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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Gustav I of Sweden
Princess Catherine of Sweden (Prinsessan Katarina) (November 10, 1584 – December 13, 1638) was the daughter of Charles IX of Sweden.
Gustav Vasa's father Erik Johansson (Vasa) was involved in the party of Sten Sture the Younger fighting against the Danes in the early 16th century.
Gustav Eriksson Trolle (1488-1533) was Archbishop of Uppsala, Sweden, in two sessions, and involved in the turbulent events at the break between Catholicism and Lutheranism in Scandinavia.
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  Gustav I of Sweden - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gustav Vasa was an enigmatic person who has been referred to as both a liberator of the country and as a tyrannic ruler, which has made him the subject of many books.
Gustav's family descended from Birgitta Gustafsdotter Sture, the sister of childless Regent Sten Sture the Elder who had died in 1503 when Gustav was a baby.
Gustav Vasa's father Erik Johansson (Vasa) was involved in the party of Sten Sture the Younger fighting against the Danes in the early 16th century.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Gustav I Sweden
Gustav Eriksson Vasa (born May 12, 1496151;died Sept. 29, 1560, Stockholm, Swed.) King of Sweden (1523–60) and founder of the Vasa dynasty.
It borders on the Gulf of Bothnia and Sweden in the west, on Norway in the north, on Russia in the east, and on the Gulf of Finland and the Baltic Sea in the south.
Gustav III of Sweden: the forgotten despot of the age of enlightenment: A.D. Harvey recalls the career of the Swedish king whose assassination inspired a famous opera.
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 Gustav I of Sweden: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com - All about Gustav I of Sweden
Gustav I of Sweden or Gustav Eriksson Vasa (May 12, 1496-September 29, 1560), became the king of Sweden in 1523 and he was the first monarch of the house of Vasa.
He became the regent of Sweden in 1521 after leading the rebellion against the sitting monarch of the Kalmar Union.
Gustav's first wife was Catherine of Saxony-Lauenburg-Ratzeburg[?] (1513-1535), whom he maried on September 24, 1531.
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 Foundation of Modern Sweden -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Gustav’s necessities had compelled him to break with the ecclesiastical traditions of (A Scandinavian kingdom in the eastern part of the Scandinavian Peninsula) Sweden; and they also compelled him, contrary to his masterful disposition, to accept constitutionalism, because without it his footing in his own kingdom would have been insecure.
From the moment that Sweden got a firm footing in (A republic in northeastern Europe on the Baltic Sea) Estonia by the acquisition of Reval she was committed to a policy of combat and aggrandisement.
The war between Russia and Sweden for the possession of Estonia and (A region on the Baltic that is divided between northern Estonia and southern Latvia) Livonia (1571-1577) had been uninterruptedly disastrous to the latter, and, in the beginning of 1577, a countless Russian host sat down before Reval, Sweden’s last stronghold in those parts.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/F/Fo/Foundation_of_Modern_Sweden.htm   (2574 words)

  
 Gustav I of Sweden Summary
Gustav Eriksson's (Vasa) mother was Cecilia Månsdotter and father was Erik Johansson (Vasa) who descended from Birgitta Gustafsdotter (Sture), the sister of childless Regent Sten Sture the Elder who had died in 1503 when Gustav was a baby.
Gustav was born in Rydboholm castle, Rydboholm, Österåker, Stockholm, Sweden.
Gustav was elected king on June 6, 1523, at the riksdag in Strängnäs.
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 WHKMLA : History of Sweden, 1771-1792
Although Gustav III.'s rule generally is referred to as absolute, Riksdag remained an element of Sweden's political life, was again called to assemble in 1778/79, 1786 and 1789.
King Gustav III., not the least, himself was a part of cultural life, as his court became the stage for numerous balls etc. The scene where the king fell victim to an assassin in 1792, was a masquerade ball staged in Stockholm's opera house.
Gustav III:s sista maskerad, from Vat Svenska Historia in Swedish
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 glbtq >> social sciences >> Gustav III, King of Sweden
Gustav was born in Stockholm on January 13, 1746 Old Style (January 24, 1746 New Style), to King Adolf Frederick and Queen Louisa Ulrika, sister of Frederick the Great of Prussia.
While Gustav's weak father meekly accepted his role as a cipher, Louisa Ulrika continuously plotted to loosen the aristocrats' grip on power and seize it for her husband and herself.
Similarly, when the wife of Gustav's younger brother, who was also homosexual, announced her pregnancy, rumor spread that it was merely a complicated ruse designed to substitute and cover for Gustav's sister, who was also rumored to be pregnant although she was not married.
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 Maximilian Genealogy Master Database 2000 - pafg827 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Gustav VI Adolf of Sweden BERNADOTTE King of Sweden was born 11 Nov 1882 and died 15 Sep 1973.
Gustav VI Adolf of Sweden BERNADOTTE King of Sweden [Parents] [scrapbook] was born 11 Nov 1882 in Stockholm, Sweden.
Gustav Adolf of Sweden BERNADOTTE was born 22 Apr 1906 and died 26 Jan 1947.
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 Gustav Vasa - Encyclopedia, History and Biography
Gustav I of Sweden, Gustav Vasa or Gustav Eriksson (Vasa) (probably May 12, 1496 – September 29, 1560), became king of Sweden in 1523 and was the first monarch of the house of Vasa.
He had become regent of Sweden in 1521 after leading the rebellion against the sitting monarch of the Kalmar Union.
Gustav's first wife was Catherine of Saxe-Lauenburg (1513 – 1535), whom he married on 24 September 1531.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Gustav_I   (155 words)

