Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden
Swedish king 1611–32
|Gustav II Adolf|
|King of Sweden|
|Reign||30 October 1611 – 6 November 1632|
|Coronation||12 October 1617|
|Born||9 December 1594|
Castle Tre Kronor, Sweden
|Died||6 November 1632 (aged 37)|
Lützen, Electorate of Saxony
|Burial||22 June 1634|
|Spouse||Maria Eleonora of Brandenburg|
|House||House of Vasa|
|Mother||Christina of Holstein-Gottorp|
Gustavus Adolphus was born in Stockholm. His parents were Charles IX of Sweden and his second wife, Christina of Holstein-Gottorp. When his father died in October 1611, Gustavus became King of Sweden.
Gustavus died in the Battle of Lützen in 1632.