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Carl XVI Gustaf Of Sweden
HM The King HM The QueenHRH The Crown Princess HRH Prince DanielHRH Princess Estelle HRH Prince OscarHRH Prince Carl Philip HRH Princess SofiaHRH Prince Alexander HRH Prince GabrielHRH Princess MadeleineHRH Princess Leonore HRH Prince Nicolas HRH Princess AdrienneHRH Princess BirgittaExtended royal family Princess Margaretha, Mrs. Ambler Princess Désirée, Baroness Silfverschiöld Princess Christina, Mrs. MagnusonMarianne Bernadottev t eCarl XVI Gustaf[a] (full name: Carl Gustaf Folke Hubertus; born 30 April 1946) is the King of Sweden. He ascended the throne on the death of his grandfather, King Gustaf VI Adolf, on 15 September 1973. He is the youngest child and only son of Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten, and Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. His father died on 26 January 1947 in an airplane crash in Denmark
Denmark
when Carl Gustaf was nine months old
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Archbishop Of Uppsala
The archbishop of Uppsala
Uppsala
(spelled Upsala until the early 20th century) has been the primate in Sweden
Sweden
in an unbroken succession since 1164, first during the Catholic era, and from
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Queen Silvia Of Sweden
Silvia
Silvia
is an Italian female given name of Latin
Latin
origin, with a male equivalent Silvio and English-language cognate Sylvia. The name originates from the Latin
Latin
word for forest Silva and its meaning is spirit of the wood. The mythological god of the forest was associated with the figure of Silvanus. In Roman mythology, Silvia
Silvia
is the goddess of the forest while Rea Silvia
Silvia
was the mother of Romulus and Remus
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1947 KLM Douglas DC-3 Copenhagen Accident
The 1947 KLM
KLM
Douglas DC-3
Douglas DC-3
Copenhagen
Copenhagen
accident was the crash of a KLM Royal Dutch Airlines flight from Amsterdam
Amsterdam
to Stockholm
Stockholm
via Copenhagen on 26 January. The accident occurred shortly after the Douglas DC-3 took off from Kastrup in Denmark. All 22 passengers and crew on board were killed in the accident.[1] Among those killed in the crash were Prince Gustaf Adolf of Sweden (at the time of his death, second in line to the Swedish throne), U.S. opera singer Grace Moore, and Danish actress Gerda Neumann.[2] Prince Gustaf Adolf was the father of the present king of Sweden Carl XVI Gustaf. A hundred thousand people attended the funeral
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Dynasty
A dynasty (UK: /ˈdɪnəsti/, US: /ˈdaɪnəsti/) is a sequence of rulers from the same family,[1] usually in the context of a feudal or monarchical system, but sometimes also appearing in elective republics. The dynastic family or lineage may be known as a "house",[2] which may be styled as "royal", "princely", "ducal", "comital", etc., depending upon the chief or present title borne by its members. Historians periodize the histories of many sovereign states, such as Ancient Egypt, the Carolingian Empire
Carolingian Empire
and Imperial China, using a framework of successive dynasties. As such, the term "dynasty" may be used to delimit the era during which the family reigned and to describe events, trends, and artifacts of that period ("a Ming-dynasty vase")
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Commander-in-chief
A commander-in-chief, also called supreme commander, is the person that exercises supreme command and control over an armed forces or a military branch. As a technical term, it refers to military competencies that reside in a country's executive leadership – a head of state or a head of government. Often, a commander-in-chief role if held by an official, need not be or have been a commissioned officer or even a veteran
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Solna
Solna Municipality
Solna Municipality
(Swedish: Solna kommun or Solna stad, IPA: [²soːlna]) is a municipality in Stockholm County
Stockholm County
in south-east Sweden, located just north of the Stockholm
Stockholm
City Centre. Its seat is located in the town of Solna, which is a part of the Stockholm
Stockholm
urban area. The municipality is a part of Metropolitan Stockholm. None of the area is considered rural, which is unusual for Swedish municipalities, which normally are of mixed rural/urban character
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Church Of Sweden
The Church of Sweden
Sweden
(Swedish: Svenska kyrkan) is an Evangelical Lutheran
Lutheran
national church in Sweden. A former state church, headquartered in Uppsala, with 6.0 million baptised members at yearend 2017 it is the largest Christian denomination
Christian denomination
in Sweden. It is the largest Lutheran
Lutheran
denomination in Europe
Europe
and the third-largest in the world after the Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus and the Evangelical Lutheran
Lutheran
Church in Tanzania,[2]. A member of the Porvoo Communion, the Church professes the Lutheran branch of Christianity. It is composed of thirteen dioceses, divided into parishes.[3] It is an open national church which, working with a democratic organisation and through the ministry of the church, covers the whole nation
