Bertil, Prince of Sweden

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Bertil, Prince of Sweden Gender: M
Bertil Gustaf Oskar Carl Eugén
born on 28 February 1912 at 05:30 (= 05:30 AM )
Place Stockholm, Sweden, 59n20, 18e03
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
News report
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 08°15' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 09°39 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 16°44'

Prince of Sweden Bertil


Swedish royal prince, the third son of King Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden and his first wife, Princess Margaret of Connaught. He was a paternal uncle of King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden and a maternal uncle of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark and Queen Anne-Marie of Greece through his sister, the late Queen Ingrid of Denmark (née Princess Ingrid of Sweden).

Prince Bertil became a naval officer and during the Second World War he served as Swedish naval attaché at the embassy in London.

On 7 December 1976, Bertil married his longterm partner, Welsh commoner Lilian Craig. They had no children.

He died on 5 January 1997, aged 84.

Link to Wikipedia biography



Source Notes

Sy Scholfield cites official bulletin quoted in "Birth of a Swedish Prince," Times [London], 29 Feb. 1912, p. 8: "Stockholm, Feb. 28. The Crown Princess of Sweden gave birth to a son at 5.30 this morning."


  • Vocation : Military : Military service (Naval officer)
  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Bernadotte)