Eugen, Duke of Närke

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Eugen, Duke of Närke Gender: M
Eugen Napoleon Nicolaus
born on 1 August 1865 at 15:55 (= 3:55 PM )
Place Stockholm, Sweden, 59n20, 18e03
Timezone LMT m18e03 (is local mean time)
Data source
News report
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 09°17' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 29°30 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 01°52'

Duke of Närke Eugen (1910)


Swedish painter, art collector and patron of artists, who became one of his era's most prominent landscape painters.

Prince Eugen was born at Drottningholm Palace as the fourth and youngest son of Prince Oscar, Duke of Östergötland. His mother was Sophia of Nassau. The newborn prince was granted the title of Duke of Närke.

Prince Eugene never married. There are authors who believe that he was gay. He died at 10:25 AM on 17 August 1947, aged 82, in Waldemarsudde, Stockholm.

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  • Death, Cause unspecified 17 August 1947 at 10:25 AM in Stockholm (Age 82)
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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes from Swedish newspaper, Dagens Nyheter, 3 August 1865, page 1: "Hertiginnans af Östergötland nedkomat intråffade kl. 3,55 i tisdags eftermiddag på Drottningholms slott." (Translation: The Duchess of Östergötland gave birth at 3:55 o'clock on Tuesday afternoon at Drottningholm Castle).

Previously this entry had 4 PM: Scholfield forwarded news report from German newspaper, "Hamburger Nachrichten," 5 August 1865, p. 2: "Stockholm, ten 2ten August. Nach der officiellen „Posttidning" ist die Herzogin von Ostgothland. Prinzessin Sophie, gestern, Dienstag, Nachmittag um 4 Uhr, auf dem Schlosse Drottningholm von einem Prinzen glücklich entbunden worden." (Stockholm, 2 August. According to the official "Posttidning," the Duchess of Ostgothland, Princess Sophie, was happily delivered of a prince at Drottningholm Castle yesterday, Tuesday, in the afternoon at four o'clock).


  • Family : Relationship : Married late/never (Never, maybe gay)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids none
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Other Financial (Patron of artists)
  • Lifestyle : Social Life : Collector (Art)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 82)
  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist (Painter)
  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Bernadotte, Sweden)