Information about King Charles XIII of Sweden

King Charles XIII of Sweden (7 October 1748 - 5 February 1818)

Charles XIII & II also Carl, Swedish: Karl XIII, was King of Sweden (as Charles XIII) from 1809 and King of Norway (as Charles II) from 1814 until his death. He was the second son of King Adolf Frederick of Sweden and Louisa Ulrika of Prussia, sister of Frederick II of Prussia.

Though known as King Charles XIII in Sweden, he was actually the seventh Swedish king by that name, as Charles IX (reigned 1604–1611) had adopted his numeral after studying a fictitious history of Sweden.

King Charles XIII of Sweden reigned in...
Reigned asIn CountryFromToCoins Issued
Karl XIII (King Charles XIII) Flag of Sweden Sweden 6 June 1809 5 February 1818
Karl II (King Charles II) Flag of Norway Norway 4 November 1814 5 February 1818
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