Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden

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Carl XVI Gustaf (Carl Gustaf Folke Hubertus; born 30 April 1946) is the King of Sweden. He ascended the throne on the death of his grandfather, Gustaf VI Adolf, on 15 September 1973.

Titles and Styles

30 April 1946-7 June 1946: His Royal Highness Prince Carl Gustaf of Sweden

7 June 1946-29 October 1950: His Royal Highness Prince Carl Gustaf of Sweden, The Duke of Jamtland

29 October 1950-15 September 1973: His Royal Highness The Crown Prince of Sweden, The Duke of Jamtland

15 September 1973-present His Majesty The King of Sweden

National Honors

-Sweden: Recipient of the 90th Birthday Medal of King Gustaf V

-Sweden: Recipient of the 85th Birthday Medal of King Gustaf VI Adolf

-Sweden: Recipient of the Wedding Medal of Crown Princess Victoria to Daniel Westling

-Lord and Master (and Knight with Collar) of the Order of the Seraphim

-Lord and Master (and Commander Grand Cross) of the Order of the Sword

-Lord and Master (and Commander Grand Cross) of the Order of the Polar Star

-Lord and Master (and Commander Grand Cross) of the Order of Vasa

-Lord and Master (and Knight) of the Order of Charles XIII

Foreign Honors

-Argentina: Grand Cross with Collar of the Order of the Liberator General San Martin (1998)

-Austria: Grand Star of the Order of Honor for Services to the Republic of Austria, Special Class (1967)

-Belgium: Grand Cordon of the Order of Leopold (1977)

-Brail: Grand Collar of the Order of the Southern Cross (2007)

-Brunei: Recipient of the Royal Family Order of the Crown of Brunei (2004)

-Bulgaria: Sash of the Order of Stara Planina

-Chile: Collar of the Order of Merit

-Croatia: Grand Cross of the Grand Order of King Tomislav (2013)

-Denmark: Knight with Collar of the Order of the Elephant (12 January 1965), Grand Commander of the Order of the Dannebrog (1975)

-Ducal Family of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha: Knight Grand Cross of the Ducal Royal Saxe-Ernestine and Gotha House Order

-Egypt: Grand Cross with Collar of the Order of the Nile

-Estonia: Grand Cross with Collar of the Order of the Cross of Terra Mariana (1995), Grand Cross with Collar of the White Star (2011)

-Finland: Grand Cross with Collar of the Order of the White Rose (1974)

-France: Grand Cross of the Order of the Legion of Honor

-Germany: Grand Cross Special Class of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany

-Greece: Grand Cross of the Order of the Redeemer

-Holy See: Knight with the Collar of the Order of Pope Pius IX

-Hungary: Grand Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Hungary

-Iceland: Grand Cross with Collar of the Order of the Falcon

-Indonesia: Star of the Republic of Indonesia, 1st Class (2017)

-Italy: Grand Cross with Collar of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic (1991)

-Japan: Collar of the Order of the Chrysanthemum

-Jordan: Grand Cordon with Collar of the Order of Al-Hussein bin Ali

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