Carl XVI Gustaf


Head of State: King Carl XVI Gustaf

Head of State since: 19th September 1973

Predecessor: Gustaf VI Adolf

Heir to the Throne: Princess Victoria

National Anthem: Du Gamla, Du Fria

Information about the Monarch:

Carl was born on 30th April 1946. He married Silvia Renate Sommerlatho on 19th June 1976. Together they have 3 children:

Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden

Prince Carl Philip, Duke of Värmland

Princess Madeleine, Duchess of Hälsingland and Gästrikland

Interesting fact:

The King met his wife at the 1972 Summer Olympic Games which were held in Munich.


Royal family of Sweden