Saturday, June 2, 2018

Royal Profile: 32 Facts About Princess Désirée Elisabeth Sybilla of Sweden, Baroness Silfverschiöld

  1. Princess Désirée Elisabeth Sybilla of Sweden, Baroness Silfverschiöld was born 2 June 1938 {Source}.
  2. She  is the third daughter and middle child of Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten and Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg und Gotha {Source}.
  3. She has two older sisters {Source}:
    1. Princess Margaretha, Mrs. Ambler (1934)
  4. She has a younger brother {Source}:
    1. King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden (1940)
  5. Princess Désirée  has a younger sister:
    1. Princess Christina, Mrs. Magnuson (1943)
  6. She is a former sister-in-law of:
    1. Prince Johann Georg von Hohenzollern (1932, m. 1961, legally separated in 1990, never divorced)
    2. Mr. John Kenneth Ambler (1924-2008, m. 1964, legally separated 1996, never divorced)
  7. Princess Désirée is currently sister-in-law to:
    1. Queen Silvia of Sweden (m. 1976)
    2. Tord Magnusson (m. 1974)
  8. She ha the following nieces:
    1. Princess Désirée of Hohenzollern (1963)
    2. Baroness Sibylla Louise von Dincklage (1965)
    3. Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden (1977)
    4. Princess Madeleine of Sweden (1982)
  9. She has the following nephews-in-law:
    1. Baron Henning von Dincklage (1971, m. 1998)
    2. Heinrich Graf von Ortonburg (1956, m. 1990, d. 2002/2003?)
    3. Eckbert Bohlen und Halbach (1956, m. 2004)
    4. Prince Daniel (1976, m. 2010)
    5. Herr Christopher O'Neil (1977, m. 2013)
  10. Her nephews are:
    1. Prince Carl Christian of Hohenzollern (1962)
    2. Charles Edward Ambler (1966)
    3. Prince Hubertus of Hohenzollern (1966)
    4. James Patrick Ambler (1969)
    5. Carl Gustaf Victor Magnusson (1975)
    6. Tord Oscar Fredrik Magnusson (1977)
    7. Prince Carl Philip of Sweden (1979)
    8. Victor Edmund Lennart Magnusson (1980)
  11. Her nieces-in-law are:
    1. Helen Jane Ross (1969)
    2. Ursula Mary Shipley (b. 1965)
    3. Princess Nicole of Hohenzollern (1968,m.1999)
    4. Uta Maria König (1964, m. 2000)
    5. Vicky Magnuson
    6. Princess Sofia of Sweden (1984, m. 2015)
  12. Her great-nieces are:
    1. Carolina Gräfin von Ortonburg (1997)
    2. Sienna Rose Ambler (2000)
    3. India Tani Ambler (2003)
    4. Lily Elektra Ambler(2003)
    5. Princess Vivianne of Hohenzollern (2009)
    6. Princess Adrienne of Sweden (2018)
  13. Princess Désirée's great nephews are:
    1. Carl Theodor Graf von Ortonburg (1992)
    2. Friedrich-Hubertus Graf von Ortonburg (1995)
    3. Prince Lennart Carl Christian of Hohenzollern ( 2001-2001)
    4. Prince Nikolas of Hohenzollern (1999)
    5. Sebastian Eric Henning Freiherr von Dincklage(2000)
    6. Oscar Rufus Ambler (2004)
    7. Prince Nicholas of Sweden (2015)
    8. Prince Oscar of Sweden (2016)
    9. Prince Alexander of Sweden (2016)
    10. Prince Gabriel of Sweden (2017)
  14. Princess Désirée became engaged to Baron Nils-August Otto Carl Niclas Silfverschiöld on 18 December 1963 {Source}.
  15. They were married 4 June 1964 {Source}.
  16. They have a son  {Source}:
    1. Baron Carl Otto Edmund Silfverschiöld (1965)
  17. Princess Désirée has a daughter-in-law:
    1. Gunilla Maria Fredrikson (m. 2005)
  18. She also has two daughters:
    1. Baroness Kristina-Louise Silfverschiold (1966)
    2. Baroness Hélène Ingeborg Sibylla Silfverschiold, Baroness Silfverschiold (1968)
  19. She has one son-in-law:
    1. Hans Louis Gerard, Friherre de Greer af Finspäng (m. 1999)
  20. Princess Désirée has two granddaughters:
    1. Anna Margareta Sybilla Désirée Silfverschiold (2006)
    2. Estelle Louise Désirée Gerard, Friherinna de Greer af Finspäng(2000)
  21. She also has two grandsons:
    1. Ian Carl Gerard, Friherre de Greer af Finspäng (2002)
    2. Fred Louis Gerard, Friherre de Greer af Finspäng (2004)
  22. During her time as a Princess of Sweden, she undertook many royal duties.
  23. A notable royal duty was in November 1960, when she and her sister Princess Birgitta visited the United States on their grandfather's behalf to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the The American-Scandinavian Foundation {Source}.
  24. She still attends royal engagements, such as royal weddings.
  25. She will likely attend the baptism of Princess Adrienne of Sweden next week.
  26. Princess Désirée shares a birthday with King Constantine II of Greece, who is two years her junior and her cousin's husband
  27. She also shares a birthday with Prince Joseph Gabriel David Marie d’Orléans, who was born on her 78th birthday.
