Genealogy of the Royal Family of Sweden1, 2

House Bernadotte


HM King Carl XIV Johan of Sweden and NorwayHM Carl XIV Johan King of Sweden and Norway
(Born as: Jean Baptiste Jules Bernadotte)
(Since January 5th, 1805:) Jean Baptiste Jules Bernadotte Prince of Ponte-Corvo
(Since August 21st, 1810:) HRH Carl Johan Crown Prince of Sweden
(Since November 4th, 1814:) HRH Carl Johan Crown Prince of Sweden and Norway
* Pau, Béarn, January 26th, 1763
† Royal Palace, Stockholm, March 8th, 1844
Created Prince of Ponte-Corvo, January 5th, 1805; Governor of Hamburg, 1807-1809; Crown Prince of Sweden, August 21st, 1810; Crown Prince of Norway, November 4th, 1814
King of Sweden and Norway, February 5th, 1818 (crowned: Storkyrkan, Stockholm, May 11th, 1818 and Nidaros Domkirke, Trondheim, September 7th, 1818)
Fieldmarshal of France, May 18th, 1804

HM Queen Desideria of Sweden and Norway née Desirée ClaryMarried:

Hotel Bonaparte, Rue de Rocher, Paris, August 16th, 1798:
Bernardine Eugénie Desirée Clary
(In Sweden styled as Queen Desideria)
* Marseille, November 8th, 1777
† Royal Palace, Stockholm, December 17th, 1860
(Crowned: Stockholm, December 21st, 1829)

Child from this marriage:

  1. HM Oscar I Joseph François Otto King of Sweden and Norway

HM King Oscar I of Sweden and NorwayHM Oscar I Joseph François Otto King of Sweden and Norway
(Born as: Oscar Joseph François Otto Bernadotte)
(Since August 21st, 1810:) HRH Oscar Joseph François Otto Prince of Sweden
(Since January 26th, 1811:) HRH Oscar Joseph François Otto Prince of Sweden, Duke of Södermanland
(Since February 5th, 1818:) HRH Oscar Joseph François Otto Crown Prince of Sweden and Norway, Duke of Södermanland
* Rue Monceau, Paris, July 4th, 1799
† Royal Palace, Stockholm, July 8th, 1859
Created Duke of Södermanland, January 26th, 1811; Crown Prince of Sweden and Norway, February 5th, 1818; Viceroy of Norway, February 12th - October 11th, 1824
King of Sweden and Norway, March 8th, 1844 (crowned: Storkyrkan, Stockholm, September 28th, 1844)

HM Queen Josefina of Sweden and Norway née Princess Joséphine von LeuchtenbergMarried:

(by proxy) Munich, May 22nd and (in person) Storkyrkan, Stockholm, June 19th, 1823:
HSH
Joséphine Maximilienne Eugénie Napoléone de Beauharnais Princess von Leuchtenberg
(Born as: Joséphine Maximilienne Eugénie Napoléone de Beauharnais)
(Since December 29th, 1807:) Joséphine Maximilienne Eugénie Napoléone de Beauharnais Princess di Bologna
(Since May 28th, 1813:) Joséphine Maximilienne Eugénie Napoléone de Beauharnais Princess di Bologna, Duchess di Galliera
(In Sweden styled as Queen Josefina)
* Leuchtenberg Palace, Milan, March 14th, 1807
† Royal Palace, Stockholm, June 7th, 1876
Created Princess di Bologna, December 29th, 1807; created Duchess di Galliera, May 28th, 1813

HM King Carl XV of Sweden and NorwayChildren from this marriage:

  1. HM Carl XV Ludvik Eugen King of Sweden and Norway ("Kron-Kalle")
    (Born as: HRH Carl Ludvik Eugen Prince of Sweden, Duke of Skåne)
    (Since March 8th, 1844:) HRH Carl Ludvik Eugen Crown Prince of Sweden and Norway, Duke of Skåne
    * Royal Palace, Stockholm, May 3rd, 1826
    † Palace, Malmö, September 18th, 1872
    Crown Prince of Sweden and Norway, March 8th, 1844; Viceroy of Norway, February 7th, 1856; Prince-Regent of Sweden, 1857
    King of Sweden and Norway, July 8th, 1859 (crowned: Storkyrkan, Stockholm, May 3rd, 1860 and Nidaros Domkirke, Trondheim, August 5th, 1860)

    HM Queen Lovisa of Sweden and Norway née Princess Louise of the NetherlandsMarried:

    Storkyrkan, Stockholm, June 19th, 1850:
    HRH
    Wilhelmina Frederica Alexandrine Anna Louise Princess of the Netherlands, Princess of Orange-Nassau
    (In Sweden styled as Queen Lovisa)
    * Palace at the Korte Voorhout, The Hague, August 5th, 1828
    † Royal Palace, Stockholm, March 30th, 1871