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Prime Minister Of Sweden
The Prime Minister (Swedish: statsminister, literally "Minister of the State") is the head of government in Sweden. Before the creation of the office of a Prime Minister in 1876, Sweden
Sweden
did not have a head of government separate from its head of state, namely the King, in whom the executive authority was vested
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Solna Municipality
Solna Municipality
Solna Municipality
(Swedish: Solna kommun or Solna stad, IPA: [²soːlna]) is a municipality in Stockholm County
Stockholm County
in south-east Sweden, located just north of the Stockholm
Stockholm
City Centre. Its seat is located in the town of Solna, which is a part of the Stockholm
Stockholm
urban area. The municipality is a part of Metropolitan Stockholm. None of the area is considered rural, which is unusual for Swedish municipalities, which normally are of mixed rural/urban character
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Stockholm County
Stockholm
Stockholm
County (Stockholms län) is a county or län (in Swedish) on the Baltic Sea
Baltic Sea
coast of Sweden. It borders Uppsala County
Uppsala County
and Södermanland
Södermanland
County. It also borders Mälaren
Mälaren
and the Baltic Sea. The city of Stockholm
Stockholm
is the capital of Sweden. Stockholm
Stockholm
County is divided by the historic provinces of Uppland
Uppland
(Roslagen) and Södermanland
Södermanland
(Södertörn). More than one fifth of the Swedish population lives in the county
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Royal Chapel (Sweden)
The Royal Chapel[1] (Swedish: Slottskyrkan) is a church located inside the Stockholm
Stockholm
Palace. It belongs to the Church of Sweden. It was opened in 1754.[2] References[edit]^ "The Royal Chapel". Stockholm
Stockholm
Palace. Retrieved 26 July 2014.  ^ "Orgeln, Slottskyrkan" (in Swedish). Stockholm
Stockholm
Palace. Retrieved 11 July 2014. External links[edit] Media related to Slottskyrkan at Wikimedia Commons Coordinates: 59°19′35″N 18°04′22″E / 59.3265°N 18.0727°E / 59.3265; 18.0727This Sweden-related article is a stub
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Ola Ullsten
Stig Kjell Olof (Ola) Ullsten (born 23 June 1931) is a Swedish politician and diplomat who was Prime Minister of Sweden
Prime Minister of Sweden
from 1978 to 1979 and leader of the Liberal People's Party from 1978 to 1983.[1] He also served as Deputy Prime Minister briefly in 1978 and then again from 1980 to 1982 and served as Minister for Foreign Affairs from 1979 to 1982.Contents1 Background and early career 2 Ministerial and political appointments 3 Prime Minister of Sweden 4 Later career 5 Personal life 6 Bibliography 7 See also 8 ReferencesBackground and early career[edit]This section of a biography of a living person does not include any references or sources
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Ingvar Carlsson
Gösta Ingvar Carlsson
Ingvar Carlsson
(born 9 November 1934) is a Swedish politician who twice served as Prime Minister of Sweden, first from 1986 to 1991 and again from 1994 to 1996.[1] He was leader of the Swedish Social Democratic Party from 1986 to 1996.[2][3] He is best known for leading Sweden
Sweden
into the European Union. Carlsson was a member of the Riksdag
Riksdag
from 1965 to 1996 representing the constituency of Stockholm County
Stockholm County
(until 1970 in the lower house). He served as Minister of Education from 1969 to 1973, as Minister of Housing in 1973 and again from 1974 to 1976 and as Minister of Environmental affairs from 1985 to 1986
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Carl Bildt
Nils Daniel Carl Bildt
Carl Bildt
(born 15 July 1949) is a conservative Swedish politician and diplomat who was Prime Minister of Sweden
Prime Minister of Sweden
from 1991 to 1994. He was the leader of the Moderate Party
Moderate Party
from 1986 to 1999. Bildt served as Sweden's Minister for Foreign Affairs from October 2006 to October 2014. He had been noted internationally as a mediator in the Yugoslav wars, serving as the European Union's Special
Special
Envoy to the Former Yugoslavia from June 1995, co-chairman of the Dayton Peace Conference in November 1995 and High Representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina
High Representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina
from December 1995 to June 1997, immediately after the Bosnian War
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Göran Persson
Hans Göran Persson
Göran Persson
(Swedish pronunciation: [ˈʝœːran ˈpæːʂɔn]; born 20 January 1949) served as Prime Minister of Sweden
Sweden
from 1996 to 2006 and was leader of the Swedish Social Democratic Party from 1996 to 2007. Persson was first elected to the Swedish Parliament
Swedish Parliament
in 1979, representing Södermanland County
Södermanland County
but left in 1985 to serve as Municipal Commissioner of Katrineholm, which he did from 1985 to 1989. In 1991, he was re-elected to the Parliament and represented the same constituency. He served as Minister for Schools from 1989 to 1991 in Ingvar Carlsson’s first and second cabinets
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