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The christening of King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden

With the christening of Princess Adrienne of Sweden, the third child of Princess Madeleine and Chris O’Neill, later this morning, we are taking a look back at the christenings of her grandfather, His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden.  King Carl XVI Gustaf was born 30 April 1946 as the last of Prince Gustaf Adolf and Princess Sibylla’s five children at Haga Palace. Carl Gustaf has four…
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Queen Máxima's sister Inés has died in an apparent suicide

The Dutch government has confirmed that Queen Máxima’s younger sister Inés Zorreguieta Cerruti has died at the age of 33. She reportedly committed suicide after battling depression and an eating disorder. She had been briefly admitted to a psychiatric ward. Queen Máxima is from a large family and has two brothers and also three half-sisters from her father’s first marriage…
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Sweden

Godparents for Sweden's Princess Adrienne announced

The Swedish Royal Court has announced the godparents for Princess Adrienne this morning. Princess Adrienne is the third child of Princess Madeleine and her American-British husband, Chris O’Neill. She will be christened tomorrow at the Royal Chapel of Drottningholm Palace.
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Queens of Belgium and Spain attend inaugural session of the XII edition of the "European Development Days"

Queen Mathilde of Belgium and Queen Letizia of Spain attended the inaugural session of the XII edition of the “European Development Days 2018” on Tuesday in Brussels, Belgium. This forum is the largest in Europe for international cooperation and development. Additionally, its primary theme focuses on gender equality and the empowerment participation of females in sustainable…
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Sweden

Swedish royals take part in National Day celebrations

The Swedish Royal Family took part in the annual National Day celebrations today in Stockholm and Strömsholm. The royals making appearances today were King Carl XVI Gustaf, Queen Silvia, Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel, Princess Estelle, Prince Oscar, Prince Carl…
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A look at Sweden's royal christening gown

All big royal events have symbolism attached to them, and when Princess Adrienne of Sweden is baptised, on June 8th, 2018 at the Royal Chapel at Drottningholm Palace, she will find herself wrapped in one of her family’s best-known traditions. The little royal, youngest child of Princess Madeleine and Chris O’Neill, will be christened wearing the gown that has been used by Bernadotte babies for…
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