Belongs to an old Norwegian-Danish-Swedish noble family traditionally domiciled in Bohus county.
Carl Bildt was born in Halmstad, Halland, in an old noble family of Norwegian-Danish-Swedish origin.
Many members of the Bildt family had chosen politics as a career, and some of them had important
positions in Swedish government. For example, Carl’s great-great-grandfather, Baron Gillis Bildt, served as Prime Minister a century ago, he was a diplomat and had the title of Marshal of the Kingdom of Sweden.