Princess Amalia of Sweden

Princess Amalia of Sweden (Amalia Maria Charlotta; 22 February 1805 – 31 August 1853) was a Swedish princess, daughter of King Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden and Frederica of Baden.

Princess Amalia
Amalia of Sweden c 1840 by Josef Kriehuber.jpg
Princess Amalia Maria Charlotta of Sweden
Born(1805-02-22)22 February 1805
Stockholm
Died31 August 1853(1853-08-31) (aged 48)
Oldenburg
Names
Amalia Maria Charlotta
HouseHolstein-Gottorp
FatherGustav IV Adolf of Sweden
MotherFrederica of Baden

LifeEdit

Amalia was born in Stockholm and raised under the supervision of the royal governess Charlotte Stierneld. Amalia left Sweden with her family upon her father's deposition after the Coup of 1809 and was raised in her mother's native country of Baden.

She was interested in music and was a friend of Jenny Lind.[1] She was afflicted with rickets and died unmarried and childless in Oldenburg.[2]

AncestryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ulf Sundberg (2004). Kungliga släktband. p. 187. ISBN 91-85057-48-7.
  2. ^ Amalia Charlotta i Wilhelmina Stålberg (1864). Anteckningar om svenska qvinnor.