Carl XVI Gustaf


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Carl XVI Gustaf:

see Charles XVI GustavusCharles XVI Gustavus
(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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The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has sent a cable of congratulations to Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf on the anniversary of his country's National Day.
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Minister Kang expressed appreciation for the visits to the ROK by King Carl XVI Gustaf and Minister Wallstrom of Sweden during the PyeongChang Winter Olympics to grace the occasion with their presence, as well as hope that the athletes from Sweden, a winter sports powerhouse, will reap good results at the sporting event.
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Other world leaders to join the PyeongChang Olympics include Norway's Prime Minister Erna Solberg, Netherlands' Prime Minister Mark Rutte, Finland's Prime Minister Juha Sipila, Liechtenstein's Prime Minister Adrian Hasler, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite, Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia, Grand Duke of Luxembourg Henri, Denmark's Crown Prince Frederik, and Monaco's Prince Albert II.
Lors d'une ceremonie, tenue le 31 octobre 2017 a la residence de l'ambassadeur de Suede a Tunis Fredrik Floren, le roi de Suede, Carl XVI Gustaf a, par la voie de son ambassadeur a Tunis, decore le PDG de l'ATB Ferid Ben Tanfous de l'insigne de l'ordre royal de l'Etoile polaire.
The 2017 laureates were presented their prizes by His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden.
Emir sends National Day greetings HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and HH the Deputy Emir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al-Thani yesterday sent cables of congratulations to King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden on his country's National Day.
Jeddah, Ramadan 10, 1438, Jun 5, 2017, SPA -- Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has sent a cable of congratulations to King Carl XVI Gustaf of the Kingdom of Sweden on the anniversary of his country's national day.
8 (BNA): His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Premier sent a cable of condolences to King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden over the victims of the truck terror attack in Stockholm, which left several innocent people dead and injured.
The King sent a cable to King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, in which he expressed his condemnation of this heinous act.
They included King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden (who visited twice on Jan.