Adolf Fredrik Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorf of Sweden, King of Sweden, Prince-Bishop of Lübeck, was born 14 May 1710 in Gottorf Castle, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany to Christian August von Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorf (1673-1726) and Albertine Friederike von Baden-Durlach (1682-1755) and died 12 February 1771 in Stockholm, Sweden of unspecified causes. He married Luise Ulrike von Preußen (1720-1782) 29 August 1744 in Stockholm, Sweden. Notable ancestors include Charlemagne (747-814), Alfred the Great (849-899), Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Gustav I of Sweden (1496-1560). Ancestors are from Denmark, Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Russia, the Czech Republic, Spain, Hungary, Belgium, Sweden, Poland, Austria, Lithuania, Belarus, Bohemia, Switzerland, Italy, Ukraine, Slovakia, Slovenia, the Netherlands, Portugal, England, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire, the United States.


Offspring of Adolf Fredrik of Sweden and Luise Ulrike von Preußen (1720-1782)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Stillborn of Sweden (1745-1745)
Gustav III of Sweden (1746-1792) 24 January 1746 Stockholm 29 March 1792 Stockholm Sophia Magdalena of Denmark (1746-1813)

Charles XIII of Sweden (1748-1818) 7 October 1748 Stockholm 5 February 1818 Stockholm Hedwig E.C. von Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorf (1759-1818)
C. Augusta von Fersen (1754-1846)

Frederick Adolf of Sweden (1750-1803)
Sophia Albertine of Sweden (1753-1829)

Common ancestors of Adolf Fredrik of Sweden (1710-1771) and Luise Ulrike von Preußen (1720-1782)

  1. Anna Eleonore von Hessen-Darmstadt (1601-1659)
  2. Dorothea of Denmark (1546-1617)
  3. Georg von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1582-1641)
  4. Ludwig V. von Hessen-Darmstadt (1577-1626)
  5. Magdalena von Brandenburg (1582-1616)
  6. Wilhelm von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1535-1592)

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