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Count Lennart Bernadotte of Wisborg

Swedish prince

Died when: 96 years 227 days (1159 months)
Star Sign: Taurus


Count Lennart Bernadotte of Wisborg

Lennart, Prince Bernadotte, Count of Wisborg (born Prince Lennart, Duke of Småland; 8 May 1909 – 21 December 2004) was a Swedish-German landscaper, filmmaker, photographer and was a grandson of King Gustaf V of Sweden.

He was also the eldest great-grandchild of King George I of Greece.He was born at the Royal Palace in Stockholm, to Prince Wilhelm, Duke of Södermanland, and Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia.

At birth Bernadotte was a Swedish prince and was titled Duke of Småland.In 1932, he married Karin Nissvandt, an unequal marriage, and thereafter ceased to be a Swedish dynast.

Thus, he was called Mr.Bernadotte as a result.Nineteen years after he lost his Swedish royal titles, he was given titles of nobility in Luxembourg.

He published two memoirs: Käre prins, godnatt (1977) and Mainau min medelpunkt (1995).

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