Sophia o Nassau (Sophia Wilhelmine Marianne Henriette; 9 Julie 1836 – 30 December 1913) was Queen consort o Swaden an Norawa as wife o King Oscar II. She was Queen o Swaden for 35 years, longer than anyone before her, an the longest-serving queen until 2011, when she wis surpassed bi Queen Silvia. She is also the maist recent woman tae have been officially Dowager Queen o Swaden. Her great-grandsons are King Harald V o Norawa an the former King Albert II o Belgium; her great-great-grandchildren are Queen Margrethe II o Denmark, King Carl XVI Gustaf o Swaden, King Philippe o Belgium, Queen Anne Marie o Greece an Henri, Grand Duke o Luxembourg. Though she wis born "Sophia" she wis kent as "Sofia" in Swaden.

Sofia o Nassau
Sofia of Nassau, Queen of Sweden.jpg
Queen consort o Swaden
Tenur18 September 1872 – 8 December 1907
Queen consort o Norawa
Tenur18 September 1872 – 26 October 1905
Born9 Julie 1836(1836-07-09)
Biebrich Palace, Hesse
Dee'd30 December 1913(1913-12-30) (aged 77)
Stockholm Pailace, Sweden
BuirialRiddarholmen Kirk
SpouseOscar II o Swaden (m. 1857; d. 1907)
IssueGustaf V o Swaden
Prince Oscar Bernadotte
Prince Carl, Duke o Västergötland
Prince Eugén, Duke o Närke
HooseNassau-Weilburg
FaitherWilhelm, Duke o Nassau
MitherPrincess Pauline o Württemberg
ReleegionLutheranism
Greater coat of arms of Queen Sophie of Sweden2.svg

IssueEedit

  1. King Gustaf V o Swaden (1858–1950)
  2. Prince Oscar, Duke o Gotland, later Coont Oscar Bernadotte af Wisborg (1859–1953)
  3. Prince Carl, Duke o Västergötland (1861–1951)
  4. Prince Eugén, Duke o Närke (1865–1947)

Teetles an stylesEedit

  • 9 Julie 1836 - 6 Juin 1857 Her Ducal Serene Highness Princess Sophia o Nassau-Weilburg.
  • 6 Juin 1857 - 18 September 1872 Her Ryal Highness The Duchess o Östergötland.
  • 18 September 1872 – 8 December 1907 Her Majesty The Queen o Swaden.