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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Oscar II of Sweden
Prince Carl of Sweden and Norway, Oscar Carl Vilhelm, Duke of Westrogothia (February 27, 1861 - October 24, 1951), was the third son of King Oscar II of Sweden and Norway.
Prince Eugén Napoleon Nicolaus of Sweden and Norway, Duke of Närke (August 1, 1865 - August 17, 1947) was the youngest son of King Oscar II of Sweden and Norway.
Oscar II of Sweden, by Anders Zorn 1898 This image is in the public domain because its copyright has expired in the United States and those countries with a copyright term of life of the author plus 70 years or less.
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 In Honor of King Oscar II of Norway by Jørn K. Baltzersen
Moreover, Oscar I — the father of Oscar II — refused a Norwegian coronation when his queen was refused the same unofficially, probably due to her Catholic faith.
Oscar II was the only monarch to comply with the constitutional provision to stay some time in Norway each year.
Oscar II was a part of a regime that was supposed to be limited after monarchical absolutism had been allowed to blossom.
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  Oscar II of Sweden - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
King Oscar II of Sweden and Norway, Oscar Fredrik (January 21, 1829 - December 8, 1907) was the third son of King Oscar I of Sweden and Norway.
While the King and the Royal Court resided mostly in Sweden, Oscar made the effort of learning to be fluent in Norwegian and from the very beginning he realized the essential difficulties in the maintenance of the union between the two countries.
Harald V of Norway, the great-grandson of Oscar II (grandson of his third son duke of Westrogothia), succeeded in 1991 to the throne of Norway once held by his great-grandfather, Oscar himself.
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 OSCAR II. OF SWEDEN AND NORWAY - LoveToKnow Article on OSCAR II. OF SWEDEN AND NORWAY   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Most of the legislation during Oscar I.'s reign aimed at improving the economic position of Sweden, and the riksdag, in its address to him in 1857, rightly declared that he had promoted the material prosperity of the kingdom more than any of his predecessors.
As early as 1850 Oscar I. had conceived the plan of a dynastic union of the three northern kingdoms, but such difficulties presented themselves that the scheme had to be abandoned.
(1829-1907), king of Sweden and Norway, son of Oscar I., was born at Stockholm on the 2ist of January 1829.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /O/OS/OSCAR_II_OF_SWEDEN_AND_NORWAY.htm   (1296 words)

  
 Station Information - Oscar I of Sweden
Oscar I (July 4, 1799 - July 8, 1859), king of Sweden and Norway, was the son of General Bernadotte, afterwards King Charles XIV of Sweden, and his wife, Eugenie Desirée Clary, afterwards Queen Desideria.
Most of the legislation during Oscar I's reign aimed at improving the economic position of Sweden, and the Riksdag of the Estates, in its address to him in 1857, rightly declared that he had promoted the material prosperity of the kingdom more than any of his predecessors.
Oscar I left four sons, of whom two, Carl (Charles XV of Sweden) and Oskar Fredrik (Oscar II of Sweden), succeeded him to the throne.
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 20TH GENERATION   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Oscar I of SWEDEN and NORWAY was born in 1799 in France - son of Charles XIV.
Josephine Beauharnais of LEUCHTENBERG Queen of Sweden was born in 1807 in Eichstatt, Bavaria - dtr of Eugene.
Eugenia of SWEDEN Princess was born in Sweden - dtr of King Oscar I.
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 Charles XV of Sweden - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
King Karl XV of Sweden, Carl IV of Norway, Carl Ludvig Eugén (May 3, 1826 - August 19, 1872), was the eldest son of King Oscar I of Sweden and Norway, and Josephine of Leuchtenberg.
Sweden's existing communal law (1862), ecclesiastical law (1863) and criminal law (1864) were enacted appropriately enough under the direction of a king whose motto was: Land skall med lag byggas - "With law shall the land be built".
He was followed on the both thrones of Norway and Sweden by his brother Oscar II.
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 Ancestors and Family of Oscar II of Sweden Bernadotte
Oscar was a man of culture and an able musician and writer.
Oscar married Sophia Wilhelmina Mariana von Nassau, daughter of Wilhelm von Nassau and Pauline Frederica Marie Württemberg, on 6 Jun 1857 in Biebrich.