  
 THE MODERN SWEDEN
Sweden’s original share of the spoil was and Reval, which, driven to extremities, placed itself beneath the protection of the Swedish crown in March 1561.
From the moment that Sweden got a firm footing in Estonia by the acquisition of Reval she was committed to a policy of combat and aggrandisement.
Sweden was also to enjoy her religion, subject to such changes as the Privy Council might make; but neither pope nor council was to claim or exercise the right of releasing Sigismund from his obligations to his Swedish subjects.
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 John III of Sweden: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com - All about John III of Sweden
John III of Sweden or Johan III of the Royal House of Vasa, was the king of Sweden (1568-1592).
He was born on December 23, 1537 as the son of Gustav I of Sweden, and died on November 27, 1592.
In Sweden she is known as Katarina Jagellonica and she was the sister of king Sigismund II of Poland.
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 Sweden - Enpsychlopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Sweden was one of the poorest countries in Europe in the 19th century, and shaped by a dogmatic Protestantism, until its natural assets – timber, iron ore, grains – allowed it to fund a social democratic welfare state in the early 20th century.
Sweden was inhabited by hunters and gatherers during the Stone Age (6000 BC – 4000 BC), following the recession of the last ice age – the Weichsel glaciation.
In the south of Sweden leaf-bearing trees are prolific, in the north pines and hardy birches dominate the landscape.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Sweden   (3195 words)

  
 About Sweden History and its Counties Briefs
Gustav I therefore became a significant Swedish personality and is known as “Father of Nation” till date.
Due to the active participation and laudable performance of Gustav II Adolph in the Thirty Years of War and of Charles X Gustav of Sweden in the Deluge of Poland, Sweden emerged as a great European power during the 17
In 1809 the eastern half of Sweden was taken to form the Grand Duchy of Finland.
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 Gustav I of Sweden
Gustav I of Sweden, Gustav Vasa or Gustav Eriksson Vasa (1496-1560), became the king of Sweden in 1523 and he was the first monarch of the house of Vasa.
He became the regent of Sweden in 1521 after leading the rebellion against the sitting monarch of the Kalmar Union.
Gustav's first wife was Catherine of Saxony-Lauenburg-Ratzeburg (1513-1535), whom he maried on September 24, 1531.
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 Sweden - IBWiki   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Kingdom of Sweden is one of the founding member states of the Commonwealth of the Scandinavian Realm.
It is a land of forests, bounded in the north by Samme and Finland, in the east by the Baltic Sea, in the west by Norway, and in the south by Denmark.(1)
Sweden's Statsråd (State Council) decided to continue to remain within the Scandinavian Realm by paying homage to the candidate elected by the Scandinavian Rigsråd (Realm Council), Christian IX, from the House of Glücksburg, which is a junior line of the House of Oldenburg.
ib.frath.net /w/Sweden   (1339 words)

