Martha of Sweden (1901–1954)

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Martha of Sweden (1901–1954)

Crown princess of Norway . Name variations: Crown Princess Martha or Märtha; Martha Bernadotte. Born Martha Sophia Louise Dagmar Thyra on March 28, 1901, in Stockholm, Sweden; died on April 5, 1954, in Oslo, Norway; daughter of Charles of Sweden (1861–1951) and Ingeborg of Denmark (1878–1958); sister of Astrid of Sweden (1905–1935, queen of the Belgians); married Olav V, king of Norway (r. 1957–1991, and son of Haakon VII), on March 21, 1929; children: Ragnhild Oldenburg (b. 1930); Astrid Oldenburg (b. 1932); Harold or Harald V, king of Norway (b. 1937, r. 1991—).

Crown Princess Martha of Sweden died three years before her husband was crowned Olav V, king of Norway, in 1957.

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