Wedding of Prince Axel of Denmark and Princess Margaretha of Sweden, 1919

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The Wedding of Prince Axel of Denmark and Princess Margaretha of Sweden at the Storkyrkan in Stockholm on this day in 1919. The couple, who were first cousins, had two sons, and it was said that they “were so much in love that they could not be left alone in a furnished room.” Princess Margaretha was the aunt of King Harald V of Norway, King Baudouin and King Albert II of Belgium, and Grand Duchess Joséphine Charlotte of Luxembourg and grandaunt of King Philippe of Belgium and Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg.

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