.__The Swedish Royal Court has announced that Baron Niclas Silfverschiöld, the husband of Princess Désirée of Sweden, died, April 11, 2017. He was 82 years old.
Princess Désirée is one of the older sisters of King Carl XVI Gustav. The couple married in June 1964 and have three children – Otto (1965), Christina-Louise (1966) and Hélène (1968) – and several grandchildren.
Princess Désirée is several times a descendant of Queen Victoria - from Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught & Strathearn and from Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany.