Oldest member of Swedish royal family will not attend royal wedding due to Alzheimer's

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The oldest member of Sweden's royal family will not attend the royal wedding as she has Alzheimer's disease.

Princess Lilian, 94, will miss Crown Princess Victoria's wedding to Daniel Westlin in two weeks due to her deteriorating health.

The Welsh-born princess, the widow of Prince Bertil, an uncle of King Carl XVI Gustaf, has cut down on her royal duties in recent years for health reasons.

The princess married Prince Bertil in 1976 after initially meeting her in 1943. He died in 1997.

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