King Charles IIISweden

Royal Relations: how Charles III is linked to Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden

The link between the two monarchs goes back to Queen Victoria, who is the great-great-great-grandmother to King Charles (through his mother, Queen Elizabeth II) and great-great-grandmother of King Carl XVI Gustaf through both his mother and father through two of Victoria’s sons, Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn and Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany. Queen Victoria’s eldest son…
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British RoyalsEuropean Royals

Royals and the Fight Against ALS

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) or Lou Gehrig’s disease is a neurological disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. French neurologist Jean-Martin Charcot discovered the disease in 1869. In 1939, ALS became well-known after Lou Gehrig, New York Yankees’ first baseman from 1923-1939, was diagnosed with the disease at the Mayo Clinic, which ended his baseball…
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Sweden

Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel celebrate Sweden's oldest high school

Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel of Sweden celebrated the 400th-anniversary country’s first high school. On 24 May, the couple travelled to Västerås, in the southwest of the country. The city is considered one of Sweden’s industrial bedrocks and is especially renowned for its strength in the motor vehicle industry.  Their first stop was the city’s cathedral, where they were…
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Norway

King Harald Presents Abel Prize in a celebration of mathematical excellence

King Harald of Norway has presented the prestigious Abel Prize. The Abel Prize recognises outstanding contributions to the world of mathematics and is often called the Nobel Prize of Mathematics. The ceremony, held at the University of Oslo, brought together renowned mathematicians, academics, and dignitaries from around the globe. Photo: Oskar Aanmoen Professor Luis A. Cafarelli won the…
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