(Sophia Wilhelmina Mariana von Nassau was born on 9 Jul 1836 in Biebrich and died on 30 Dec 1913 in Stockholm, Sweden.)
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 Oscar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Oscar in Irish mythology was the warrior son of Oisín and Niamh.
Oscar the Grouch is the name of a muppet on Sesame Street.
OSCAR (Orbiting Satellite Carrying Amateur Radio) is a series of communications satellites built and used by amateur radio operators.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Oscar   (342 words)

  
 Charles XV of Sweden   (Site not responding. Last check: )
King Charles XV of Sweden, Charles IV of Norway, Carl Ludvig Eugén (May 3, 1826 - August 19, 1872), was the eldest son of King Oscar I of Sweden and Norway, and Josephine of Leuchtenberg.
Sweden's existing communal law (1862), ecclesiastical law (1863) and criminal law (1864) were enacted appropriately enough under the direction of a king whose motto was: Land skall med lag byggas - "Land shall be built upon laws".
He was followed on the throne by his brother Oscar II.
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 Sweden-Norway - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In Norway it was a part of constitutional law known as "Rigsakten", and in Sweden it was a set of provisions under regular law and was known as "Riksakten".
Sweden and Norway had previously been united under the same crown on two occasions, from 1319 to 1343, and briefly from 1449 to 1450 in opposition to Christian of Oldenburg who by the Danes was elected king of the Kalmar Union.
Both parliaments revoked the Act of Union October 16, and the deposed king Oscar II of Sweden renounced his claim to the Norwegian throne and recognized Norway as an independent kingdom on October 26.
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 My Family
Oscar II (King of Sweden) was born on 21 Jan 1829 in Stockholm, Sweden.
Oscar II (King of Sweden) and Sophia were married on 6 Jun 1857 in Biebrich.
Children were: Gustav V (King of Sweden), Oscar (Count of Wisborg), Charles of Sweden (Prince), Eugene (Duke of Narke).
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 Oscar II of Sweden : Oscar II of Norway   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Oscar II of Sweden : Oscar II of Norway
Oscar II (1829-1907), king of Sweden and Norway, son of Oscar I of Sweden, was born in Stockholm on January 21, 1829.
He succeeded his brother Charles XV of Sweden, on the September 18, 1872, and was crowned in the Norwegian cathedral of Trondheim on July 18, 1873.
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 Progress And Prosperity - Oscar II
King Oscar with his crowns had received as an inheritance two important problems to be solved—the reorganization of the Swedish army and the settlement of the difficulties in the relations between the two states of the Union.
Sweden maintains her reputation as being the country of song through the 'compositions by Hedenblad, Kcerling, Svedbom, Sjœgren and Arlberg, while Sœderman has brought the form of the ballad, based on national folk music, to the highest development.
King Oscar II., in the jubilee year of 1897, which marked the completion of a quarter of a century of his reign, received innumerable proofs of the love of the two nations under his rule and of the high esteem in which he is held by the governments and citizens of foreign countries.
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 Oscar II - Encyclopedia.com
Oscar II 1829-1907, king of Sweden (1872-1907) and Norway (1872-1905), younger son of Oscar I. He succeeded his brother, Charles XV.
Oscar was a man of culture and an able musician and writer.
The city's closure of Oscar's II was a ``shocking abuse of the statute...
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 Gustav V of Sweden - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
King Gustav V of Sweden, Oscar Gustaf Adolf (June 16, 1858 - October 29, 1950), was the eldest son of King Oscar II of Sweden and Norway.
She was the granddaughter of Sofia of Sweden, and her marriage to Gustav V united the reigning Bernadotte dynasty with the former royal house of Vasa.
During a series of scandals in the 1950s known as the Haijby affair, which was in turn a continuation of the Kejne affair, it came to public knowledge that the king was, and had always been a bisexual.
www.bonneylake.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Gustav_V_of_Sweden   (266 words)

  
 british monarchy - mong55 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Prince Charles of Sweden was born in 1861 and died in 1951.
Oscar Count of Wisborg was born in 1859 and died in 1953.
