Adolf Gustav Vi Edit Profile
Educated private tutors. Student of University Uppsala, 1902-1903, U. Oslo, 1903-1904. Honorary degrees: U. Lund, 1918, Princeton, Yale, and Clark universities, 1926, Cambridge U., 1929, Dorpat U., 1932, Harvard, 1938, Stockholm University, 1944, Helsingfors U., 1952.
Sigvard; Ingrid, Queen of Denmark. Bertil, Duke of Halland, Carl Johan. Married second, Lady Louise Mountbatten, former Princess of Battenberg, November 3, 1923 (deceased 1965).
Crown Prince, 1907-1950, King of Sweden, since 1950. Commissioned to Army, 1902, advanced through grades to general, 1932. Promoter humanistic research in general in Sweden.
An organizer Swedish humanistic scholarship. A founder and president Swedish Archaeol. Institute in Rome, 1925, in Athens, 1948.
President Humanistic Research Fund, 1928-1950, Royal Academy History and Antiquities, 1945-1940, Swedish-Chinese Research Committee from its foundation 1922. Of Swedish Cyprus Committee since 1926. Active part in archaeological excavations in Sweden, Greece, Cyprus and China.
President Swedish Olympics committee, 1912.
Member Swedish Sports Federation (president 1903-1933), Central Association Promotion Athletics (president 1907-1933), National League Against Tuberculosis (honorary president), Swedish Export Association (honorary president). Member Academie des Inseriptions et Belles Lettres. Member numerous other Swedish, foreign societies, Archeological Institute d.deutschen Reiches.
British Academy clubs. Interested in archaeology and art, particularly ancient Chinese art.
Married Margaret, Princess of Great Britain and Ireland, June 15, 1905 (deceased 1920).; married second, Lady Louise Mountbatten, former Princess of Battenberg, November 3, 1923 (deceased. Children: Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Vasterbotten (deceased 1947).