  
 Find A Grave - Uppsala Domkyrka (Cathedral of Uppsala)
He came into conflict with his half brother, Erik XIV of Sweden, as a result of his actions; Erik limited Johan's authority and imprisoned him in 1563 and remained in custody for five years.
Though he lived his life almost entirely in Sweden, he died on a visit to England and was buried there in St. George of the East Church in London.
When Sweden requested his body in 1908, it was discovered that the head had been removed by an...
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 Sweden   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Sweden ultimately broke away in 1521, when Gustav Eriksson Vasa, from 1523 known as king Gustav I of Sweden, re-established separation of the Swedish crown from the union.
Gustav Vasa's reign was signified by the Protestant Reformation, a renewed consolidation and centralization of the state, the formalization of the taxed yeomanry's participation in decisions on taxes and their use through a four-chamber parliament, and of relatively peaceful international relations.
In underground circles, Sweden is known for a large number of death metal and fl metal acts, often viewed as pioneering or at the forefront of the scene.
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 Eric XIV of Sweden
Erik XIV of Sweden (December 13, 1533 - February 26, 1577), son of Gustav I of Sweden and Catherine of Saxony-Lauenburg[?], was king of Sweden from 1560 until he was deposed in 1568.
He was also ruler of Estonia, after it gave itself under Sweden in 1561.
A document signed by his brother John III of Sweden and a nobleman, Bengt Bengtsson Gylta, gave Eric's watchmen in his last prison authorization to poison him if anyone tried to release him.
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 Coats of arms — Virtual Finland
When King Gustav I of Sweden (died 1560) gave his son John the title of duke of Finland in 1556, the territory also received its own coat of arms, which was probably approved by the king in 1557, although as far as we know Duke John never used it.
Sweden and Russia were almost constantly at war, and the Swedes made use of this propaganda device to imply that they had the upper hand over their enemies.
The emblem is generally interpreted as a reference to the province's position as an eastern border region and to the lengthy struggle between Sweden and Russia for ownership of this area.
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 List of Swedish monarchs   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This is a list of Swedish monarchs, that is, the Kingss and ruling Queenss of Sweden with Regents and Viceroys of the Kalmar Union up until the present time.
1130-1156 : Sverker I of Sweden (Sverker den äldre) - The House of Sverker
1950-1973 : Gustav VI Adolf of Sweden (Gustav VI Adolf)
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 SARS: Sweden   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Politics Sweden has been a monarchy for almost a millennium with supply controlled by the parliament (the taxed peasantry constituting one of four chambers until 1866), and legislative power shared between the King and the Parliament (until 1975).
Economy Aided by peace and neutrality for the whole 20th century, Sweden has achieved an enviable standard of living under a mixed system of high-tech capitalism and extensive welfare benefits.
Culture Main article: Culture of Sweden Swedish 20th century culture is noted by pioneering works in the early days of cinema, with Mauritz Stiller and Victor Sjљstrљm.
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 Kinship of Gustav I Vasa King of Sweden with Daniel and Lalou Holdt   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Gustav was born in 1496 and was educated at the University of Uppsala.
Gustav was administrator of the kingdom from 1521 to 1523, when the Riksdag, or national assembly, elected him king.
Gustav created a strongly united state by introducing a sound financial administration, strengthening manufacturing, trade, and agricultural interests, and increasing the military forces.
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 Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Afghanistan´s Minister of Education, Haneef Atmar, is to visit Sweden on 8-9 November.
Included in the subjects for discussion are the situation in Afghanistan and how Sweden can best contribute to peaceful, democratic development.
The purpose of this public discussion forum is to collect opinions addressing challenges and suggesting solutions that may influence future relations between Sweden and Africa.
www.sweden.gov.se /sb/d/2059   (618 words)

  
 VirtualTourist.com - seagoingJLW's Sweden Travel Page
The climate in the south of Sweden is temperate with cold, cloudy winters and cool, partly cloudy summers.
Sweden broke away in 1523 when Gustav Eriksson Vasa (King Gustav I of Sweden) reestablished separation of theSwedish crown from the union.
The last war in Sweden was the campaign against Norway in 1814, establishing a Sweden dominated union with Norway which was dissolved in 1905.
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 A Virtual Travel to Sweden - Sverige
Indecision over the country's role in the political and economic integration of Europe caused Sweden not to join the EU until 1995, and to forgo the introduction of the euro in 1999.
Independence: 6 June 1523; when Gustav Eriksson Vasa, known as the elected king Gustav I of Sweden re-established separation of the Swedish Crown from the Kalmar Union of Norway, Denmark and Sweden.
Culturenet Sweden is comissioned by the Swedish Government to be the national gateway to all organizations and individuals working with culture in Sweden.
www.nationsonline.org /oneworld/sweden.htm   (945 words)

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