Adolf Frederick, or Adolph Frederick ( Swedish: Adolf Fredrik, German: Adolf Friedrich; 14 May 1710 – 12 February 1771) was King of Sweden from 1751 until his death. He was the son of Christian August of Holstein-Gottorp, Prince of Eutin, and Albertina Frederica of Baden-Durlach. He was an uncle of Catherine the Great.  
- 25 March 1751 – 12 February 1771
- Princess Albertina Frederica of Baden-Durlach
Adolf Frederick, German Adolf Friedrich, Swedish Adolf Fredrik, (born May 14, 1710, Gottorp, Schleswig—died Feb. 12, 1771, Stockholm, Swed.), king of Sweden from 1751 to 1771. He was the son of Christian Augustus (1673–1726), Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorp, and of Albertina Frederica of Baden-Durlach.
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Adolf Fredrik Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorf of Sweden, King of Sweden, Prince-Bishop of Lübeck, was born 14 May 1710 in Gottorf Castle, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany to Christian August von Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorf (1673-1726) and Albertine Friederike von Baden-Durlach (1682-1755) and died 12 February 1771 Stockholm, Sweden of unspecified causes.
Mar 9, 2019 · Adolf Frederick was a Swedish king who lived during the 18 th century. Although Adolf Frederick ruled Sweden for almost 20 years, it was unremarkable and nothing of great note took place during his long reign. Instead, Adolf Frederick’s (dubious) claim to fame lies in the manner of his death.