Ancestry of Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden

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This table sets out (in a format known as an Ahnentafel) the ancestry of Carl XVI Gustaf, the present King of Sweden, for five generations.

1. King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden

Parents

2. Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten
3. Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

Grandparents

4. Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden (father of 2.)
5. Princess Margaret of Connaught (mother of 2.)
6. Charles Edward, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (father of 3.)
7. Princess Victoria Adelaide of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg (mother of 3.)

Great-Grandparents

8. Gustav V of Sweden (father of 4.)
9. Victoria of Baden (mother of 4.)
10. Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn (father of 5.)
11. Princess Luise Margarete of Prussia (mother of 5.)
12. Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany (father of 6.)
13. Princess Helena of Waldeck and Pyrmont (mother of 6.)
14. Friedrich Ferdinand, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein, then the Duke of Schleswig-Holstein (father of 7.)
15. Princess Karoline Mathilde of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg (mother of 7.)

Great-Great-Grandparents

16. Oscar II of Sweden (father of 8.)
17. Princess Sophia of Nassau (mother of 8.), sister of Princess Helena of Nassau, number 27.
18. Frederick I, Grand Duke of Baden (father of 9.)
19. Princess Louise of Prussia (mother of 9.)
20. Prince Albert (father of 10.)
21. Queen Victoria (mother of 10.)
22. Prince Friedrich Karl of Prussia (father of 11.)
23. Princess Maria Anna of Anhalt-Dessau (mother of 11.)
24. Prince Albert (father of 12.) = 20.
25. Queen Victoria (mother of 12.) = 21.
26. George Victor, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont (father of 13.)
27. Princess Helena of Nassau (mother of 13.), sister of Princess Sophia of Nassau, number 17.
28. Friedrich, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg (father of 14.)
29. Princess Adelheid of Schaumburg-Lippe (mother of 14.)
30. Frederick VIII, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg (father of 15.)
31. Princess Adelheid of Hohenlohe-Langenburg (mother of 15.)

Great-Great-Great-Grandparents

32. Oscar I of Sweden (father of 16.)
33. Josephine of Leuchtenberg (mother of 16.), descendant of Charles IX of Sweden and Christian II of Sweden
34. William, Duke of Nassau (father of 17.), descendant of John II of Sweden
35. Princess Pauline of Württemberg (mother of 17.), descendant of Charles IX of Sweden, Gustav I of Sweden and John II of Sweden
36. Leopold, Grand Duke of Baden (father of 18.), descendant of Charles IX of Sweden and John II of Sweden
37. Princess Sophie of Sweden (mother of 18.), daughter of Gustav IV Adolf and descendant of Christian I of Sweden and John II of Sweden
38. Wilhelm I of Germany (father of 19.)
39. Princess Augusta of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (mother of 19.), descendant of Charles XI of Sweden
40. Ernst I, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (father of 20.)
41. Princess Louise of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (mother of 20.)
42. Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn (father of 21.)
43. Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (mother of 21. and 63.)
44. Prince Charles of Prussia (father of 22.)
45. Princess Marie of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (mother of 22.), descendant of Charles XI of Sweden
46. Leopold IV, Duke of Anhalt (father of 23.)
47. Princess Frederica Wilhelmina of Prussia (mother of 23.)
48. Ernst I, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (father of 24.) = 40.
49. Princess Louise of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (mother of 24.) = 41.
50. Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn (father of 25.) = 42.
51. Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (mother of 25.) = 43.
52. George II, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont (father of 26.)
53. Princess Emma of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym (mother of 26.)
54. William, Duke of Nassau (father of 27.) = 34.
55. Princess Pauline of Württemberg´(mother of 27.) = 35.
56. Wilhelm, Duke of Glücksburg (father of 28.), descendant of Christian I of Sweden and descendant of medieval Oxenstierna
57. Princess Louise Caroline of Hesse-Cassel (mother of 28.), descendant of Christian I of Sweden
58. George William, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe (father of 29.)
59. Princess Ida of Waldeck and Pyrmont (mother of 29.)
60. Christian August II, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg (father of 30.), descendant of Christian I of Sweden and Gustav I of Sweden
61. Countess Louise Sophie of Danneskiold-Samsoe (mother of 30.), bastard-line descendant of Christian I of Sweden
62. Ernst I, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg (father of 31.)
63. Princess Feodora of Leiningen (mother of 31.), daughter of 43.

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32. Oscar I of Sweden
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
16. Oscar II of Sweden
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
33. Josephine of Leuchtenberg
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
8. Gustaf V of Sweden
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
34. William, Duke of Nassau
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
17. Princess Sophia of Nassau
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
35. Princess Pauline of Württemberg
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4. Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
36. Leopold, Grand Duke of Baden
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
18. Frederick I, Grand Duke of Baden
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
37. Princess Sophie of Sweden
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
9. Princess Victoria of Baden
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
38. Wilhelm I, German Emperor
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
19. Princess Louise of Prussia
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
39. Princess Augusta of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2. Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
40. Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
20. Prince Albert
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
41. Princess Louise of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10. Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
42. Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
21. Queen Victoria
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
43. Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5. Princess Margaret of Connaught
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
44. Prince Charles of Prussia
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
22. Prince Frederick Charles of Prussia
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
45. Princess Marie of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
11. Princess Louise Margaret of Prussia
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
46. Leopold IV, Duke of Anhalt
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
23. Princess Maria Anna of Anhalt-Dessau
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
47. Princess Frederica Wilhelmina of Prussia
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1. Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
48. Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (= 40)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
24. Prince Albert (= 20)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
49. Princess Louise of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (= 41)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
12. Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
50. Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn (= 42)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
25. Queen Victoria (= 21)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
51. Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (= 43)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6. Charles Edward, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
52. George II, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
26. George Victor, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
53. Princess Emma of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
13. Princess Helena of Waldeck and Pyrmont
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
54. William, Duke of Nassau (= 34)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
27. Princess Helena of Nassau
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
55. Princess Pauline of Württemberg (= 35)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3. Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
56. Friedrich Wilhelm, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
28. Friedrich, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
57. Princess Louise Caroline of Hesse-Cassel
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
14. Friedrich Ferdinand, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
58. George William, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
29. Princess Adelheid of Schaumburg-Lippe
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
59. Princess Ida of Waldeck and Pyrmont
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
7. Princess Victoria Adelaide of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
60. Christian August II, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
30. Frederick VIII, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
61. Countess Louise Sophie of Danneskjold-Samsöe
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
15. Princess Karoline Mathilde of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
62. Ernst I, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
31. Princess Adelheid of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
63. Princess Feodora of Leiningen
 
 
 
 
 
 

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