Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden

New Karolinska Solna hospital

Crown Princess Victoria in 2010, photo by Tiberiu Stan/

Birth Name: Victoria Ingrid Alice Désirée

Place of Birth: Karolinska University Hospital, Solna, Sweden

Date of Birth: 14 July, 1977

Ethnicity: European Royal, German, Portuguese-Brazilian, small amounts of French, Danish, and Spanish, and even smaller amounts of Swedish, Italian, Polish, Russian, Czech, Norwegian, Belgian Flemish, and Tupiniquim [Indigenous Brazilian], likely remote Sephardi Jewish

Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden, Duchess of Västergötland, is a Swedish royal. She is the heir apparent to the throne. She is the daughter of Carl XVI Gustaf, who has been King of Sweden, since 15 September, 1973, and Queen Silvia of Sweden (born Silvia Renate Sommerlath). Victoria is married to Prince Daniel, Duke of Västergötland, with whom she has two children.

Princess Victoria’s father was born at Haga Palace, Solna, Sweden. He has European Royal, small amounts of French, Danish, and German, and even smaller amounts of Swedish, Italian, Spanish, Polish, Russian, Czech, and Norwegian, ancestry. Princess Victoria’s mother was born in Heidelberg, Nazi Germany (now Germany), and is of half German and half Brazilian [including Portuguese, some Spanish, remote Belgian and Tupiniquim/Indigenous, and likely remote Sephardi Jewish] descent.

Princess Victoria’s paternal grandfather was Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten (Gustaf Adolf Oscar Fredrik Arthur Edmund Joseph Bernadotte, the son of Gustaf VI Adolf Adolf Oscar Fredrik Wilhelm Olaf Bernadotte, and of Margareta Victoria Charlotte Augusta Norah). Princess Victoria’s grandfather Gustaf was born at Stockholm Palace, Stockholm, Sweden. Princess Victoria’s great-grandfather Gustaf VI Adolf was King of Sweden, from 29 October, 1950 to 15 September, 1973, and was the son of Gustaf V Bernadotte, who was King of Sweden, from 8 December, 1907 to 29 October, 1950, and of Sophie Marie Viktoria von Baden. Margareta was the daughter of Arthur William Patrick Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, and of Louise Margarete Alexandra Viktoria Agnes von Preußen.

Princess Victoria’s paternal grandmother was Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (Sibylla Calma Maria Alice Bathildis Feodora, the daughter of Carl Eduard Georg Albert Luitpold von Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha, and of Viktoria Adelheid Helene Luise Marie Frederike von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg). Princess Sibylla was born at Friedenstein Palace, Gotha, Duchy of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, German Empire. Carl was the son of Leopold George Duncan Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, and of Helena Frederica Augusta von Waldeck-Pyrmont. Princess Victoria’s great-grandmother Viktoria was the daughter of Friedrich Ferdinand Georg Christian Karl Wilhelm von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, and of Karoline Mathilde Victoria Friederike Augusta Maria von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg.

Princess Victoria’s maternal grandfather was Carl August Walther Sommerlath (the son of Louis Carl Moritz Sommerlath and Erna Sophie Christine Waldau). Princess Victoria’s grandfather Carl was born in Heidelberg, Grand Duchy of Baden, German Empire, and was a German businessperson. He was a member of the Nazi Party. Louis was the son of Carl Louis Ernst Heinrich August Philipp Sommerlath and Anna Lucie Tille. Erna was the daughter of Johann Friedrich Waldau and Sophie Marie Schmidt.

Princess Victoria’s maternal grandmother was Alice Sommerlath (born Alice Soares de Toledo, the daughter of Artur/Arthur Floriano de Toledo and Elisa Novaes Soares). Alice was born in São Manuel, São Paulo, Brazil. Artur was the son of Joaquim Floriano de Toledo and Maria Julia de Barros. Elisa was the daughter of Emiliano Baptista Soares and Joaquina Dias Novaes.

Sources: Genealogies of Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden –

Genealogies of Princess Victoria’s mother –

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