    HM Queen Louise of Denmark née Princess Lovisa of SwedenChildren from this marriage:

    1. HRH Lovisa Josefina Eugenia Princess of Sweden ("Sessa")
      (In Denmark styled as Queen Louise)
      * Royal Palace, Stockholm, October 31st, 1851
      † Amalienborg, Copenhagen, March 20th, 1926

      HM King Frederik VIII of DenmarkMarried:

      Chapel, Royal Palace, Stockholm, July 28th, 1869:
      HM
      Frederik VIII King of Denmark ("Freddy")
      (Born as: HSH Christian Frederik Vilhelm Carl Prince zu Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg)
      (Since July 31st, 1853:) HH Christian Frederik Vilhelm Carl Prince of Denmark
      (Since December 21st, 1858:) HRH Christian Frederik Vilhelm Carl Prince of Denmark
      (Since November 15th, 1863:) HRH Christian Frederik Vilhelm Carl Crown Prince of Denmark
      * Yellow Palace, Amaliegade, Copenhagen, June 3rd, 1843
      † (on the street during a walk, declared deceased in hospital) Hamburg, May 14th, 1912
      Crown Prince of Denmark, November 15th, 1863
      King of Denmark, January 29th, 1906 (proclaimed: Amalienborg, Copenhagen, January 30th, 1906)

    2. HRH Carl Oscar Vilhelm Fredrik Prince of Sweden, Duke of Södermanland
      * Royal Palace, Stockholm, December 14th, 1852
      † Royal Palace, Stockholm, March 13th, 1854
  2. HRH Frans Gustaf Oscar Prince of Sweden, Duke of Uppland
    * Haga Palace, Stockholm, June 18th, 1827
    † Christiania Castle, Christiania (today: Oslo), September 24th, 1852
  3. HM Oscar II Fredrik King of Sweden and Norway, the Goths and the Wends
  4. HRH Charlotte Eugenia Augusta Amalia Albertina Princess of Sweden
    * Royal Palace, Stockholm, April 24th, 1830
    † Royal Palace, Stockholm, April 23rd, 1889
  5. HRH Carl Nikolaus August Prince of Sweden, Duke of Dalarna
    * Drottningholm Palace near Stockholm, August 24th, 1831
    † Royal Palace, Stockholm, March 4th, 1873

    Married:

    Altenburg, April 16th, 1864:
    HH Therese Amalie Karoline Josephine Antoinette Princess of Saxe-Altenburg, Duchess of Saxony
    (In Sweden styled as Princess Theresia)
    * Frisdorf, December 21st, 1836
    † Haga Palace, Stockholm, November 9th, 1914


HM King Oscar II of SwedenHM Oscar II Fredrik King of Sweden and Norway
(Since June 7th, 1905:) HM Oscar II Fredrik King of Sweden
(Born as: HRH Oscar Fredrik Prince of Sweden, Duke of Östergötland)
* Royal Palace, Stockholm, January 21st, 1829
† Royal Palace, Stockholm, December 8th, 1907
Heir Pressumptive to the Throne, July 8th, 1859
King of Sweden and Norway, September 18th, 1872 (crowned: Slotkyrkan, Stockholm, May 12th, 1873 and Nidaros Domkirke, Trondheim, July 18th, 1873; deposed as King of Norway by Act of Parliament: June 7th, 1905; abdicated as King of Norway: October 26th, 1905)

HM Queen Sofia of Sweden née Princess Sophie of NassauMarried:

Schloß Biebrich near Wiesbaden, June 6th, 1857:
HDSH
Sophie Wilhelmina Marianne Henriette Princess von Nassau
(Since August 22nd, 1844:) HH Sophie Wilhelmina Marianne Henriette Princess von Nassau
(In Sweden styled as Queen Sofia)
* Schloß Biebrich near Wiesbaden, July 9th, 1836
† Royal Palace, Stockholm, December 30th, 1913

HRH Prince Eugen of SwedenChildren from this marriage:

  1. HM Gustaf V King of Sweden
  2. HRH Oscar Carl August Prince of Sweden, Duke of Gotland
  3. HRH Oscar Carl Wilhelm Prince of Sweden, Duke of Västergötland
  4. HRH Eugen Napoleon Nikolaus Prince of Sweden, Duke of Närke
    * Drottningholm Palace near Stockholm, August 1st, 1865
    † Waldemarsudde, Djurgården, Stockholm, August 17th, 1947

HM King Gustaf V of Sweden and NorwayHM Gustaf V King of Sweden
(Born as: HRH Oscar Gustaf Adolf Prince of Sweden, Duke of Värmland)
(Since September 18th, 1872:) HRH Oscar Gustaf Adolf Crown Prince of Sweden and Norway, Duke of Värmland
(Since June 7th, 1905:) HRH Oscar Gustaf Adolf Crown Prince of Sweden, Duke of Värmland
* Drottningholm Palace near Stockholm, June 16th, 1858
† Drottningholm Palace near Stockholm, October 29th, 1950
Crown Prince of Sweden, September 18th, 1872; Crown Prince of Norway, September 18th, 1872 - June 7th, 1905
King of Sweden, December 8th, 1907
(Was a well known tennis player, at tournements he used the name "Mr. G.")

