Carl XIII Holstein-Gottorp

Carl Holstein-Gottorp (1748 - 1818)

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Carl (Carl XIII) "Kung av Sverige" Holstein-Gottorp aka Charles II of Norway
Born in Stockholm, Swedenmap
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Died in Stockholm, Swedenmap
Profile last modified | Created 7 Nov 2014
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Categories: List of Swedish Monarchs | Royalty | House of Holstein-Gottorp | Riddarholmskyrkan, Klara, Stockholm.


European Aristocracy
Carl XIII Holstein-Gottorp was a member of aristocracy in Europe.
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Preceded by
Gustav IV Adolf
Kung av Sverige
1809 - 1818
Succeeded by
Karl XIV Johan

Biography

"Charles XIII & II also Carl, Swedish: Karl XIII (7 October 1748 – 5 February 1818), was King of Sweden (as Charles XIII) from 1809 and King of Norway (as Charles II) from 1814 until his death.

He was the second son of King Adolf Frederick of Sweden and Louisa Ulrika of Prussia, sister of Frederick II of Prussia" (wikipedia excerpt).

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


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