Princess Christina, Mrs. Magnuson

Princess Christina, Mrs. Magnuson

Princess Christina, Mrs. Magnuson (Christina Louise Helena) (b. 3 August 1943) is the sister of Carl XVI Gustaf, the current King of Sweden. She was born at Haga Palace outside Stockholm. Princess Christina is the fourth child of Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten, and Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, and granddaughter of King Gustav VI Adolf of Sweden.

She met her future husband at a lunch in Stockholm in 1961. Princess Christina's engagement to Tord Gösta Magnuson (born 7 April 1941), was announced in 1974. The couple married on 15 June 1974 in the Palace Church of the Royal Palace of Stockholm. As a result of her unequal marriage, she lost her style of "Royal Highness" and became "Princess Christina, Mrs. Magnuson".

Princess Christina, Mrs. Magnuson lives in Stockholm together with her husband. She is an active member of the Royal Family and performs official engagements on behalf of the Royal Family, attends official dinners etc, and holds many honorary positions and protectorships as well.

Princess Christina, Mrs. Magnuson was Chairman of the Swedish Red Cross for 9 years.

Princess Christina, Mrs. Magnuson's marriage has produced three children:
*Carl "Gustav" Victor Magnuson (b. 8 August 1975)
*Tord "Oscar" Fredrik Magnuson (b. 20 June 1977)
*Victor Edmund Lennart Magnuson (b. 10 September 1980)

Ancestry


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1= 1. Princess Christina of Sweden
2= 2. Prince Gustav Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten
3= 3. Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
4= 4. Gustav VI Adolf of Sweden
5= 5. Princess Margaret of Connaught
6= 6. Charles Edward, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
7= 7. Princess Victoria Adelaide of Schleswig-Holstein
8= 8. Gustav V of Sweden
9= 9. Victoria of Baden
10= 10. Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn
11= 11. Princess Louise Margaret of Prussia
12= 12. Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany
13= 13. Princess Helena of Waldeck and Pyrmont
14= 14. Friedrich Ferdinand, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg
15= 15. Princess Caroline of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg
16= 16. Oscar II of Sweden
17= 17. Sofia of Nassau
18= 18. Frederick I, Grand Duke of Baden
19= 19. Princess Louise of Prussia
20= 20. Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
21= 21. Victoria of the United Kingdom
22= 22. Prince Frederick Charles of Prussia
23= 23. Maria Anna of Anhalt
24= 24. Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (= 20)
25= 25. Victoria of the United Kingdom (= 21)
26= 26. George Victor of Waldeck-Pyrmont
27= 27. Helene Wilhelmine of Nassau-Weilburg
28= 28. Friedrich, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg
29= 29. Princess Adelheid of Schaumburg-Lippe
30= 30. Frederick VIII, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein
31= 31. Princess Adelheid of Hohenlohe-Langenburg

ee also

*Swedish Royal Family


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