Princess Ingeborg of Denmark

Princess Ingeborg
Duchess of Västergötland
Ingeborg of Sweden.jpg
Born(1878-08-02)2 August 1878
Charlottenlund Palace, Copenhagen, Denmark
Died12 March 1958(1958-03-12) (aged 79)
Stockholm, Sweden
SpousePrince Carl, Duke of Västergötland
IssuePrincess Margaretha
Märtha, Crown Princess of Norway
Astrid, Queen of the Belgians
Prince Carl Bernadotte
Full name
Ingeborg Charlotte Caroline Frederikke Louise
FatherFrederick VIII of Denmark
MotherLouise of Sweden

Princess Ingeborg of Denmark (Ingeborg Charlotte Caroline Frederikke Louise; 2 August 1878 – 12 March 1958), was a Princess of Sweden by marriage to Prince Carl, Duke of Västergötland. She was the daughter of Frederick VIII of Denmark, and the maternal grandmother of Harald V of Norway, Baudouin and Albert II of Belgium, and the matrilineal great grandmother of Henri of Luxembourg.

Early life

Princess Ingeborg's birthplace, Charlottenlund Palace

Princess Ingeborg was born on 2 August 1878 at Charlottenlund Palace north of Copenhagen as the second daughter and fifth child of Crown Prince Frederick of Denmark, the eldest son of King Christian IX. Her mother was Princess Louise of Sweden, the only surviving child of King Charles XV of Sweden and IV of Norway.

Other Languages