Death of Princess Lilian

August 30, 1915 - March 10, 2013
Stockholm, Sweden | Age 97

Princess whose forbidden love gripped Sweden dies
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KARL RITTER, The Associated Press

STOCKHOLM (AP) — She was one of the better kept secrets of Sweden's royal household: a commoner and divorcee whose relationship with Prince Bertil was seen as a threat to the Bernadotte dynasty.

In a touching royal romance, Welsh-born Princess Lilian and her Bertil kept their love unofficial for decades and were both in their 60s when they finally received the king's blessing to get married.

Lilian died in her Stockholm home on...

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