It is with great regret to announce that Her Royal Highness Princess Lilian of Sweden, The Duchess of Halland has passed away on Sunday, March 10, 2013, at her home in Stockholm. She was 97 years old.
Per the Swedish royal court:
“Born on August 30, 1915, in Wales, Princess Lilian was married to His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden’s uncle, His Royal Highness Prince Bertil of Sweden, on December 7, 1976 at the Drottningholm Palace Chapel. Prince Bertil died on 5 January 1997.
Princess Lilian fulfilled a number of duties that were previously the responsibility of Prince Bertil, particularly in the field of sport.”
A photo gallery of the life of the beautiful Princess Lilian.