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Catherine
Original name:  Katarina Karlsdotter
Birth: unknown
Death: Sep. 7, 1450

Queen of Sweden and Norway. Born about 1418, she was the daughter of Carl Ormson, of a noble family later called Gumsehuvud, who was a member of the Swedish National Council. In 1438 Catherine married the Constable of the Realm Karl Knutsson of the House of Bonde, who the same year reached the title of Regent. In 1448 her husband was elected King of Sweden as Carl II and also in 1449 (for a year only) of Norway as Carl I. Already in 1450 Catherine died and was buried in the Church of Vadstena.

 (bio by: Benny Chordt Hansen) 
 
Burial:
Vadstena klosterkyrka (Vadstena Abbey Church)
Vadstena
Vadstena kommun
Östergötlands län, Sweden
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Benny Chordt Hansen
Record added: Sep 22, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9503467
Catherine
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