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Scandinavian Spotlight: State visits, birthday celebrations and more!

Let’s a take a look at the royal week in Scandinavia! DENMARK Queen Margrethe was back in the spotlight this week as King Frederik, Queen Mary and their children were out of the country on a winter vacation—their first since the change of throne last month. Queen Margrethe stepped in as regent for her son for the first time, a duty the Royal Court had stressed that she will still…
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Milestone birthdays round out an eventful year for the Norwegian royals

There were a few milestone birthdays this year in Norway. A future queen finished high school and announced her immediate plans. A princess who found love again finally revealed her plans to wed in 2024, and all the while, we covered the day-to-day of the Norwegian Royal Family this year. Let’s take a look back at their 2023! The first story we reported on King Harald this year was his…
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Norway's Royal Family oversees presentation of Nobel Peace Prize

The Norwegian Royal Family has hosted the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony in Oslo. King Harald, Queen Sonja, Crown Prince Haakon, and Crown Princess Mette-Marit were all present for the ceremony which took place on December 10th 2023. While almost all of the Nobel Prizes are given to the winners at a ceremony in Stockholm, the founder, Alfred Nobel, specified that the Nobel Peace Prize should be…
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Who is Prince Sverre Magnus?

The youngest child of Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit turns 18 today, but who is the man who ranks third in the line of succession to the Norwegian throne? Prince Sverre Magnus was born on 3rd December 2005 at the National Hospital in Oslo to Crown…
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Portrait of a prince as he comes of age - Norway's Sverre Magnus in birthday photo

Another European royal has reached a milestone birthday: Prince Sverre Magnus of Norway turns 18-years-old on 3rd December, and the Norwegian Royal Court has released a new birthday portrait. The young prince features in a portrait by Dusan Reljin on behalf of the Norwegian Royal Court. On Friday, King Harald and Queen Sonja will host a birthday luncheon for their grandson. Prince Sverre…
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