Prince Carl Oscar, Duke of Södermanland

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Prince Carl Oscar
Duke of Södermanland
Engraving of Carl Oscar
Born (1852-12-14)14 December 1852
Stockholm Palace, Stockholm, Sweden
Died (1854-03-13)13 March 1854 (1 year 2 months)
Stockholm Palace, Stockholm, Sweden
Full name
Carl Oscar Vilhelm Fredrik
House Bernadotte
Father King Charles XV & IV
Mother Princess Louise of the Netherlands

Prince Carl Oscar of Sweden, Duke of Södermanland (Carl Oscar Vilhelm Frederik; 14 December 1852 – 13 March 1854) was a prince of Sweden and Norway.

Biography[edit]

Born in Stockholm, Carl Oscar was the only son and younger child in the marriage of Crown Prince Charles (later King Charles XV and IV) of the United Kingdoms of Sweden and Norway (1826–1872) and Princess Louise of the Netherlands (1828–1871). He had one elder sibling, Louise of Sweden who would become Queen of Denmark.

In February 1854 the young prince suffered from the measles, and was prescribed a cold bath. This led to pneumonia, and the prince died when he was little over a year old. He is interred in Riddarholmskyrkan in Stockholm.

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Ancestry[edit]

Prince Carl Oscar, Duke of Södermanland
Born: 14 December 1852 Died: 13 March 1854
Swedish royalty
Preceded by
Prince Oscar, later King Oscar I
Duke of Södermanland Succeeded by
Vilhelm, Duke of Södermanland