Princess Lilian Bernadotte

 

 

Age: 97

 

Summary: Welsh-born model and actress who in 1943 met and began a lifelong romance with Prince Bertil of Sweden (d. 1997) as a divorced commoner at the time and whose relationship with Bertil was seen as a threat to the Bernadotte dynasty, in which the couple kept their love unofficial for decades and were both in their 60s when they finally received King Carl XVI Gustaf's blessing to marry in 1976.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from Alzheimer's disease

 

Born: August 30, 1915

 

Died: March 10, 2013

 

Location: Stockholm, Sweden