Princess Désirée, Baroness Silfverschiöld
|Birthname||Désirée Elisabeth Sibylla|
|born on||2 June 1938 at 19:50 (= 7:50 PM )|
|Place||Solna, Sweden, 59n22, 18e01|
|Timezone||MET h1e (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||11°34' 10°09 Asc. 03°13'|
Swedish royalty, the third child of Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten, and Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, and granddaughter of King Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden. Her brother is King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden.
Princess Désirée married Baron Nils-August Otto Carl Niclas Silfverschiöld on 5 June 1964 in Storkyrkan in Stockholm. As a result of her non-royal marriage, she lost her style of Royal Highness, by the King was given the courtesy Princess Désirée, Baroness Silfverschiöld. Under the Swedish constitution of that time, she, as a woman, and her descendants were not eligible to inherit the throne. Thus they still are not.
Princess Désirée, Baroness Silfverschiöld's marriage has produced three children and four grandchildren.
- child->parent relationship with Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten (born 22 April 1906)
- child->parent relationship with Sibylla, Princess of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (born 18 January 1908)
- sibling relationship with Carl XVI Gustaf, King of Sweden (born 30 April 1946)
Sy Scholfield quotes from Riksdagens protokoll vid lagtima riksmötet (Isaac Marcus, 1938), p. 1: "Höghet Hertiginnan av Västerbotten den 2 juni 1938 klockan 19.50 lyckligen blivit förlöst med en prinsessa, som kommer att i det heliga dopet erhålla namnen Desirée Elisabeth Sibylla och kallas Desirée."
Translation: Her Highness the Duchess of Västerbotten, on 2 June 1938 at 19:50 was happily delivered of a princess, who in Holy Baptism was given the names Desiree Elisabeth Sibylla, called Desiree.
Birth news: "Swedish Princess Has Daughter," New York Times, 3 June 1938, p 3: "June 2 ... tonight gave birth at Haga Castle to a daughter." Same in "COURT & PERSONAL: QUEEN MARY," Manchester Guardian, 4 June 1938, p. 12: "Princess born on Thursday night to Princess Sibylla."
- Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Bernadotte, Sweden)