIV of Sweden (1533), and Olof Skötkonung (980).