HM Queen Viktoria of Sweden and Norway née Princess von BadenMarried:

Royal Chapel, Schloß Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, September 20th, 1881:
HGDH
Sophie Marie Viktoria Grand-Ducal Princess and Margravine von Baden
* Schloß Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, August 7th, 1862
† Villa Svezia, Rome, April 4th, 1930

HRH Prince Erik of SwedenChildren from this marriage:

  1. HM Gustaf VI Adolf King of Sweden
  2. HRH Carl Wilhelm Ludvig Prince of Sweden, Duke of Södermanland
  3. HRH Erik Gustaf Ludvik Albert Prince of Sweden, Duke of Västermanland
    * Royal Palace, Stockholm, April 20th, 1889
    † (spanish influenza) Drottningholm Palace near Stockholm, September 20th, 1918

HM King Gustaf VI Adolf of SwedenHM Gustaf VI Adolf King of Sweden
(Born as: HRH Oscar Fredrik Vilhelm Olaf Gustaf Adolf Prince of Sweden, Duke of Skåne)
(Since December 8th, 1907:) HRH Oscar Fredrik Vilhelm Olaf Gustaf Adolf Crown Prince of Sweden, Duke of Skåne
* Royal Palace, Stockholm, November 11th, 1882
† Hospital, Helsingborg, September 15th, 1973
Crown Prince of Sweden, December 8th, 1907
King of Sweden, October 29th, 1950

HRH Crown Princess Margaretha of Sweden née Princess Margaret of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and IrelandMarried:

  1. St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, June 15th, 1905:
    HRH
    Margaret Victoria Charlotte Augusta Norah Princess of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Princess of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Duchess of Saxony ("Daisy")
    (Since July 17th, 1917:) HRH Margaret Victoria Charlotte Augusta Norah Princess of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
    (In Sweden styled as Crown Princess Margaretha)
    * Bagshot Park, Surrey, January 15th, 1882
    † (ear infection) Royal Palace, Stockholm, May 1st, 1920
  2. HM Queen Louise née Lady Louise MountbattenChapel Royal, St. James's Palace, London, November 3rd, 1923:
    Lady Louise Alexandra Marie Irene Mountbatten
    (Born as: HSH
    Louise Alexandra Marie Irene Princess von Battenberg)
    * Schloß Heiligenberg, Jugenheim near Darmstadt, July 13th, 1889
    † St. Görans Hospital, Stockholm, March 7th, 1965

HM Queen Ingrid of Denmark née Princess of SwedenChildren from the first marriage:

  1. HRH Gustaf Adolf Oscar Fredrik Arthur Edmund Prince of Sweden, Duke of Västerbotten
  2. HRH Sigvard Oscar Fredrik Prince of Sweden, Duke of Uppland
  3. HRH Ingrid Victoria Sofia Louise Margareta Princess of Sweden
    * Royal Palace, Stockholm, March 28th, 1910
    † Kancellihuset, Fredensborg Palace, Fredensborg, November 7th, 2000

    HM King Frederik IXMarried:

    Storkyrkan, Stockholm, May 24th, 1935:
    HM
    Frederik IX King of Denmark ("Rico")
    (Born as: HRH Christian Frederik Franz Michael Carl Valdemar Georg Prince of Denmark)
    (Since May 14th, 1912:) HRH Christian Frederik Franz Michael Carl Valdemar Georg Crown Prince of Denmark
    * Sorgenfri Castle, Lyngby near Copenhagen, March 11th, 1899
    † Kommunehospitalet, Copenhagen, January 14th, 1972
    Crown Prince of Denmark, May 14th, 1912
    King of Denmark, April 20th, 1947 (proclaimed: Christiansborg Palace, Copenhagen, April 21st, 1947)

  4. HRH Prince Bertil of SwedenHRH Bertil Gustaf Oscar Carl Eugen Prince of Sweden, Duke of Halland ("Nappe")
    * Royal Palace, Stockholm, February 28th, 1912
    † Villa Solbacken, Djurgårdsbrunn, Stockholm, January 5th, 1997
    Heir Pressumptive to the Throne, September 15th, 1973 - May 13th, 1979

    HRH Princess Lilian of Sweden née DaviesMarried:

