1910 Victoria of Baden, Queen of Sweden | Grand Ladies
Victoria of Sweden, Queen consort for about two years, pulled out the stops to jewel herself for this 1910 photo.
Karin Månsdotter (in English Catherine, in Finnish Kaarina Maununtytär; November 6, 1550 – September 13, 1612) was Queen of Sweden, first a mistress and then, for a few months in 1568, the consort of Eric XIV of Sweden.
Christina of Sweden
Queen Christina 1626 – 1689 Christina was Queen of Sweden from 1633-1654. She was the only child of King Gustav II Adolph. At age 6 she succeeded the throne. Being the daughter of a Protestant in the Thirty Years' War, she caused a scandal when she abdicated and converted to Catholicism. She spent her later years in Rome, becoming a leader of the theatrical life. She is one of the few women buried in the Vatican. Her unconventional lifestyle would feature in novels, plays, opera, and…
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Portrait by Stierler of Queen Frederica of Sweden, nee Frederike Dorothea Wilhelmina of Baden, daughter of Karl Ludwig of Baden and Amelie of Hesse Darmstadt (younger sister of Empress Elisabeth Alexeievna, nee Princess Louise of Baden, wife of Tsar Alexander I.) Wife of Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden. 2 of her children married cousins of Baden; her great granddaughter Victoria of Baden would also become Queen of Sweden. Her parents were first cousins.
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Great-grandchild of Christian IX - Carl Gustaf Oscar Fredrik Christian, Prince Bernadotte (1911 – 2003), formerly known as Prince Carl, Duke of Östergötland, was the youngest child & only son of Prince Carl of Sweden & Princess Ingeborg of Denmark. When Prince Carl married Countess Elsa von Rosen, he had to relinquish his succession rights & his royal titles. His brother-in-law, King Leopold III of Belgium, conferred upon him the title Prince Bernadotte in the Belgian nobility on the same…
King Gustaf VI Adolf with his second wife Lady Louise Mountbatten; Queen Louise, in the 1950s. (Louise is the second daughter of Victoria)
Stockholm, Guard, Royal Palace
A guard in front of the Royal Palace. Although having lost its function of royal residence, this monument remains one of the most remarkable sites of Stockholm.