Astrid of Sweden

1905 - 1935

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Princess Astrid of Sweden (17 November 1905 – 29 August 1935) was the Queen of the Belgians as the first wife of King Leopold III. Originally a princess of Sweden of the House of Bernadotte, Astrid became the Duchess of Brabant after her marriage to Leopold in November 1926. She became queen of the Belgians on 23 February 1934 until her death. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Astrid of Sweden has received more than 693,934 page views. Her biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Astrid of Sweden is the 71st most popular companion (down from 65th in 2019), the 46th most popular biography from Sweden (up from 47th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Swedish Companion.

Astrid of Sweden is most famous for being the queen consort of King Olaf II of Norway and mother of King Harald III of Norway.

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Among companions, Astrid of Sweden ranks 71 out of 687Before her are Maria Feodorovna, Katharina von Bora, Poppaea Sabina, Désirée Clary, Sepp Dietrich, and Elisabeth of Austria, Queen of France. After her are Mary Tudor, Queen of France, Zayd ibn Harithah, Tiye, Margaret Tudor, Isabella of Aragon, Queen of Portugal, and Abbas ibn Abd al-Muttalib.

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Among people born in 1905, Astrid of Sweden ranks 13Before her are Greta Garbo, Henry Fonda, Elias Canetti, Viktor Frankl, Dag Hammarskjöld, and Faustina Kowalska. After her are Mikhail Sholokhov, Carl David Anderson, Felix Bloch, Vasily Grossman, Arthur Koestler, and Raymond Cattell. Among people deceased in 1935, Astrid of Sweden ranks 11Before her are Paul Signac, Emmy Noether, Alban Berg, Józef Piłsudski, Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, and Arthur Henderson. After her are Auguste Escoffier, André Citroën, Carlos Gardel, Charles Richet, Henri Barbusse, and Paul Dukas.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Astrid of Sweden ranks 46 out of 1,296Before her are Raoul Wallenberg (1912), Charles XV of Sweden (1826), Charles XI of Sweden (1655), Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten (1906), Pär Lagerkvist (1891), and Princess Märtha of Sweden (1901). After her are Agnetha Fältskog (1950), Anita Ekberg (1931), Henning Mankell (1948), Eric XIV of Sweden (1533), Folke Bernadotte (1895), and Axel von Fersen the Younger (1755).

Among COMPANIONS In Sweden

Among companions born in Sweden, Astrid of Sweden ranks 2Before her are Ingrid of Sweden (1910). After her are Louise of Sweden (1851), Margaret Leijonhufvud (1516), Karin Månsdotter (1550), Gunilla Bielke (1568), Catherine Stenbock (1535), Ingeborg Magnusdotter of Sweden (1277), and Princess Sofia, Duchess of Värmland (1984).