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Carl XVI Gustaf:

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(Carl Gustaf), 1946–, king of Sweden (1973–), grandson and successor of Gustavus VI; son of Prince Gustaf Adolf of Sweden and Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.
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Carl XVI Gustaf

 

Born Apr. 30, 1946, at the Haga Castle, near Stockholm. King of Sweden since September 1973. Member of the Bernadotte dynasty.

The grandson of King Gustavus VI Adolphus, Carl Gustaf is related to the royal houses of Denmark, Norway, and other Western European monarchies. He became crown prince in 1947. After serving in the military from 1966 to 1969, Carl Gustaf attended the University of Uppsala.

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