Princess Ingrid of Sweden was born 28 March 1910. She was the only daughter of King Gustav VI Adolf of Sweden and his first wife, Princess Margaret of Connaught. By her mother, she also was a greatgranddaughter of Queen Victoria.
She was baptized with names of Ingrid Victoria Sofia Louise Margareta Bernadotte. She had two elder brothers, Gustav Adolf and Sigvard, and two younger, Bertil and Carl Johan.
When she was ten years old, her mother died brutally and her father remarried in 1923 with Princess Louise of Battenberg who became a second mother for the five children.
In 1935, Ingrid married Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark (1899-1972). The couple had three daughters :
- Princess Margrethe (born. 1940 ), now Queen of Denmark,
- Princess Benedikte (b.1944)
- Princess Anne-Marie (b.1946), later Queen of Greece
In 1947, King Christian X died and Ingrid became Queen of Denmark. She always was recognized as a dignified, generous and highly respected Queen.
On her passing in 2000, Queen Ingrid was interred next to her husband outside Roskilde Cathedral near Copenhagen.