Louise (Battenberg) Bernadotte

Louise Alexandra Marie Irene (Battenberg) Bernadotte (1889 - 1965)

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Princess Louise Alexandra Marie Irene Bernadotte formerly Battenberg aka Mountbatten
Born in Schloss Heiligenberg, Seeheim-Jugenheim, Hesse, Germanymap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 3 Nov 1923 in Chapel Royal, St James's Palace, London, Englandmap
[children unknown]
Died in Saint Göran Hospital, Stockholm, Swedenmap
Profile last modified 13 Jan 2020 | Created 27 Jul 2016
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1889 jul 13 Louise Alexandra Marie Irène Battenberg born at Schloss Heiligenberg[1][2]. Her father was Ludvig von Battenberg and her mother Victoria of Hessen, one of Queen Victoria of England's granddaughters[3][4]. She was born at the castle in Heidelberg but was grown up in England[5].

Picture from Arkiv Digital of Hovförsamlingen AIIa:8 (1911-1925) Image 70 / page 2 (AID: v245056.b70.s2, NAD: SE/SSA/0007)
Picture from Arkiv Digital of Hovförsamlingen AIIa:8 (1911-1925)
Household records[1]

1921 nov 3 Louise married the crown prince Gustav Adolf of Sweden - his second marriage[3][4][5]. He had 5 children from his first marriage[1].

Marriage between Gustav VI Adolf and Louise Mountbatten
3 november 1923 in Chapel Royal i St. James's Palace in London.

1950 oct 30 after the death of king Gustav V, Louise became the queen of Sweden as her husband became the king of Sweden.[3]

The queen suffered from breast cancer and had several operations. In spite of this she followed her husband on his Eriksgata around the country.[3]

1965 mar 7 Louise passed away in 1965[3][4][6].



  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Hovförsamlingen AIIa:8 (1911-1925) Image 70 / page 2 (AID: v245056.b70.s2, NAD: SE/SSA/0007)
  2. Hovförsamlingen AIIa:9 (1926-1939) Image 60 / page 1 (AID: v245057.b60.s1, NAD: SE/SSA/0007)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Ohlmarks, Åke (1976) Alla Sveriges Drottningar Almqvist & Wiksell Förlag AB, Stockholm
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 SDB 1901-2013
    18890713-002 H K H Louise Alexandra Marie Iréne
    Kungliga Slottet
    Död 7/3 1965.
    Kyrkobokförd i Hovförsamlingen (icke terr.), Stockholms stad (Stockholms stad).
    Född 13/7 1889 i Storbritannien, England.
    Gift kvinna (3/11 1923).
    Födelseförsamling i källan: England
    Källor: DOR 65 / PA, DB
  5. 5.0 5.1 YouTube Drottning Louise Mountbatten - swedish
  6. Louise Original name: Louise Alexandra Marie Irene of Battenberg on Find A Grave: Memorial #9479309 retrieved 8 nov 2016

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Battenberg-29 and Mountbatten-12 appear to represent the same person because: Clear duplicate.
posted by Marc Whitaker

Louise is 21 degrees from Donald Howard, 11 degrees from Julia Howe and 14 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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