Gustavus

Gustavus

[guh-stey-vuhs, -stah-]
noun
a male given name, Latinized form of Gustave.
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Gustavus I

noun
(Gustavus Vasa) 1496–1560, king of Sweden 1523–60.

Gustavus II

noun
(Gustavus Adolphus"Lion of the North") 1594–1632, king of Sweden 1611–32: national military hero (grandson of Gustavus I).

Gustavus III

noun
1746–92, king of Sweden 1771–92: economic and legal reformer.

Gustavus IV

noun
(Gustavus Adolphus) 1778–1837, king of Sweden 1792–1809 (son of Gustavus III).

Gustavus V

noun
1858–1950, king of Sweden 1907–50: advocate of Swedish neutrality during World Wars I and II.
Also, Gustaf V, Gustav V [guhs-tahv] .

Gustavus VI

noun
(Gustaf Adolf) 1882–1973, king of Sweden 1950–73 (son of Gustavus V).
Also, Gustav VI.
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Gustavus I (ɡʊˈstɑːvəs)
 
n
called Gustavus Vasa. ?1496--1560, king of Sweden (1523--60). He was elected king after driving the Danes from Sweden (1520--23)

Gustavus II
 
n
See Gustavus Adolphus

Gustavus VI
 
n
title of Gustaf Adolf. 1882--1973, king of Sweden (1950--73)

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