Charles XV


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Charles XV,

1826–72, king of Sweden and Norway (1859–72), son and successor of Oscar I. A liberal and popular ruler, he consented to many reforms, including the creation of a bicameral parliament. He was succeeded by his brother, Oscar II.
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And grandfather August, who changed his name to Lindbergh after immigrating to America from Sweden, where he was a member of the Riksdag and a friend of King Charles XV, had borne his burden as well.