There was one year, the Princess Lilian of Sweden, Duchess of Halland , died at the age of 97 at his residence in the island of Djurgarden in Stockholm. Suffering from Alzheimer's disease, she did not appear in public since 2010. Companion of the shadow of Prince Bertil of Sweden, they married late 1976.TLilian regretted repeatedly in interviews with the press for not having had children. They carried back all their affection on the children of the royal couple playing paternal grandparents.
In November 1960, the Princess Birgitta accompanies his grandfather and sister p rincesse Desiree in Chicago for 50 years of the Foundation USA / Sweden. The press starts to take an interest in this lovely princess age 23 that one was soon nicknamed the "BB North".