Sophia Dorothea of Hanover. Sophia Magdalena of Denmark. On the whole, Gustav cannot be said to have been well educated, but he read widely; there was scarcely a French author of his day with whose works he was not intimately acquainted. Gustav took an active part in every department of business, but relied heavily on extra-official counsellors of his own choosing rather than upon the Privy Council of Sweden.
Marie Elisabeth of Saxony. State interference with his education as a young child caused significant political disruptions within the royal family. He was now indeed their sovereign lord.
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In he founded the Royal Order of Vasa to acknowledge and reward those Swedes who had contributed to advances in the fields of agriculture, mining and commerce. Ultimately, he quelled their rebellion and arrested its leaders. On 6 August , Toll succeeded in winning the fortress of Kristianstad by sheer bluff, and on 16 August, Sprengtporten succeeded in surprising Sveaborg, but contrary winds prevented him from crossing to Stockholm. The Riksdag of marks a turning-point in Gustav's history. Sweden changed from the Julian calendar to the Gregorian calendar in , when 17 February was followed by 1 March.
Once Finland was secured, he intended to embark for Sweden, join up with the king and his friends near Stockholm , and force the estates to accept a new constitution dictated by the king. Until , spoken drama was also performed in the opera house. Also, the Swedish national arms, the three crowns along with the grey heron, appear in the island's coat of arms. Gustav's immense powers were placed in the hands of a regency under his brother Prince Carl and Gustaf Adolf Reuterholm until his son and successor Gustav IV Adolf reached adulthood in The Russians lost one-third of their fleet and 7, men.
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The dilapidated finances were set in good order by the currency realization ordinance of On the evening of 18 August, all the officers whom he thought he could trust received secret instructions to assemble in the great square facing the arsenal on the following morning. State interference with his education as a young child caused significant political disruptions within the royal family. Louise Henriette of Orange-Nassau.
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He was mortally wounded by a gunshot in the lower back during a masquerade ball as part of an aristocratic-parliamentary coup attempt, but managed to assume command and quell the uprising before succumbing to septicemia 13 days later, a period during which he received apologies from many of his political enemies. It absolved them from their allegiance to the estates, and bound them solely to obey their lawful king, Gustav III. He told the assembled officers,. The king had not been shot dead; he was alive and continued to function as head of state.
Then Gustav made a tour of the city and was everywhere received by enthusiastic crowds, who hailed him as a deliverer. Augusta Marie of Holstein-Gottorp. Throughout and , Gustav conducted a war with Russia known as the Russo-Swedish War of
Den gustavianska tiden — The king's one great economic blunder [ citation needed ] was the attempt to make the sale of alcohol a government monopoly, which clearly infringed upon the privileges of the estates [ citation needed ]. Meanwhile, the Privy Council and its president, Rudbeck, had been arrested and the fleet secured. After some debate, it was agreed that Kristianstad should openly declare against the government a few days after the Finnish revolt had begun.
At ten o'clock on 19 August, Gustav mounted his horse and rode to the arsenal. Gustav also introduced new national economic policies. A new opera house was built in and inaugurated in , connected to the Stockholm Palace by the Norrbro bridge. Returning to Sweden, Gustav aroused popular indignation against the mutinous aristocratic officers. Gustav thereupon resolved to strike the decisive blow without waiting for Sprengtporten's arrival.
State interference with his education as a young child caused significant political disruptions within the royal family. The king jumped aside, crying in French:. He is largely credited with creating the Royal Theatre Kungliga Teatern , where his own historical dramas were performed, and he promoted the careers of many native singers and actors, among them the dramatic stars Fredrique Löwen and Lars Hjortsberg and the operatic stars Elisabeth Olin and Christoffer Christian Karsten , by letting them perform in his plays or in his commissioned operas, respectively. The diet was then dissolved. The Riksdag was quite obsequious towards the king.
Frederick William I of Prussia. Gustav's foreign policy, on the other hand, was at first both restrained and cautious. If the Riksdag of had been docile, the Riksdag of was mutinous. Even his most hostile teachers were amazed by his combination of natural gifts. Bolts' forslag till kolonisation af en ö….
Sprengtporten lay weather-bound in Finland, Toll was miles away, the Hat leaders were in hiding. He was very fond of the performing and visual arts, as well as literature. King Gustav was especially fond of him and suffered obvious and severe mental and physical reactions to the baby's illness and death. Christian Albert, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp. His profound knowledge of popular assemblies enabled him, alone among contemporary sovereigns, to gauge the scope of the French Revolution accurately from the first. Also, the Swedish national arms, the three crowns along with the grey heron, appear in the island's coat of arms.
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Meanwhile, the Privy Council and its president, Rudbeck, had been arrested and the fleet secured. It was rumored at the time that Gustav was homosexual ,  a possibility asserted by some writers. Den gustavianska tiden — Bolts' forslag till kolonisation af en ö…. Toll proposed to raise a second revolt in the province of Scania , and to secure the southern fortress of Kristianstad. He undertook to seize the fortress of Sveaborg in Finland by a coup de main.