Eugénie, prinsessa av Sverige

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Eugenie Charlotta Augusta Amalia Albertina Bernadotte, Prinsessa av Sverige

Birthplace: Sverige
Death: Died in Sverige
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Oskar I Kung av Sverige and Josephine of Leuchtenberg
Sister of Kung Karl XV; Prins Gustaf; Oscar II, King of Sweden and Norway and Hertig August av Dalarna, Sveriges och Norges arvfurste
Half sister of Oscaria Lowenhielm; Hjalmar Högquist and Max Högquist

Occupation: Prinsessa i Sverige och Norge
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About Eugénie, prinsessa av Sverige

Eugénie was born to King Oscar I of Sweden and Josephine of Leuchtenberg. She had weak health from birth, and it was therefore decided early that she should not marry. She did accompany her brother Charles to Prussia in 1846 with the thought that she might be presented there as a prospective bride, but no serious negotiations were ever made.

She said that this gave her the opportunity to live an independent life. When unmarried adult women in Sweden were granted legal majority in 1858 (initially only if they applied for it), she became perhaps the first woman in Sweden to request, and be granted, legal independence.

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Eugénie, prinsessa av Sverige's Timeline

April 24, 1830
April 23, 1889
Age 58