Christina (18 December 1626 – 19 April 1689) became Queen of Sweden at the age of almost six. [note 1] As a member of the House of Vasa, she succeeded her father Gustavus Adolphus upon his death at the Battle of Lützen, but began ruling the Swedish Empire when she reached the age of 18.
Mar 12, 2020 · Christina, Swedish Kristina, (born Dec. 8, 1626, Stockholm, Swed.—died April 19, 1689, Rome [Italy]), queen of Sweden (1644–54) who stunned all Europe by abdicating her throne. She subsequently attempted, without success, to gain the crowns of Naples and of Poland.
Jul 24, 2019 · Queen Christina of Sweden (December 18, 1626–April 19, 1689) reigned for nearly 22 years, from Nov. 6, 1632, to June 5, 1654. She's remembered for her abdication and her conversion from Lutheranism to Roman Catholicism.
- Jone Johnson Lewis
Christina (December 8 1626 – April 19, 1689), later known as Maria Christina Alexandra and sometimes Countess Dohna, was Queen regnant of Sweden from 1632 to 1654. She was the only surviving legitimate child of King Gustav II Adolf of Sweden and his wife Maria Eleonora of Brandenburg.
Christina of Sweden was born on December 8, 1626 in Stockholm, Sweden. Christina was the daughter of King Gustav II Adolf and Maria Eleonora of Brandonburg. Christina's birth had many implications in that at first the midwives thought she was born a male.
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Christina of Sweden had a blazing vitality, intelligence and wit that made her the wonder of Europe. Her father was Gustavus II Adolphus, the colossus who bestrode the North, and he had her reared like a boy.
Dec 27, 2005 · Dr. Christina is a columnist who gives readers of a Swedish newspaper sex advice. She is assigned to Paris to cover the sexual scene among the youth of France. She winds up not only covering the sex life of Paris, but getting involved in it also.
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Dec 31, 2015 · Queen Christina became heir-elect and queen with the death of her father, King Gustav II Adolf. She claimed her throne at the age of 18 before deciding to abdicate her position as ruler of Sweden in favor of her cousin, Charles X Gustav.
Princess Christina, Mrs. Magnuson, LoK av KMO (Christina Louise Helena, born 3 August 1943) is the youngest of four older sisters of King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden. She generally uses the name Christina Magnuson .