Person:Sigvard Bernadotte (1)

Sigvard Bernadotte
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Name Sigvard Bernadotte
Gender Male
Birth[1] 7 Jun 1907 Drottningholm, Ekerö, Stockholm, Sweden
Death[1] 4 Feb 2002 Stockholms, Stockholm, Sweden
Reference Number? Q447209?

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Sigvard Oscar Fredrik Bernadotte, Count of Wisborg (7 June 1907 in Drottningholm – 4 February 2002 in Stockholm) was a Swedish industrial designer.

He was the second son of King Gustav VI Adolf of Sweden and his first wife, Margaret, Duchess of Scania, and was originally known as Prince Sigvard, Duke of Uppland, but lost his royal titles in 1934 when he married a commoner. He was also a paternal uncle of King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden and a maternal uncle of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark and Queen Anne-Marie of Greece.

From 1994 to 2002, he was the oldest living great-grandchild of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom, and having reached the age of 94, he was her longest-lived male descendant until being overtaken by his younger brother Carl Johan on 29 June 2011.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Sigvard Bernadotte, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.