Genealogy of the Royal Family of Sweden

Genealogy of the Royal Family of Sweden1

Carl Johan Bernadotte Count af Wisborg and his adopted children


Count Carl Johan Bernadotte af Wisborg with his wife Countess Gunnila Wachtmeister af JohannishusHRH Carl Johan Arthur Prince of Sweden, Duke of Dalarna
(Since February 22nd, 1946:) Carl Johan Arthur Bernadotte
(Since July 2nd, 1951:) Carl Johan Arthur Bernadotte Count af Wisborg
* Royal Palace, Stockholm, October 31st, 1916
Created Count af Wisborg by HRH Grand Duchess Charlotte of Luxembourg, July 2nd, 1951

Married:

  1. (without consent) Riverside Church, New York City, New York, February 19th, 1946:
    Elin Kerstin Margaretha Wijkmark
    * Stockholm, March 4th, 1910
    † Kungsberga near Båstad, September 11th, 1987
  2. Gustafskyrkan, Copenhagen, September 29th, 1988:
    Gunnila Märta Louise Countess Wachtmeister af Johannishus
    * Äg Lund, May 12th, 1923

Adopted children:

  1. Monica Kristina Margaretha Bernadotte
    * Salzburg, March 5th, 1948
    (Adopted in 1951)

    Married:

    Stockholm, January 16th, 1976:
    Johan Count Bonde af Björnö
    * Göteborg, May 5th, 1950
    (Divorced: January 17th, 1997)

    Children from this marriage:

    1. Ebba Countess Bonde af Björnö
      * Stockholm, October 20th, 1980
    2. Marianne Countess Bonde af Björnö
      * Stockholm, September 29th, 1982
    3. Carl Johan Count Bonde af Björnö
      * Stockholm, April 14th, 1984
  2. Christian Carl Henning Bernadotte
    * Stockholm, December 3rd, 1949
    (Adopted in 1950)

    Married:

    Zurich, September 13th, 1980:
    Marianne Jenny
    * Zurich, January 31st, 1958

    Children from this marriage:

    1. Christina Bernadotte
      * Cleveland, Ohio, May 28th, 1983
    2. Richard Bernadotte
      * Cleveland, Ohio, June 8th, 1985
    3. Philip Bernadotte
      * Atlanta, Georgia, May 18th, 1988

Footnotes:

  1. Source: Queen Victoria's Descendants by Marlene A. Eilers. With special thanks to Eva Åström, Hein Bruins, Brigitte Gastel Lloyd, Netty Leistra and Robert Warholm.

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Last updated: July 15th, 2002.