Gustav I Vasa


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Gus·tav I Va·sa

(go͝os′täv′; vä′sä) Also known as "Gustavus Vasa." 1496-1560.
King of Sweden (1523-1560) who promoted Lutheranism, proposed the hereditary succession of the throne, and established a standing army and navy.