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Old 09-10-2006, 01:12 PM
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Prince Axel and Princess Margretha of Denmark

She was born Princess Margaretha (or Margareta) of Sweden, June 25 1899 and was the eldest child of Prince Carl (1861-1951), Duke of Westrogothia and Ingeborg (1878-1958), born princess of Denmark.

By her mother, she was the granddaughter of King Frederik VIII of Denmark.

She had two sisters, Martha born in 1901 and Astrid, born in 1905.
In 1911, was born a little brother, prince Carl junior.

On May 22 1919, Margaretha married her cousin prince Axel of Denmark (son of Prince Valdemar and Princess Marie of Orleans) and they had two sons : George and Fleming.

She died juanuary 04 1977.

Here are two pics of the Princess when she was a little girl :

With her young sister Martha

Princess Margareta with her mother Ingeborg and her sisters Astrid and
Martha around 1908

If somebody have others infos or pictures of this princess, he/she is welcome for post it here.

Thanks in advance.

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Old 09-10-2006, 03:57 PM
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I think you can also find pictures of Margaretha in the Biography of Crown Princess Märtha and we also have a thread on her father-in-law Prince Valdemar and family. There might also be something in the thread about her sister Queen Astrid of Belgium

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Old 09-16-2006, 06:17 AM
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Pictures of Princess Margareta of Sweden when she was a young girl, with her native family :

Margareta - at right- with her young sister Marta

Princess Margareta with her mother Ingeborg, born a princess of Denmark,
and sisters Astrid and Marta

Margareta sitting surrounded by her sisters
Astrid and Marta
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Old 09-24-2006, 09:33 AM
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Princess Margareta - near her father - with her native family
in 1916, Fridhem

Lovely portrait of young Princess Margareta

Margareta -at left - with her father Carl, her brother Carl Jr and her sisters Astrid and Martha in 1916
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Old 10-01-2006, 04:45 PM
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So that's who Prince Axel was! He was another nephew of King Christian X!

By the way, has anyone else noticed the resemblance between Duchess Ingeborg and her cousin Maud of Wales, queen of Norway?
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