Gustaf VI Adolf, King of Sweden

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Gustaf VI Adolf, King of Sweden Gender: M
Oscar Fredrik Wilhelm Olaf Gustaf Adolf
born on 11 November 1882 at 16:25 (= 4:25 PM )
Place Stockholm, Sweden, 59n20, 18e03
Timezone SET m15e0330 (is standard time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 19°10' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 26°50 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 16°02'

King of Sweden Gustaf VI Adolf


Swedish royalty, the son of Gustaf V and Victoria of Baden. An outstanding athlete as a youth, he helped organize the Stockholm Olympics in 1912. Gustave was also interested in archaeology and in Chinese art.

He married Princess Margaret of Britain in 1905, was widowed in 1920 and made a second marriage, to Louise Mountbatten of Britain in 1923. Their son, Prince Gustav Adolf died in 1947.

Gustave VI reigned from 30 October 1950 until his death on 15 September 1973 in Halsingborg, Sweden. He was succeeded by his grandson, Carl XVI Gustaf.

Link to Wikipedia biography



  • Relationship : Marriage 1905 (Princess Margaret of Britain)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1912 (Organized Stockholm Olympics)
  • Death of Mate 1920 (Princess Margaret)
  • Relationship : Marriage 1923 (Second wife, Louise Mountbatten)
  • Death of Child 1947 (Son, Prince Gustav Adolf)
  • Work : New Career 30 October 1950 (King of Sweden, 22 years)
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  • Death, Cause unspecified 15 September 1973 at 12:00 noon in Halsingborg, Sweden (Age 90)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Lyndoe in American Astrology 5/1964; same in NN No.912

Sy Scholfield quotes from his Swedish Wikipedia entry: "Lördagen den 11 november 1882 kl. 16.25 nedkom kronprinsessan Victoria med kronprins Gustafs äldste son." [1]. The source is given as Gamle kungen: Gustaf VI Adolf: en biografi by Kjell Fridh (Stockholm: Wahlström & Widstrand, 1995). Scholfield also found a birth report: "GENERAL TELEGRAMS: FRANCE," The Observer [London (UK)], 12 Nov. 1882, p. 5: "Stockholm, Nov. 11. The Crown Princess Victoria was safely delivered of a son at half-past four o'clock this afternoon."


  • Traits : Personality : Active (Athletic)
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Two)
  • Family : Relationship : Widowed (Princess Margaret)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids - Noted (Prince Gustav Adolf)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (90 years old)
  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (Sweden)