Frequent question: Did Sweden ever have a king?

Sweden has a constitutional monarchy. … Carl XVI Gustaf has been King of Sweden since 1973. He is the 74th King of Sweden. Sweden’s successor to the throne is Crown Princess Victoria.

Did Sweden have a royal family?

Beyond constitutional and ceremonial duties, Sweden’s royal family are devoted to various good causes. The main members of the royal family are King Carl XVI Gustaf, Queen Silvia and their children with families.

How many kings did Sweden have?

Gustav Vasa came to power in 1521, and is usually regarded as the founder of the modern Swedish state. Since then, Sweden has had five royal dynasties.

Who was the first king in Sweden?

The modern Swedish monarchy considers Eric the Victorious to have been the first King of Sweden. In medieval Swedish lists of kings, the figure generally represented as the first king of Sweden is Olof Skötkonung, the first Christian king of Sweden and the first Swedish king to mint coins.

When did Sweden stop being a monarchy?

The monarchy, as a form of government, was established in the 1809 constitutional governing procedures. This was changed in 1974. For 165 years it had been Europe’s oldest form of government. The Bernadotte Dynasty has ruled Sweden since 1810.

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Does Prince Carl Philip of Sweden have children?

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