Prince Lennart Of Sweden Marries At A London Register Office. Prince Lennart of Sweden was married at the princes row register office, London, to Miss Karin Nissvandt, daughter of a Stockholm business man. He announced his royal rank and titles on his marriage and became plain Mr. Bernadotte. The wedding is in defiance of the ban placed upon it by the King of Sweden. Photo shows the bride and groom leaving the register office watched by a huge crowd.
Prince Wilhelm of Sweden and Norway – born on 17 June 1884 – was the second son of yesterday's royal du jour, King Gustav V. Wilhelm was married to Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia. They had one son, Prince Lennart. The marriage was unhappy. Maria later told people that her husband was a homosexual, though that is not known to be true. The couple divorced in 1914. Wilhelm had a relationship, which was not publicly known, with Jeanne de Tramcourt from that year until 1952.