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Furienna 04-24-2006 07:41 PM

Not to mention that both Margareth of Connaught and Victoria of Baden were daughters of prussian princesses.

IloveCP 01-13-2012 08:26 PM

Carl Gustav looks a lot like his father.

He was an interesting royal.As I read somewhere, historians protray him as sympathetic to the Nazi movement in Germany.Some even called him "The German Prince".However there is not a lot of proof of this,as this was just speculation.

Meraude 01-19-2012 12:04 PM

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4.) How come his marriage to Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha occurred in Germany? I mean, he was the first son of the first prince to the senior prince up to the king .. one would have thought that marriage would occur in Sweden?????

Many of the Swedish royal princes have got married in the bride's home country, Gustav VI Adolf got married twice in England; Gustav V married Victoria of Baden inKarlsruhe in Germany; Oscar II married Sophia of Nassau in Germany, Oscar I and Joséphine of Leuchtenberg were wedded twice, first a Catholic cermony in Germany without the groom present and then a Lutheran cermony in Stockholm. So Gustav Adolf followed in the tradition of his father, grandfather and great-grandfather.

LadyFinn 11-14-2012 10:09 AM

Prince Gustaf Adolf playing golf, 1945. Photo Lennart Nilsson.
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CyrilVladisla 12-12-2013 08:20 PM

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Originally Posted by Meraude (Post 1360784)
Many of the Swedish royal princes have got married in the bride's home country, Gustav VI Adolf got married twice in England; Gustav V married Victoria of Baden inKarlsruhe in Germany; Oscar II married Sophia of Nassau in Germany, Oscar I and Joséphine of Leuchtenberg were wedded twice, first a Catholic cermony in Germany without the groom present and then a Lutheran cermony in Stockholm. So Gustav Adolf followed in the tradition of his father, grandfather and great-grandfather.

It was fabulous to learn that so many Swedish princes married their fiancées in the bride's home country.:smile:

LadyFinn 08-13-2015 05:11 PM

Photo from the Royal Court's Instagram
Prince Gustaf Adolf at Österängen near Strömsholm Palace with his horse Clan-Robert.
https://instagram.com/p/6UbE6bv8sB/?taken-by=kungahuset

Meraude 09-17-2015 03:50 PM

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At the time of the very unfortunate airplane accident there were rumors that the beautiful young women (I believe she was a performer - singer?) onboard was not just another passenger.

Among the 22 persons killed at the crash were U.S. opera singer Grace Moore (age 48) and the Danish actress Gerda Neumann (age 32) who was travelling with her husband and her brother's nephew. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1947_K...hagen_accident

CyrilVladisla 07-10-2016 11:28 PM

Prince Gustaf Adolf visited Estonia in 1936.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NHbM9kXiKX0

LadyFinn 01-26-2017 01:04 PM

Prince Gustaf Adolf died 70 years ago on 26th January. Svensk Damtidning has a gallery of his life.
Bildextra! Så minns vi kungens far _ Svensk Damtidning

LadyFinn 08-27-2017 03:13 AM

Svensk Damtidning has in this week's issue an article of prince Gustaf Adolf. Although he was baptized as Gustaf Adolf, everyone in the family called him Edmund. And his mother Margareta sometimes called him Västerbotten because she thought it sounded so nice.
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Fijiro 08-28-2017 12:40 PM

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Svensk Damtidning has in this week's issue an article of prince Gustaf Adolf. Although he was baptized as Gustaf Adolf, everyone in the family called him Edmund. And his mother Margareta sometimes called him Västerbotten because she thought it sounded so nice.
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His full name was Prince Gustaf Adolf Oscar Fredrik Arthur Edmund.

CyrilVladisla 11-02-2018 08:18 PM

Prince Gustaf Adolf handed out a military diploma to an officer in 1920.
http://www.gettyimages.ae/license/466705649

Friedrich Karl II 11-03-2018 01:13 PM

Seems intresting person. Just wondering what would had happened if he would had survived. Politically hardly much and king would still become pretty powerless. But to royal family it would has much consequences. CG would know his father and him would become king much later, perhaps in end of 1990's. This all would surely change his personality dramatically. And another question is would CG have younger siblings? And would CG be allowed marry Silvia Sommerlath or someone else commoner. But I think that he would be allowed do that even if GA is bit relucant for that.

Somebody 11-03-2018 01:21 PM

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Svensk Damtidning has in this week's issue an article of prince Gustaf Adolf. Although he was baptized as Gustaf Adolf, everyone in the family called him Edmund. And his mother Margareta sometimes called him Västerbotten because she thought it sounded so nice.
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Edmund would be a great name for another baby boy in the family if one would be born.

LadyFinn 11-03-2018 01:24 PM

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Edmund would be a great name for another baby boy in the family if one would be born.

Victor and Frida Magnuson have son Edmund, born in 2012.


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