CarlXVIGustafIn a new poll released on January 2, 2013, conducted by the Swedish magazine, Aftonbladet/SIFO, six out of ten Swedes want His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden to abdicate.

“One thousand people participated in the survey which also concluded that seven out of ten people want the monarchy to remain.  Twenty-three percent want to abolish it all together…”

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  1. Abdication just due to rumored infidelities? Seems a bit puritanical. Any other reasons?

    1. My Swedish is non-existent. It seems his infidelities are much less public than some (I’m looking at you King of Spain!). People are interesting.

      As always, thx for your blog. Super fun and interesting.

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