Gustav III Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorf of Sweden, King of Sweden, was born 24 January 1746 in Stockholm to Adolf Fredrik of Sweden (1710-1771) and Luise Ulrike von Preußen (1720-1782) and died 29 March 1792 in Stockholm of unspecified causes. He married Sophia Magdalena of Denmark (1746-1813) 1 October 1766 in Copenhagen. 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), Willem van Oranje (1533-1584), Rurik (c832-879), Robert I of Scotland (1274-1329). Ancestors are from Germany, Denmark, France, the United Kingdom, Russia, England, Belgium, Spain, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Sweden, the Netherlands, Poland, Austria, Lithuania, Belarus, Bohemia, Switzerland, Italy, Ukraine, Slovakia, Slovenia, Portugal, Israel, Ireland, Scotland, Turkey.


Offspring of Gustav III of Sweden and Sophia Magdalena of Denmark (1746-1813)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden (1778-1837) 1 February 1778 Stockholm 7 February 1837 St Gallen Friederike D.W. von Baden (1781-1826)
Maria Schlegel (?-?)

Common ancestors of Gustav III of Sweden (1746-1792) and Sophia Magdalena of Denmark (1746-1813)

  1. Anna Eleonore von Hessen-Darmstadt (1601-1659)
  2. Elizabeth Stuart (1596-1662)
  3. Ernst August von Braunschweig-Calenberg (1629-1698)
  4. Frederik III of Denmark (1609-1670)
  5. Friedrich III. von Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorf (1597-1659)
  6. Friedrich V. von der Pfalz (1596-1632)
  7. Georg Wilhelm von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1624-1705)
  8. Georg von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1582-1641)
  9. George I of Great Britain (1660-1727)
  10. Marie Elisabeth von Sachsen (1610-1684)
  11. Sophie Amalie von Braunschweig-Calenberg (1628-1685)
  12. Sophie Dorothea von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1666-1726)
  13. Sophie von der Pfalz (1630-1714)
  14. Éléonore Marie d'Esmier d'Olbreuse (1639-1722)

second cousin

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