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Carl Gustaf XVI

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Swedish royalty who ascended towards the Swedish throne in 1973. As Ruler he holds the best ranks within the Swedish MILITARY. In Swedish Royal Courtroom way, the tragedy of his father’s loss of life and what it designed to not need a father had not been discussed. Besides putting on a crown, he’s also thinking about the surroundings, technology, and collecting older vehicles. His parents are Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Vasterbotten, and Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. He’s the 3rd cousin of Queen Elizabeth II.

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Full Name Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden
Date Of Birth April 30, 1946
Place Of Birth Stockholm, Sweden
Profession Royalty
Education Uppsala University, Stockholm University
Nationality Swedish
Spouse Queen Silvia of Sweden
Children Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden, Prince Carl Philip, Duke of Värmland, Princess Madeleine, Duchess of Hälsingland and Gästrikland
Parents Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten, Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
Siblings Princess Birgitta of Sweden, Princess Christina, Mrs. Magnuson, Princess Margaretha, Mrs. Ambler, Princess Désirée, Baroness Silfverschiöld
Awards Royal Victorian Chain
Star Sign Taurus

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#Fact
1Had a 1,5 year relationship with Camilla Henemark from the end of 1990s to 2000.
2Celebrating his 60th birthday at Stockholm Castle (April 30th 2006).
3King of Sweden [September 1973]
4Father-in-law of Prins Daniel, Prinsessan Sofia and Christopher O'Neill.
5His father, the future king, died in a plane crash in Denmark when Carl Gustaf was just baby.
6His sister Christina has three sons (with Tord Magnuson) named Carl Gustav (b.1975), Tord Oscar (b.1977) and Victor Edmund (b.1980).
7His sister Désirée has three children (with Baron Niclas) named Carl Otto (b.1965), Christina Louise (b.1966) and Hélène (b.1968).
8His sister Princess Brigitta has three children (with Prince Johann) named Carl Christian (b.1962), Désirée (b.1963) and Hubertus (b.1966).
9His sister Princess Margaretha has three children (with John Ambler) named Sybilla Louise (b.1965), Charles Edward (b.1966) and James Patrick (b.1969).
10Has four older sisters named Princess Margaretha (b.1934), Princess Brigitta (b.1937), Princess Désirée (b.1938) and Princess Christina (b.1943).
11Son of Prince Gustav Adolf (1906-1947) and Princess Sibylla (1908-1972).
12King of Sweden (September 1973 - present).
13Father of Kronprinsessan Victoria, Prins Carl Philip and Prinsessan Madeleine.
14Grandson of King Gustaf VI Adolf
15Cousin of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, Queen Anne-Marie & Prinsesse Benedikte.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Robins2006TV SeriesArchive Voice

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Gomorron1998-2016TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Händelser från 2009 / Himself - på Borgholm
Grattis Victoria2004TV Special documentaryHimself
Boda real2004TV SpecialHimself (uncredited)
Tolvslaget på Skansen1999TV Series documentaryHimself
BingoLotto1995TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Første parket til vielsen1995TV Special documentaryHimself - King of Sweden
Rally of the Thousand Lakes 19821982Video documentary shortHimself
Lahti MM -781978DocumentaryHimself
Nobelprisceremonin1973TV SeriesHimself - King of Sweden
Presidentti Porojärvellä1970TV Movie documentaryHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sunrise2016TV SeriesHimself
Folkets främsta företrädare2013-2014TV SeriesHimself
Palme2012DocumentaryHimself (as Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden)
B.B. King: The Life of Riley2012DocumentaryHimself
Robins2011TV SeriesPå Carola konsert
Ebbe: The Movie2009DocumentaryHimself
Gomorron2007TV SeriesHimself - Från Konserthuset
Fætre og kusiner om Frederik & Mary2004TV Special documentaryHimself
A Royal Family2003TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Varuhuset1989TV SeriesHimself
Am laufenden Band1976TV SeriesHimself
Näin syntyi nykypäivä... 1900-19501951DocumentaryHimself

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