Marianne Bernadotte

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Gullan Marianne, Princess Bernadotte, Countess of Wisborg (née Lindberg, later Tchang; born 15 July 1924), also known as Princess Marianne Bernadotte, is a Swedish actress, fashion icon and philanthropist who in 1961 married Sigvard Bernadotte, the second son of Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden. Since the death of Gunnila Bernadotte in 2016, she is the last surviving aunt of King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, and Queen Anne-Marie of Greece. She is officially included in the Swedish royal family, and on 23 January 2022 she surpassed her late sister-in-law Princess Lilian, Duchess of Halland as the longest-living member on record of the royal family with the age of 97 years and 192 days.

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Marianne Bernadotte
Princess Bernadotte, Countess of Wisborg
Bernadotte at the 2016 AGM of the Prince & Princess Bernadotte Friendship Society
BornGullan Marianne Lindberg
(1924-07-15) 15 July 1924 (age 98)
Helsingborg, Sweden
Gabriel Tchang
(m. 1947; div. 1957)

(m. 1961; died 2002)
IssueRobert Tchang
Richard Tchang
Marie Tchang
FatherHelge Lindberg
MotherThyra Dahlman
Bernadotte meets up in 2015 with her old colleague Gunvor Pontén from Stockholm's Royal Dramatic Theatre

Bernadotte has been noted for her work supporting causes such as dyslexia, physical disabilities, and children's eye care and as a patron of the arts. She has been awarded two honorary doctorates.