Oscar I King of Sweden [Parents] was born on 04 Jul 1799 in Paris.
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 Oscar II — Infoplease.com
Oscar II Oscar II, 1829–1907, king of Sweden (1872–1907) and Norway (1872–1905), younger son of Oscar I. He succeeded his brother, Charles XV.
Charles XV, king of Sweden and Norway - Charles XV Charles XV, 1826–72, king of Sweden and Norway (1859–72), son and successor...
Gustavus V - Gustavus V Gustavus V, 1858–1950, king of Sweden (1907–50), son and successor of Oscar...
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 Gustav V of Sweden - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
He was the eldest son of King Oscar II of Sweden and Norway and Sophia of Nassau.
She was the granddaughter of Sofia of Sweden, and her marriage to Gustav V united by a future real blood link (and not only so-called adoption) the reigning Bernadotte dynasty with the former royal house of Holstein-Gottorp that sometimes called itself Vasa.
At the death of her brother, Victoria became the heiress general of Kings Adolf Frederick, Gustav III and Gustav IV of Sweden.
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 Oscar II - susning.nu
Den 12 maj 1873 kröntes Oscar II i Storkyrkan i Stockholm.
Oscar hade liksom sin bror Karl XV ett stort intresse för litteratur och poesi och år 1857 belönades han med en silvermedalj av Svenska Akademien för ett anonymt inlämnat manuskript.
Oscar sökte utländskt stöd för sina aktioner och den tyske kejsaren Wilhelm II hade egna intressen i att Norden förblev enat och lugnt.
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 Oscar II of Sweden   (Site not responding. Last check: )
He succeeded his brother XV of Sweden">Charles XV of Sweden, on the September 18, 1872, and was crowned in the Norwegian cathedral of Trondheim on July 18, 1873.
His eldest son, Oscar Gustavus Adolphus, duke of Warmland, succeeded him as Gustav V of Sweden.
Comparison of the friends Aminta and Selina was forced by their standing the world of women to his Aminta; he thought of several, and splendid.
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 Open air museum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The world's first open air museum was King Oscar II's collection near Oslo in Norway, opened in 1881.
Influenced by a visit to the Norwegian open air museum, Arthur Hazelius in 1891 founded the famous Skansen in Stockholm, which became the model for subsequent open air museums in Northern and Eastern Europe, and eventually in other parts of the world.
Around 1900 national and regional open air museums were established in all Scandinavian countries, notably in Norway and Sweden.
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 Sophia of Nassau - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Princess Sofia of Nassau, (Sophie in Sweden) (July 9, 1836 - December 30, 1913), was the daughter of George William Augustus Henry, Duke of Nassau-Weilburg and his wife Pauline Friederica Marie Princess of Württemberg.
She married King Oscar II of Sweden on June 6, 1857 at the castle in Wiesbaden-Biebrich.
She became queen of Sweden on May 12, 1873.
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 woodgate - pafg84 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Oscar II King of Sweden [Parents] was born on 21 Jan 1829 in Stockholm,Sweden.
She married Oscar II King of Sweden on 6 Jun 1857 in Biebrich.
Oscar I King of Sweden [Parents] was born on 4 Jul 1799 in Paris,France.
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 Oscar II 1872-1905   (Site not responding. Last check: )
scar II was the son of Oscar I and Josephine of Leuchtenberg.
Although Oscar II was always willing to consider compromises in his dealings with Norway, he could not avoid frequent and heated confrontations with the Norwegian parliament, culminating in the dissolution of the union in 1905.
At the time of the dissolution of the union in 1905, Oscar II was incensed by what he considered unconstitutional acts on the part of the Norwegian government and the Norwegian parliament.
www.dokpro.uio.no /umk_eng/myntherr/oscii.html   (227 words)

  
 Oscar II
Oscar II, king of Sweden and Norway, son of Oscar I, was born at Stockholm on the 21st of January 1829.
The peaceful solution of the final crisis in 1905 (in which the thrones were separated) that was eventually adopted could hardly have been attained but for the tact and patience of the king himself.
His eldest son, Oscar Gustavus Adolphus, duke of Wärmland, succeeded him as Gustav V.
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