Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all of Swedens in:
 • Roskilde Cathedral
 • Roskilde
 • Roskilde Kommune
 • Sjślland
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Ingrid of Sweden
Original name: Ingrid Ingrid Victoria Sofia Louise Margareta of Sweden
Birth: Mar. 28, 1910
Stockholms kommun
Stockholms lšn, Sweden
Death: Nov. 7, 2000
Sjślland, Denmark

Queen of Denmark.†She was born a†Bernadotte†princess of Sweden, and her parents were King Gustav VI Adolf†and Crown Princess Margareta, an English princess (Wettin-Windsor Dynasty). As Princess of Sweden she devoted herself mainly to humanitarian and philanthropic endeavors, especially concerned with the blind and the deaf. Married in 1935 to Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark,†later King Frederik IX, she gave birth to 3 daughters: Queen Regnant Margrethe II of Denmark, Princess Benedikte of†Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg and Ex-Queen Anne-Marie of Greece, clearing the way for female succession to be introduced in Denmark. She brought her interest in social services with her there. During WW2, as†Nazi Germany overran of their country, the Crown Prince and Princess, like her father-in-law the king, were widely respected for staying in†the country†and showing careful doses of contempt toward the†unwelcome occupation forces. Her husband was exceedingly popular among the Danes and Queen Ingrid too†was to become dearly beloved by the people of Denmark and† by her family.† (bio by: Benny Chordt Hansen) 
Family links: 
   Gustaf VI Adolf (1882 - 1973)
   Margareta (1882 - 1920)
  Frederik IX of Denmark (1899 - 1972)*
   Gustaf Adolf of Sweden (1906 - 1947)*
   Sigvard of Sweden (1907 - 2002)*
  Ingrid of Sweden (1910 - 2000)
   Bertil of Sweden (1912 - 1997)*
   Carl Johan of Sweden (1916 - 2012)*
*Calculated relationship
Roskilde Cathedral
Roskilde Kommune
Sjślland, Denmark
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Benny Chordt Hansen
Record added: Sep 05, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9422843
Ingrid of Sweden
Added by: Marianne
Ingrid of Sweden
Added by: Lucy & Chris
Ingrid of Sweden
Added by: Benny Chordt Hansen
There are 2 more photos not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

- Beate
 Added: Jun. 12, 2016

- R I P
 Added: Jun. 10, 2016

- Beate
 Added: Jan. 15, 2016
There are 162 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
Do you have a photo to add? Click here
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (4.1 after 53 votes)

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service