Gustav III., König von Schweden


Basic data

  1. January 24, 1746greg. in Stockholm
  2. March 29, 1792 in Stockholm
  3. Stockholm


Portrait of Sophia Magdalena of Denmark, painted by Alexander Roslin in 1775 (Source: Wikimedia)
King Gustav III of Sweden and his Brothers; Gustav III (left) and his two brothers, Prince Frederick Adolf and Prince Charles, later Charles XIII of Sweden. Painting by Alexander Roslin. (Source: Wikimedia)
Gustav's coronation in May 1772 (Source: Wikimedia)
Coronation coin (Source: Wikimedia)
One of Gustav III's revolution rings in memory of the political revolution of 21 August 1772. (Source: Wikimedia)
Gustav III in 1772, by Alexander Roslin. (Source: Wikimedia)
Photo of Gustav III's uniform worn during the coup d'état, 19th of August 1772, Livrustkammaren (Source: Wikimedia)
Pope Pius VI and Gustav III (Source: Wikimedia)
Medal from 1777 (Source: Wikimedia)
Coronation portrait of Gustav III by Alexander Roslin, c. 1777 (Source: Wikimedia)
Portrait of Gustav III in 1786 by Per Krafft the Elder (Source: Wikimedia)
Trophies from the Battle of Svensksund brought into the Stockholm Cathedral, painting by Pehr Hilleström (Source: Wikimedia)
Gustav's outfit during the assassination (Source: Wikimedia)
The decorations at the funeral (Source: Wikimedia)
Gustav as Apollo Belvedere dressed in the uniform of the Swedish Coastal Navy (Skärgårdsflottan), landing on the quays of Stockholm, returning from the war to offer a twig of peace to the burghers of Stockholm. Statue at Skeppsbron by Johan Tobias Sergel. (Source: Wikimedia)
Bildnis des Gustavus III., König von Schweden, Johann Georg Hertel - 1771/1775 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Gustave III., König von Schweden, Henri Grevedon - 1828 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Gustav III., König von Schweden, Antonio Suntach - 1771/1828 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Gustav III., König von Schweden, Joseph Franz von Goez - 1783/1815 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Gustav III., König von Schweden, Anton Karcher - 1792 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Gustav III von Schweden und Bildnis des Ludwig XVI von Frankfreich, Daniel Berger - 1793 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Gustavus III., Gustav Georg Endner - 1773 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Gustave, Roi de Suede, Daniel Berger (zugeschrieben) - um 1772 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis Gustavus III., King of Sweden, William Bent - 1787 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis Gustav III., Stölzel, Christian Friedrich - 1776/1800 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)

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