Gustav IV Adolf

King of Sweden between 1792-1809
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Gustav IV Adolf or Gustav IV Adolph[1] (1 November 1778 – 7 February 1837) was a Swedish monarch. He was the King of Sweden from 1792 until he abdicated in 1809.[2]

Gustav IV Adolf
King of Sweden
Reign29 March 1792 – 29 March 1809
Coronation3 April 1800
PredecessorGustav III
SuccessorCharles XIII
Born(1778-11-01)1 November 1778
Stockholm Palace, Sweden
Died7 February 1837(1837-02-07) (aged 58)
St. Gallen, Swiss Confederacy
SpouseFrederica of Baden
IssueGustav, Prince of Vasa
Sophie, Grand Duchess of Baden
Cecilia, Grand Duchess of Oldenburg
Princess Amalia
FatherGustav III of Sweden
MotherSophia Magdalena of Denmark


  1. David Williamson in Debrett's Kings and Queens of Europe ISBN 0-86350-194-X pp. 125, 134, 194, 207
  2. "Sweden" (in Swedish). World Statesmen. Retrieved 22 December 2014.
Gustav IV Adolf
Cadet branch of the House of Oldenburg
Born: 1 November 1778 Died: 7 February 1837
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Gustav III
King of Sweden
Title next held by
Charles XIII