The King is about to turn 65, but he has no thoughts about retirement: “It’s part of a monarch’s duty, to keep his job as long as he is in full possession of his senses,” he says in a new interview. Full name: Carl Gustaf Folke Hubertus Bernadotte. Born: April 30 1946. Parents: Crown Prince Gustaf Adolf and Princess Sibylla of Sachsen-Coburg-Gotha. Prince Gustaf Adolf died in a plane crash in Copenhagen in 1947. King Carl XVI Gustaf married Silvia Sommerlath in 1976 and they have three children: Victoria (born 1977), Carl Philip (born 1979) and Madeleine (born 1982).
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