Louise of Sweden

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Louise of Sweden
Queen consort of Denmark
Tenure29 January 1906 – 14 May 1912
BornPrincess Lovisa of Sweden and Norway
(1851-10-31)31 October 1851
Stockholm Palace, Stockholm, Sweden
Died20 March 1926(1926-03-20) (aged 74)
Amalienborg Palace, Copenhagen, Denmark
Frederick VIII of Denmark
(m. 1869; died 1912)
IssueChristian X of Denmark
Haakon VII of Norway
Princess Louise
Prince Harald
Princess Ingeborg, Duchess of Västergötland
Princess Thyra
Prince Gustav
Princess Dagmar
Full name
Swedish: Lovisa Josefina Eugenia
English and Danish: Louise Josephine Eugenie
FatherCharles XV of Sweden
MotherLouise of the Netherlands

Louise of Sweden (Swedish: Lovisa Josefina Eugenia; 31 October 1851 – 20 March 1926) was Queen of Denmark from 1906 until 1912 as the spouse of King Frederick VIII.

Louise was daughter of King Charles XV of Sweden and Norway and Louise of the Netherlands. In 1869, she married the future King Frederick VIII of Denmark. Louise became queen of Denmark in 1906. Louise was the mother of both King Christian X of Denmark and King Haakon VII of Norway.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Louise, 1724–51 Frederik V's Dronning". Dansk biografisk Lexikon. Retrieved 1 November 2019.

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Louise of Sweden
Born: 31 October 1851 Died: 20 March 1926
Danish royalty
Title last held by
Louise of Hesse-Kassel
Queen consort of Denmark
Succeeded by
Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin