Gustav III Holstein-Gottorp

Gustav Holstein-Gottorp (1746 - 1792)

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Gustav (Gustav III) "Kung av Sverige" Holstein-Gottorp
Born in Stockholm, Swedenmap
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died in Stockholm, Swedenmap
Profile last modified | Created 3 Nov 2014
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Categories: List of Swedish Monarchs | Royalty | House of Holstein-Gottorp | Hovförsamlingen (AB) | Riddarholmskyrkan, Klara, Stockholm.

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Preceded by
Adolf Fredrik
Kung av Sverige
Succeeded by
Gustav IV Adolf


1746 jan 24 born[1]

1778 nov 1 6:50 in the morning was son Gustaf Adolph born[2]. Father Gustaf III and mother Sophia Magdalena Cron Prinsessa af Danmark

1778 nov 10 son Gustaf Adolph baptized[2]

1792 mar 29 died in the morning[1]

Riddarholm Church

The Riddarholm Church (swe. Riddarholmskyrkan) is the final resting place of the Swedish kings and Stockholm's only preserved medieval monastery church. With the one exception of Queen Christina, all succeeding rulers of Sweden from Gustav II Adolf (d. 1632) to Gustaf V (d. 1950) are buried in the Riddarholmen Church. The Riddarholm church is located at Riddarholmen, near Gamla Stan (Old Town).

Riddarholmskyrkan, Stockholm, Sweden

More information about the church see Space:Riddarholmskyrkan


  1. 1.0 1.1 Svenskt Biografiskt Lexikon #13317 Retrieved 2016 sep 1 - Gustav III, Band 17 (1967-1969), sida 458
  2. 2.0 2.1 Hovförsamlingen CI:4 (1766-1818) Image 102 / page 189 (AID: v85364.b102.s189, NAD: SE/SSA/0007)

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