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Swedish Princess Lilian Davies Died At the Age of 97 Years

Mar 11, 2013 11:15 IST

Swedish Princess Lilian DaviesSwedish Princess Lilian Davies died in Stockholm on 10 March 2013. She was aged 97 years. Swedish Princess Lilian was married to Prince Bertil.

The Swedish Princess Lilian Davies was born in Swansea, Wales in August 1915 in a working class family. The cause of her death is unknown, but she suffered from Alzheimer's disease.

Lilian Davies became the princess of Sweden in 1976 as well as the duchess of the southern province of Halland at Drottningholm Palace Chapel in Stockholm.

About Swedish Princess Lilian Davies

• Swedish Princess Lilian Davies was actually a Welsh-born fashion model who married Swedish Prince Bertil.
• She was honoured with the Swedish title- Member (Female Knight) of the Order of the Seraphim.
• Apart from the Swedish honour, she was also honoured with Knight of the Order of the Elephant, the Denmark honour; Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Falcon, the Iceland honour; Grand Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany; Grand Cordon of the Order of the Star of Jordan, Recipient 2nd Class of the Order of the Three Stars, the Latvia honour; Commander's Grand Cross of the Order of the Lithuanian Grand Duke Gediminas as well as the Grand Cross of the Royal Norwegian Order of St. Olav honour.

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