• S. H Steinberg
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Gustaf V, born 16 June, 1858. Succeeded to the throne on the death of his father, Oscar II, 8 December, 1907. Married, 20 September, 1881, to Princess Victoria, born 7 August, 1862, died 4 April, 1930, daughter of Friedrich, Grand Duke of Baden.


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Books of Reference concerning Sweden

1. Official Publications

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2. Non-Official Publications

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