Charles XIII of Sweden facts for kids
|Charles XIII & II|
|Charles XIII of Sweden wearing the Order of Charles XIII in red|
|Reign||6 June 1809 – 5 February 1818|
|Predecessor||Gustav IV Adolf|
|Successor||Charles XIV John|
|Reign||4 November 1814 – 5 February 1818|
|Successor||Charles III John|
|Spouse||Hedwig Elizabeth Charlotte of Holstein-Gottorp|
|Carl Löwenhielm (extramarital)|
|House||House of Holstein-Gottorp i.e. House of Oldenburg|
|Mother||Louisa Ulrika of Prussia|
|Born||7 October 1748|
|Died||5 February 1818(aged 69)|
Charles XIII & II also Carl, Swedish: Karl XIII (born 7 October 1748 in Stockholm, Sweden, dead 5 February 1818 in, was a Swedish monarch. He was the King of Sweden (as Charles XIII) from 1809 and King of Norway (as Charles II) from 1814 until his 1818 death. He was the second son of King Adolf Frederick of Sweden and Louisa Ulrika of Prussia, sister of Frederick II of Prussia.
While known as King Charles XIII in Sweden, he was actually the seventh Swedish king by that name, as Charles IX (reigned 1604–1611) had adopted his numeral after studying a fictitious history of Sweden.
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