Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsCarl XVI Gustaf
Carl XVI Gustaf in Stockholm in June 2010.
|King of Sweden|
|Reign||15 September 1973 – present|
|Enthronement||19 September 1973|
|Predecessor||Gustaf VI Adolf|
|Heiress apparent||Crown Princess Victoria|
|Born||30 April 1946
Haga Palace, Sweden
|Spouse||Queen Silvia, née Sommerlath (m. 1976)|
|Issue||Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden
Prince Carl Philip, Duke of Värmland
Princess Madeleine, Duchess of Hälsingland and Gästrikland
|House||House of Bernadotte|
|Father||Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten|
|Mother||Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha|
|Religion||Church of Sweden|
Internationally King Carl XVI Gustav is best known for presenting the Nobel Prizes every year.
Images for kids
The 15-year-old Crown Prince of Sweden looks at the recently recovered 17th century warship Vasa in 1961.
|Swedish Royal Family|
HM The King
HRH Princess Birgitta
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