- 1858–1950, king of Sweden 1907–50: advocate of Swedish neutrality during World Wars I and II.
Also Gus·taf V, Gus·tav V [guhs-tahv] /ˈgʌs tɑv/.
or Gustav VI
- Gustaf Adolf, 1882–1973, king of Sweden 1950–73 (son of Gustavus V).
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Gustav sat up and before he could do more, Roger and Charley had removed his shirt.
- title of Gustaf Adolf. 1882–1973, king of Sweden (1950–73)
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