Oskar Fredrik Vilhelm Olaf Gustav Adolf Bernadotte of Sweden, King of Sweden, was born 11 November 1882 in Stockholm, Sweden to Gustav V of Sweden (1858-1950) and Viktoria von Baden (1862-1930) and died 15 September 1973 in Helsingborgs lasarett, Helsingborg, Sweden of unspecified causes. He married Margaret of Connaught (1882-1920) 15 June 1905 in St. George's Chapel, at Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom. He married Louise Mountbatten (1889-1965) 3 November 1923 in London, England, United Kingdom. Notable ancestors include Gustav I of Sweden (1496-1560), Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087), Charlemagne (747-814), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Robert I of Scotland (1274-1329), Alfred the Great (849-899), Willem van Oranje (1533-1584), Johan Willem Friso van Nassau-Dietz (1687-1711), Rurik (c832-879). Ancestors are from Germany, Sweden, Italy, France, Russia, Poland, the United Kingdom, Spain, Denmark, Scotland, England, Belgium, the Netherlands, Latvia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Austria, Lithuania, Belarus, Bohemia, Switzerland, Ukraine, Slovakia, Slovenia, Portugal, Israel, Ireland, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire.


Offspring of Gustav VI Adolf of Sweden and Margaret of Connaught (1882-1920)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Gustav Adolf of Sweden (1906-1947) 22 April 1906 Stockholm, Sweden 26 January 1947 Copenhagen, Denmark Sibylla von Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha (1908-1972)

Sigvard of Sweden (1907-2002)
Ingrid of Sweden (1910-2000) 28 March 1910 Stockholm, Sweden 7 November 2000 Fredensborg, Denmark Frederick IX of Denmark (1899-1972)

Bertil of Sweden (1912-1997)
Carl Johan of Sweden (1916-)

Common ancestors of Gustav VI Adolf of Sweden (1882-1973) and Margaret of Connaught (1882-1920)

  1. Friederike Luise von Hessen-Darmstadt (1751-1805)
  2. Friederike von Hessen-Darmstadt (1751-1805)
  3. Friederike von Hessen-Darmstadt (1752-1782)
  4. Friedrich Wilhelm II. von Preußen (1744-1797)
  5. Friedrich Wilhelm III. von Preußen (1770-1840)
  6. Karl August von Sachsen-Weimar-Eisenach (1757-1828)
  7. Karl Friedrich von Sachsen-Weimar-Eisenach (1783-1853)
  8. Karl II. von Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1741-1816)
  9. Luise von Hessen-Darmstadt (1757-1830)
  10. Luise von Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1776-1810)
  11. Maria Pavlovna Romanova (1786-1859)
  12. Paul I of Russia (1754-1801)
  13. Sophia Dorothea von Württemberg (1759-1828)

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