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Princess Christina of Sweden - Daisy

Princess Christina of Sweden - Daisy
Princess Christina of Sweden never met her grandmother. Crown Princess Margareta, Gustaf VI Adolf's first wife died at the age of 38, exactly 100 years ago. She was pregnant with her sixth child. Not only did she leave her family in a paralyzing mourning, all of Sweden was extremely sad and inconsolable. Why was it so quiet after her death? Princess Christina searched for answers in the private archives. She went through letters, photo albums and documents and traveled to Denmark to find out more about her cousin Queen Margrethe in Denmark. In the book "She Was Called Daisy" the talented British princess (Princess Margaret of Connaught) comes to life, she was versatile and an open personality, she fell in love with a Swedish prince in Cairo, When she died ”the ray of sunshine at Stockholm Palace has gone out”. Through her search, Princess Christina finally gets to know her grandmother Daisy. In the book she writes about her foresight and warm interest and dedication to people, even far beyond her own circle, and talks about her artistic talent and great interest in gardening. But she also paints an in-depth picture of her grandfather, Gustaf VI Adolf. How he was, as a young man in love and later in his new role as crown prince. In a conversation with her cousins, Queen Margrethe and Princess Benedict of Denmark, the images clarifies even more and this richly illustrated book completes the image of Daisy. Hardcover, 233 pages, in Swedish, fully illustrated.
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