Sweden: Heads of State: 1818-2021 - Archontology.org

Sweden: Heads of State: 1818-2021

Royal House: Bernadotte/Bernadotteska ätten
Med Guds Nåde, Sveriges, Norges, Götes och Vendes Konung
5 Feb 1818 - 8 Mar 1844 Carl XIV Johan [1][2]
8 Mar 1844 - 8 Jul 1859 Oscar I (Frans Josef Oscar) [2][3]
8 Jul 1859 - 18 Sep 1872 Carl XV (Carl Ludvig Eugen) [2]
18 Sep 1872 - 27 Oct 1905 Oscar II (Oscar Fredrik) [2]
Med Guds Nåde, Sveriges, Götes och Vendes Konung
27 Oct 1905 - 8 Dec 1907 Oscar II (Oscar Fredrik) (x)
8 Dec 1907 - 29 Oct 1950 Gustaf V (Oscar Gustaf Adolf)
29 Oct 1950 - 15 Sep 1973 Gustaf VI Adolf (Oscar Fredrik Wilhelm Olaf Gustaf Adolf)
Sveriges Konung [4]
15 Sep 1973 - Carl XVI Gustaf (Carl Gustaf Folke Hubertus)

[1] Baptised: Jean (de Bernadotte), name expanded to Jean-Baptiste Bernadotte in infancy, to prevent confusion with older brother Jean-Évangéliste; added Jules, so Jean-Baptiste Jules Bernadotte, during the Revolution in honour of C. Iulius Caesar; made Prince de Ponte-Corvo (5 Jun 1806) in France; elected Kronprins by the Diet of Estates of Sweden (21 Aug 1810), as Prins Johan Baptist Julius av Ponte-Corvo; adopted 5 Nov 1810 by King Carl XIII of Sweden with name Carl Johan.
[2] Also in Norway.
[3] To 21 Aug 1810: François-Joseph-Oscar Bernadotte.
[4] Succeeded to the throne upon the death of his predecessor (15 Sep 1973). A new royal style was introduced in a proclamation of accession issued on 19 Sep 1973 (Svensk författningssamling, 1973:702).
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