Today in History - May 1st. 1920 - Princess Margaret of Connaught

Princess Margaret of Connaught was born on January 15th. 1882 in Surrey
(United Kingdom). Her parents were Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and
Strathearn, and Princess Louise Margaret of Prussia.


Princess Margaret of Connaught - Source picture: Wikipedia

On a trip in Egypt, Princess Margaret of Connaught met Prince Gustaf Adolf 
of Sweden (the future Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden). 
Although the meeting was arranged, they fell in love at first sight. 


Princess Margaret of Connaught and her husband
Source picture: Wikipedia

On June 15th. 1905 they married in St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle.
One wedding present was the Connaught tiara, which is still in the Swedish
Jewelry collection today. (see the first picture above)They had 5 children.

Crown Princess Margaret died suddenly on May 1st. 1920.