Norway

Crown Prince Haakon reveals the future royal role of his son, Prince Sverre Magnus

While the future of Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway has been known from birth, the role her younger brother, Prince Sverre Magnus, will have in royal life has been much debated. Now, their father, Crown Prince Haakon, has revealed the part his youngest child will play in his royal family in the years to come. During an interview with Norwegian broadcaster, NRK, last week, Crown Prince…
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History

The king who almost drowned a week after his coronation

The coronation of a monarch is marked with ceremony and celebration and, often, time in other parts of their new realm as they introduce themselves to their people. Karl Johan became King of Norway and Sweden 205 years ago but his time amongst those he was now to rule almost…
Norway

Norway's future king reveals surprising job he would have had if he wasn't royal

Norway’s Crown Prince Haakon has given a major TV interview as he marks his fiftieth birthday and he’s told NRK exactly what career he would pursue if he wasn’t royal. His surprising revelation also reveals a special link with his daughter, Princess Ingrid Alexandra. For the future king says he would have tried to make a living by surfing – a sport the princess has won…
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Sweden

Carl Gustaf’s time as Crown Prince

Sweden celebrates two significant royal jubilees this year; 2023 marks 500 years since Gustav Vasa became Sweden’s King, and it is also the Golden Jubilee since of King Carl XVI Gustaf. On 29 October 1950, four-year-old Prince Carl Gustaf Folke Hubertus, Duke of…
Sweden

The christening of King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden

Ahead of his jubilee in September, we are taking a look at the King of Sweden’s life. Learn about his christening below: King Carl XVI Gustaf was born on 30 April 1946 as the last of Prince Gustaf Adolf and Princess Sibylla’s five children at Haga Palace. Carl…
Denmark

Denmark's Prince Christian, aged 17, gets his first driving licence

Getting your first driver’s license is a big milestone in everyone’s life. Now the Danish press has confirmed that the country’s future king, Prince Christian, has passed the tests and received his first driver’s license. The Danish magazine “Her og Nu” received confirmation from the communications staff in the Danish royal court. In a statement to the…
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Norway

King Harald and Queen Sonja attend military parade

On a sunny summer’s day, the King and Queen of Norway brought smiles to a military parade as they took part in an annual tradition. The 3rd Royal Guards Company thrilled the public with their impressive drill demonstrations at the Palace Square in Oslo. As the crowd…
Norway

The priceless pearl tiara that vanished from royal history

She was the princess whose quiet life in the English countryside changed forever when she and her husband were chosen to head a brand new take on a very old monarchy. Maud of Wales became Queen of Norway when her husband was picked as the country’s king and confirmed by a referendum he asked for before assuming power. When Queen Maud came to Norway, she brought a lot of jewellery with her.
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