Person:John III of Sweden (1)

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John III of Sweden
b.20 Dec 1537
d.17 Nov 1592
m.
  1. Sofia Johansdotter Gyllenhielmbet 1556 and 1559 - 1583
  1. Isabella Johansdotter Vasa1564 - 1566
  2. Sigismund III Vasa1566 - 1632
  3. Anna Vasa of Sweden1568 - 1625
  1. John , Duke of Östergötland1589 - 1618
Facts and Events
Name John III of Sweden
Gender Male
Birth[1] 20 Dec 1537
Marriage Cohabitation?
to Karin Hansdotter
Death[1] 17 Nov 1592
Reference Number? Q52944?


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John III (20 December 1537 – 17 November 1592) was King of Sweden from 1568 until his death. He was the son of King Gustav I of Sweden and his second wife Margaret Leijonhufvud. He was also, quite autonomously, the ruler of Finland, as Duke John from 1556 to 1563. In 1581 he assumed also the title Grand Prince of Finland.

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References
  1. 1.0 1.1 John III of Sweden, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.