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Oscar II, King of Sweden





Reign

King of Sweden
September 18, 1872 - December 8, 1907  (35 years) (43-78)
Preceded by Charles XV of Sweden
Succeeded by Gustaf V of Sweden


King of Norway
September 18, 1872 - October 26, 1905  (33 years) (43-76)
Preceded by Charles XV of Sweden
Succeeded by Haakon VII of Norway


Life Data

Full Name Oscar Fredrik
House Bernadotte
Birth

January 21, 1829

Stockholm, Sweden

Death

December 8, 1907  (78 years)

Stockholm, Sweden


Parents

Oscar I, King of Sweden
Birth July 4, 1799
Father Charles XIV John, King of Sweden  (1763-1844)
Mother Désirée Clary  (1777-1860)
Death July 8, 1859  (60 years)


Josephine, Princess of Leuchtenberg
Birth March 14, 1807
Father Eugène de Beauharnais, Duke of Leuchtenberg  (1781-1824)
Mother Augusta, Princess of Bavaria  (1788-1851)
Death June 7, 1876  (69 years)


Siblings

Number Name Marriages Children
1. Charles XV, King of Sweden

(1826-72) (46 years)

Louise, Princess of the Netherlands

(1828-71, m.1850)

1 son, 1 daughter
2. Gustaf, Duke of Uppland

(1827-52) (25 years)

N/A N/A
3. Eugénie, Princess of Sweden

(1830-89) (59 years)

N/A N/A
4. August, Duke of Dalarna

(1831-73) (42 years)

Therese, Princess of Saxe-Altenburg

(1836-1914, m.1864)

N/A

Paternal Grandparents

Charles XIV John, King of Sweden
Birth January 26, 1763
Father Jean Henri Bernadotte  (1711-80)
Mother Jeanne de Saint-Jean  (1728-1809)
Death March 8, 1844  (81 years)
Désirée Clary
Birth November 8, 1777
Father François Clary  (1725-94)
Mother Françoise Rose Somis  (1737-1815)
Death December 17, 1860  (83 years)


Maternal Grandparents

Eugène de Beauharnais, Duke of Leuchtenberg
Birth September 3, 1781
Father Alexandre, Viscount de Beauharnais  (1760-94)
Mother Joséphine, Lady Tascher de La Pagerie  (1763-1814)
Death February 21, 1824  (42 years)
Augusta, Princess of Bavaria
Birth June 21, 1788
Father Maximilian I Joseph, King of Bavaria  (1756-1825)
Mother Augusta Wilhelmine, Princess of Hesse-Darmstadt  (1765-96)
Death May 13, 1851  (62 years)


Wife: Sophia, Princess of Nassau

Birth July 9, 1836
Father William, Duke of Nassau  (1792-1839)
Mother Pauline, Princess of Württemberg  (1810-56)
Death December 30, 1913  (77 years)
Marriage
June 6, 1857 - December 8, 1907  (50 years, died)


Child 1: Gustaf V, King of Sweden

Full Name Oscar Gustaf Adolf
Birth June 16, 1858
Death October 29, 1950 (92 years)


Marriage
Wife Victoria, Princess of Baden (1862-1930)
Wife's Parents Frederick I, Grand Duke of Baden (1826-1907)

Louise, Princess of Prussia (1838-1923)

Marriage September 20, 1881 - April 4, 1930 (48 years, widowed)


Children
Number Name Marriages Children
1. Gustaf VI Adolf, King of Sweden

(1882-1973) (91 years)

Margaret, Princess of Connaught (1882-1920, m.1905)

Louise, Lady Mountbatten (1889-1965, m.1923)

4 sons, 1 daughter
2. Wilhelm, Duke of Södermanland

(1884-1965) (81 years)

Maria Pavlovna, Grand Duchess of Russia

(1890-1958, m.1908 d.1914)

1 son
3. Erik, Duke of Västmanland

(1889-1918) (29 years)

N/A N/A


Child 2: Oscar, Prince Bernadotte of Wisborg

Full Name Oscar Carl August
Birth November 15, 1859
Death October 4, 1953 (93 years)


Marriage
Wife Ebba, Lady Munck af Fulkila (1858-1946)
Wife's Parents Carl Jacob, Lord Munck af Fulkila (1808-82)

Henrica, Baroness Cederström (1819-1912)

Marriage March 15, 1888 - October 16, 1946 (58 years, widowed)


Children
Number Name Marriages Children
1. Maria, Countess Bernadotte of Wisborg

(1889-1974) (85 years)

N/A N/A
2. Carl, Count Bernadotte of Wisborg

(1890-1977) (87 years)

Marianne, Countess de Geer af Leufsta (1893-1978, m.1915 d.1935)

Gerty Börjesson (1910-2004, m.1937)

3 sons, 2 daughters
3. Sofia, Countess Bernadotte of Wisborg

(1892-1936) (44 years)

Carl Fleetwood

(1885-1966, m.1918)

N/A
4. Elsa, Countess Bernadotte of Wisborg

(1893-1996) (103 years)

Carl Cedergren

(1891-1971, m.1929)

N/A
5. Folke, Count Bernadotte of Wisborg

(1895-1948) (53 years)

Estelle Manville

(1904-84, m.1928)

4 sons


Child 3: Carl, Duke of Västergötland

Full Name Oscar Carl Wilhelm
Birth February 27, 1861
Death October 24, 1951 (90 years)


Marriage
Wife Ingeborg, Princess of Denmark (1878-1958)
Wife's Parents Frederick VIII, King of Denmark (1843-1912)

Louise, Princess of Sweden (1851-1926)

Marriage August 27, 1897 - October 24, 1951 (54 years, died)


Children
Number Name Marriages Children
1. Margaretha, Princess of Sweden

(1899-1977) (78 years)

Axel, Prince of Denmark

(1888-1964, m.1919)

2 sons
2. Märtha, Princess of Sweden

(1901-54) (53 years)

Olav V, King of Norway

(1903-91, m.1929)

1 son, 2 daughters
3. Astrid, Princess of Sweden

(1905-35) (30 years)

Leopold III, King of Belgium

(1901-83, m.1926)

2 sons, 1 daughter
4. Carl, Prince Bernadotte of Wisborg

(1911-2003) (92 years)

Elsa, Countess von Rosen (1904-91, m.1937 d.1951)

Ann Margareta Larsson (1921-75, m.1954 d.1961)

Kristine Rivelsrud (1932-2014, m.1978)

1 daughter


Child 4: Eugen, Duke of Närke

Full Name Eugen Napoleon Nicolaus
Birth August 1, 1865
Death August 17, 1947 (82 years)
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