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Overview of noun gustavus

The noun gustavus has 6 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. Gustavus, Gustavus VI

(the last king of Sweden to have any real political power (1882-1973))

2. Gustavus, Gustavus V

(king of Sweden who kept Sweden neutral during both World War I and II (1858-1950))

3. Gustavus, Gustavus IV

(king of Sweden whose losses to Napoleon I led to his being deposed in 1809 (1778-1837))

4. Gustavus, Gustavus III

(king of Sweden who increased the royal power and waged an unpopular war against Russia (1746-1792))

5. Gustavus, Gustavus II, Gustavus Adolphus

(king of Sweden whose victories in battle made Sweden a European power; his domestic reforms made Sweden a modern state; in 1630 he intervened on the Protestant side of the Thirty Years' War and was killed in the battle of Lutzen (1594-1632))

6. Gustavus, Gustavus I

(king of Sweden who established Lutheranism as the state religion (1496-1560))

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