Sweden: Heads of State: 1818-2016

Royal House: Bernadotte/Bernadotteska ätten
Med Guds Nåde, Sveriges, Norges, Götes och Vendes Konung (from 7 Jun 1905 Med Guds Nåde, Sveriges, Götes och Vendes Konung)
5 Feb 1818 - 8 Mar 1844 Carl XIV Johan [1][2]
8 Mar 1844 - 8 Jul 1859 Oscar I (Josef Frans Oscar) [3][4]
8 Jul 1859 - 18 Sep 1872 Carl XV (Carl Ludvig Eugen) [5]
18 Sep 1872 - 8 Dec 1907 Oscar II (Oscar Fredrik) [6]
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)
15 Sep 1973 - 19 Sep 1973 Carl XVI Gustaf (Carl Gustaf Folke Hubertus)
Sveriges Konung
19 Sep 1973 - Carl XVI Gustaf (Carl Gustaf Folke Hubertus) (x)

[1] Born Jean 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 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 with name Carl Johan.
[2] Also in Norway, as Karl III Johan.
[3] To 21 Aug 1810: François-Joseph-Oscar Bernadotte.
[4] Also in Norway.
[5] Also in Norway, as Karl IV.
[6] Also in Norway (to 7 Jun 1905).
Last updated on: 26 Jun 2009 04:16:33