    Chapel, Drottningholm Palace near Stockholm, December 7th, 1976:
    Lilian May Davies
    * 3 Garden Street, Swansea, August 30th, 1915

  5. HRH Carl Johan Arthur Prince of Sweden, Duke of Dalarna

Child from the second marriage:

  1. Stillborn daughter
    * Ulriksdal Palace near Stockholm, May 30th, 1925

HRH Prince Gustaf Adolf of Sweden and HRH Princess Sibylla of Sweden née Princess of Saxe-Coburg and GothaHRH Gustaf Adolf Oscar Fredrik Arthur Edmund Prince of Sweden, Duke of Västerbotten
* Royal Palace, Stockholm, April 22nd, 1906
† (plane crash) Kastrup near Copenhagen, January 26th, 1947

Married:

(civil) Veste, Coburg, October 19th and (religious) Sankt Moritz Kirche, Coburg, October 20th, 1932:
HH
Sibylla Calma Marie Alice Bathildis Feodora Princess of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Duchess of Saxony, Princess of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
(Since November 30th, 1917:) HH Sibylla Calma Marie Alice Bathildis Feodora Princess of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Duchess of Saxony
* Schloß Friedenstein, Gotha, January 18th, 1908
† Royal Palace, Stockholm, November 28th, 1972

Princess Christina, Mrs. Magnuson with her sons Gustav and OscarChildren from this marriage:

  1. HRH Margaretha Désirée Victoria Princess of Sweden
  2. HRH Birgitta Ingeborg Alice Princess of Sweden
  3. HRH Désirée Elisabeth Sibylla Princess of Sweden
  4. HRH Christina Louise Helena Princess of Sweden
    (Since her marriage styled as: Princess Christina, Mrs. Magnuson)
    * Haga Palace, Stockholm, August 3rd, 1943

    Tord Magnuson with his son VictorMarried:

    Chapel, Royal Palace, Stockholm, June 15th, 1974:
    Tord Gösta Magnuson
    * Stockholm, April 7th, 1941

    Children from this marriage:

    1. Carl Gustav Victor Magnuson
      * Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, August 8th, 1975
    2. Tord Oscar Fredrik Magnuson
      * Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, June 20th, 1977
    3. Victor Edmund Lennart Magnuson
      * Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, September 10th, 1980
  5. HM King Carl XVI Gustaf of SwedenHM Carl XVI Gustaf Folke Hubertus King of Sweden
    (Born as: HRH Carl Gustaf Folke Hubertus Prince of Sweden, Duke of Jämtland)
    (Since October 29th, 1950:) HRH Carl Gustaf Folke Hubertus Crown Prince of Sweden, Duke of Jämtland
    * Haga Palace, Stockholm, April 30th, 1946
    Crown Prince of Sweden, October 29th, 1950
    King of Sweden, September 15th, 1973

    HM Queen Silvia of Sweden née SommerlathMarried:

    Storkyrkan, Stockholm, June 19th, 1976:
    Silvia Renate Sommerlath
    * Private Women Clinic "Dr. Erna Gläsmer", Heidelberg, December 23rd, 1943

    HRH Crown Princess Victoria of SwedenChildren from this marriage:

    1. HRH Victoria Ingrid Alice Désirée Princess of Sweden
      (Since January 1st, 1980:) HRH Victoria Ingrid Alice Désirée Crown Princess of Sweden, Duchess of Västergötland
      * Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, July 14th, 1977
      Crown Princess of Sweden and created Duchess of Västergötland, January 1st, 1980
    2. HRH Prince Carl Philip of SwedenHRH Carl Philip Edmund Bertil Crown Prince of Sweden, Duke of Värmland
      (Since January 1st, 1980:) HRH Carl Philip Edmund Bertil Prince of Sweden, Duke of Värmland
      * Royal Palace, Stockholm, May 13th, 1979
      Crown Prince of Sweden, May 13th - December 31st, 1979
    3. HRH Princess Madeleine of SwedenHRH Madeleine Thérèse Amélie Joséphine Princess of Sweden, Duchess of Hälsingland and Gästrikland
      * Drottningholm Palace near Stockholm, June 10th, 1982

Footnotes:

  1. With special thanks to Hein Bruins, Marlene Eilers Koenig, Brigitte Gastel Lloyd, Erik Lamote, Netty Leistra, Claes Mattsson, Paul Theroff and Robert Warholm.
  2. The official titles of the sovereigns of Sweden are: King/Queen of Sweden, the Goths and the Wends.
    The official title of the heirs to the throne is Crown Prince(ss) of Sweden.
    The descendants in male lineage of the sovereign bear the title Prince(ss) of Sweden with the style Royal Highness. Princes who contract a marriage without consent of the sovereign bear the surname Bernadotte.

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