Karl X Gustav (Palatinate-Zweibrucken) Pfalz

Karl Gustav (Palatinate-Zweibrucken) Pfalz (1622 - 1660)

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Karl Gustav (Karl X Gustav) Pfalz formerly Palatinate-Zweibrucken
Born in Nyköpingshus, Nyköping, Södermanland, Swedenmap
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died in Kungshuset, Göteborg, Göteborg och Bohus, Sverigemap
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Categories: List of Swedish Monarchs | Riddarholmskyrkan, Klara, Stockholm.


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


1622 Name and Birth

Charles X Gustav, also Carl Gustav (Swedish: Karl X Gustav) was born 8 November 1622 [1]

1654 Reign

He was King of Sweden from 1654 until his death. [1]

Charles X Gustav was the second Wittelsbach king of Sweden after the childless king Christopher of Bavaria (1441–1448) and he was the first king of the Swedish Caroline era, which had its peak during the end of the reign of his son, Charles XI. He led Sweden during the Second Northern War, enlarging the Swedish Empire. By his predecessor Christina, he was considered de facto Duke of Eyland (Öland)[1] before ascending to the Swedish throne. [1]?


He was the son of John Casimir, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken-Kleeburg and Catherine of Sweden. After his father's death he also succeeded him as Pfalzgraf. [1]?


He was married to Hedwig Eleonora of Holstein-Gottorp, who bore his son and successor, Charles XI. [1]


He died 13 February 1660 [1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Wikipedia. [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_X_Gustav_of_Sweden Charles X Gustav of Sweden. Accessed july 15, 2017. Day-1904

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On 31 May 2017 at 09:42 GMT Maggie Andersson wrote:

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