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Adolf Frederick of Sweden

Adolf Frederick

Adolf Frederick of Sweden, or Adolf Fredrik (May 14, 1710 - February 12, 1771), was the son of Christian August von Schleswig-Holstein-Eutin (1673-1726) and Albertina Frederica von Baden-Durlach (1682-1755). He was king of Sweden (1751-1771).

On August 18, 1744, he married Louise Ulrike of Prussia (1720 - 1782) and they had the following children:

  1. (Stillborn) (1745)
  2. Gustav III (1746-1792)
  3. Charles XIII (1748-1818)
  4. Fredrik Adolf (1750-1803)
  5. Sophia Albertine (1753-1829)

Preceded by:
Frederick I
List of Swedish monarchs Succeeded by:
Gustav III

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