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SIGVARD BERNADOTTE FOR ROSTI - DENMARK
found these out thrifting today , the same place ive the cocoktail set . very cheap for the set $7.00 , designed by SIGVARD BERNADOTTE for ROSTI DENMARK . these are vintage from what i was reading online tonight and still my day hasnt ended yet have things to catch up tonight :)
Sigvard Bernadotte, 1944
Knight of the Order of the Elephant
Sigvard Oscar Fredrik Bernadotte , Count of Wisborg ( 7 June 1907 - 4 February 2002 ) was born Prince of Sweden and designer. He was the son of King Gustav VI Adolf and his wife Margareta of Connaught . He lost his princely title when he in 1934 married the non-royal German Erica Patzek. He assumed the Swedish royal family's name Bernadotte as a surname . His father's grand cousin Grand Duchess Charlotte of Luxembourg appointed him in 1951 to the Count of Wisborg .
As a designer he stood among other behind Margrethe bowl , which is named after his niece, Princess Margaret , now Queen of Denmark. He received the Order of the Elephant in 1952 .
[ edit ] Marriages
In 1934-1943 was Sigvard Bernadotte married Erika Maria Regina Rosalie Patzek (born 1911).
In 1943-1961 he was married to the Danish-born Sonja Christensen Robbert (1909 - 2004), daughter of Robert Alexander Christensen Robbert and Ebba Elisabeth Svenson. Sonja Bernadotte was Countess of Wisborg from 1951 to 1961. Their son Michael Bernadotte, Count of Wisborg, was born in Copenhagen in 1944.
In 1961-2002 he was married to actress Marianne Lindberg (born in Helsingborg in 1924).
[ edit ] Titles
1907-1944: His Royal Highness Prince Sigvard, Sweden Hereditary Prince, Duke of Uppland
1934-1951: Mr. Sigvard Bernadotte
1951-2002: Sigvard Bernadotte, Count of Wisborg (belonged to the non-introduced nobility )
From 1983 he called again for the prince. King Carl 16th Gustav of Sweden would not recognize it, and Sigvard Bernadotte complained to the European Court of Human Rights . Two years after Sigvard Bernadotte's death gave the court the king dismissed.
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