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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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King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden welcomed the ambassador, hailing relations between the two kingdoms and wishing him success and good luck in carrying out his mission.
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The new ambassador of the Republic of Cyprus in Stockholm, Mr Sotos Liasides, presented his credentials to King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden during an official ceremony held in the Royal Palace of Stockholm, on September 7th, 2017.
King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden received the credentials of Qatar's ambassador to Sweden Hamad bin Mohamed al-Khalifa in Stockholm yesterday.
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King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden made the award presentation, which comes with a $150,000 prize, to IWMI in a royal ceremony during the annual World Water Week event in Stockholm.