Saturday, January 28, 2017

Royal Profile: Erling Sven Lorentzen

Erling Sven Lorentzen was born 28 January 1923 as the one of the five children of  Øivind Lorentzen (1881–1981) and Ragna Nilsen (1883–1976). 

During WWII, he worked for Norwegian Independent Company 1. He was also a Norweigan businessman, he owned 28% of Aracruz Celulose, which he sold for approximately 1.7 billion USD in July 2008.



Lorentzen married Princess Ragnhild, Mrs. Lorentzen on 15 May 1953. He is thus the brother-in-law of King Harald V, Queen Sonja and Princess Astrid {Source}. With Princess Ragnhild, he has the following children, children-in-law, and grandchildre and a great grandchildn:

  1. Haakon Lorentzen (1954) 
    1. Martha Carvalho de Freitas (m. 1982)
      1. Olav Alexander Lorentzen (1985)
      2. Christian Frederik Lorentzen (1988)
      3. Sophia Anne Lorentzen (1994)
  2. Ingeborg Lorentzen ( 1957) 
    1. Paulo César Ribeiro Filho (m. 1982)
      1. Victoria Ragna Lorentzen Ribeiro (1988)
        1. Felipe Falcao (m. 2014)
          1. Frederik Sven Falcao (2016)
  3. Ragnhild Alexandra Lorentzen (1968)
    1. Aaron Matthew Long (m. 2003)
      1. Alexandra Lorentzen Long (2007)
      2. Elizabeth Lorentzen Long (2011)