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House of Holstein-Gottorp (Swedish line): Quiz


Question 1: King ________, Adolf Frederick's eldest son, was enthusiastic about the fact that through his great-great-grandmother their dynasty descended from the royal House of Vasa.
Charles XIII of SwedenGustav IV Adolf of SwedenCharles XII of SwedenGustav III of Sweden

Question 2: In 1836 Gustav, the son of the deposed Gustav IV Adolf, was created Prince of Vasa in ________ (written Wasa).
Czech RepublicHungaryPolandAustria

Question 3: In 1743 Adolf Frederick of ________ was elected crown prince of Sweden as a Swedish concession to Russia, a strategy for achieving an acceptable peace after the disastrous war of the same year.
Saxe-LauenburgDukes of Holstein-GottorpHolstein-GlückstadtBremen-Verden

Question 4: The House of Holstein-Gottorp, a cadet branch of the Oldenburg dynasty, ruled Sweden from 1751 until 1818, and ________ from 1814 to 1818.
NorwayGermanyUnited StatesPoland

Question 5: In 1809 Gustav III's son King Gustav IV Adolf was deposed following the loss of ________, and the dynasty disappeared from Swedish history with the death of his uncle King Charles XIII in 1818.

Question 6: In 1810, Jean Baptiste Bernadotte, a ________, was elected crown prince, and became the founder of the next and current Swedish dynasty, the House of Bernadotte.
Józef Antoni PoniatowskiJean-de-Dieu SoultMarshal of FranceJoachim Murat


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