  28. She is the paternal niece of
    1. Count Sigvard Bernadotte af Wisborg (1907-2002)
    2. Queen Ingrid of Denmark (1910-2000)
      1. King Frederick IX of Denmark (1899-1972)
    3. Prince Bertil, Duke of Halland (1912-1997)
      1. Princess Lilian, Duchess of Halland (1915-2013)
    4. Prince Carl Johan, Duke of Dalarna (1916-2012)
    5. Countess Gunnila Märtha Louise Wachtmeister af Johannishus (1923)
  29. She is the maternal nephew of:
    1. Johann Leopold, Hereditary Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1906-1972)
      1. Feodora Freiin von der Horst (1905–1991, m. 1932)
    2. Prince Hubertus of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1909-1933)
    3. Princess Caroline Mathilde of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1912-1983)
    4. Friedrich Wolfgang Otto, Count of Castell-Rüdenhausen
    5. Friedrich Josias, Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1918-1998)
  30. Thus,  a first cousin of
    1. Count Bertram Friedrich of Castell-Rüdenhausen (1932) 
      1. Felizitas von Auersperg (m. 1954)
    2. Count Conradin Friedrich of Castell-Rüdenhausen (1933-2001)
      1. Marta Catharina Lonegren(m. 1961)
    3. Caroline Mathilde Adelheid Sibylla Marianne Erika Prinzessin von Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha (1933)
    4. Countess Viktoria Adelheid of Castell-Rüdenhausen (1935)
      1. Flight Captain Max Schnirring (1895-1944)
    5. Ernst Leopold Prinz von Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha (1935-1996)
      1. Gertraude Monika Pfeiffer
    6. Calma Barbara Schnirring (1938)
    7. Peter Albert Friedrich Josias Prinz von Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha (1939)
      1. Roswitha Henriette Breuer (m. 1964)
    8. Queen Margrethe II of Denmark (1940)
      1. Prince Henrik of Denmark
    9. Dagmar Schnirring (1940)
    10. Andreas, Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Duke of Saxony (1943)
    11. Princess Benedikte of Denmark, Princess of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleberg (1944)
      1. Richard, 6th Prince of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleberg
    12. Count Michael Sigvard Bernadotte af Wisborg (1944)
    13. Queen Anne-Marie of the Hellenes (1946)
      1. King Constantine II of the Hellenes
    14. Monica Kristina Margaretha Bernadotte (b. 1948, adopted 1951)
    15. Christian Carl Henning Bernadotte (b. 1949, adopted 1950)
    16. Princess Maria Claudia Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1949-2016)
    17. Princess Beatrice Charlotte of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha(1951)
    18. Prince Adrian Vinzenz Eduard of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha(1955-2011)
  31. Through his cousins, he is the 1st cousin 1x removed to:
    1. Sascha Nikolaus Hubertus Berger (1960)
    2. Count Dominik of Castell-Rüdenhausen (1965)
    3. Valesca Walz (1965)
    4. Count Michael of Castell-Rüdenhausen  (1967)
    5. Larissa Walz (1967)
    6. Countess Anne-Charlotte Catharina Victoria of Castell-Rüdenhausen (1962) 
    7. Count Carl-Eduard Friedrich Hubertus of Castell-Rüdenhausen (1964) 
    8. Alice Louise Esther Margot Huntington-Whiteley (1961)
    9. Beatrice Helena Victoria Irene Huntington-Whiteley (1962)
    10. Richard Darrel Berger (1962)
    11. Victor Dean Berger (1964)
    12. Leopold Maurice Huntington-Whiteley (1965)
    13. Samuel Clinton Berger  (1965)
    14. Wesley Berger (1967) 
    15. David Charles (Berger) Cook (1968)
    16. Joi Cook (1981)
  32. She is the 1st cousin 2x removed to:
    1. Count Henrik Michael Frederik of Castell-Rüdenhausen (1982)
    2. Tristan Lee Berger (1984)
    3. Nicole Calma Berger(1984)
    4. Richard Jonathan Ross Wheeler Berger (1985)
    5. Mary Katherine Berger (1985)
    6. Patrick Martin Conradin Rappu (1987)
    7. Henry Alexander Sewell (1988)
    8. Richard Valdemar Rappu (1989)
    9. Benjamin Leopold Sewell (1990)
    10. Fredrik Carl Anton Rappu (1990)
    11. Frederick Francis Thomas Augustus Grant (1999)
    12. Lenz Galambos (1999)
    13. Countess Sarah Carolina Victoria of Castell-Rüdenhausen (1999)
    14. Ludovic William Hubertus Miles Grant (2002)
    15. Rachel Kathryn Faye Berger (2000)
    16. Riley Emily Erin Berger (2001)
    17. Maximilian Elias Berger(2001) 
    18. Count Markus Wilhelm Friedrich of Castell-Rüdenhausen (2004)
    19. He is a first cousin 3x removed to:
    20. Fritz Berger (2008)
    21. Zane Berger (2010)
 

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