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  1. Frederick I ( Swedish: Fredrik I; 28 April 1676 – 5 April 1751) was King of Sweden from 1720 until his death, having been prince consort of Sweden from 1718 to 1720, and was also Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel from 1730. He ascended the throne following the death of his brother-in-law absolutist Charles XII in the Great Northern War, and the ...

  2. Frederick (I) (born April 17, 1676, Kassel, Hesse-Kassel [Germany]—died March 25, 1751, Stockholm) was the first Swedish king to reign (1720–51) during the 18th-century Age of Freedom, a period of parliamentary government. Frederick was the eldest surviving son of the landgrave of Hesse-Kassel. He fought bravely for England during the War ...

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  3. Lutheranism. Signature. Adolf (or Adolph) Frederick ( Swedish: Adolf Fredrik; German: Adolf Friedrich; 14 May 1710 – 12 February 1771) was King of Sweden from 1751 until his death in 1771. 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 ...

  4. Adolf Frederick (born May 14, 1710, Gottorp, Schleswig—died Feb. 12, 1771, Stockholm, Swed.) was the king of Sweden from 1751 to 1771. He was the son of Christian Augustus, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorp, and of Albertina Frederica of Baden-Durlach. While Adolf Frederick was bishop of Lübeck (1727–50), he administered Holstein-Kiel ...

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  5. Frederick I was King of Sweden from 1720 until his death, having been prince consort of Sweden from 1718 to 1720, and was also Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel from 1730. He ascended the throne following the death of his brother-in-law absolutist Charles XII in the Great Northern War, and the abdication of his wife, Charles's sister and successor Ulrika Eleonora, after she had to relinquish most ...

  6. www.kungligaslotten.se › english › list-of-swedishFredrik I - Kungliga slotten

    King Fredrik I. Fredrik was Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel and the son of Karl of Hesse-Kassel and Maria Amalia of Kurland. Having distinguished himself during the War of the Spanish Succession, he married Ulrika Eleonora, sister of Karl XII, in 1715. He was determined to have his wife declared heir to the throne, and succeeded in doing so. In 1720 ...

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  8. 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. The Swedish monarch is often nicknamed ‘the king ...

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