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King Carl XVI Gustaf pays tribute to Prince Philip: "His service to his country will remain an inspiration to us all"

King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden has paid tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh today after the Duke’s death at Windsor Castle. The King said, “His service to his country will remain an inspiration to us all.” In his full condolence message to Queen Elizabeth, the King of Sweden remarked: “The Queen and I were deeply saddened to learn of the death of His Royal Highness The Duke…
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April Sparkle: Sweden's best diamonds

The Swedish ladies have a treasure trove of jewels to select from when deciding on what to wear to formal events. We are taking a look at just a few of their options: Bragança Tiara A favourite of Queen Silvia, she’s been seen in the Bragança Tiara on several…
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Crown Princess Victoria: Godmother of Europe

Crown Princess Victoria is often referred to as the ‘Godmother of Europe.’ She received this rather unusual nickname because she has 18 (yes, eighteen) godchildren. Crown Princess Victoria is one of Europe’s most popular royals. Every single year she is…
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Princess Sofia: "Life has given me not just one but four beautiful princes"

Princess Sofia of Sweden took to Instagram on Wednesday to share the first images of Prince Julian with his older brothers, Prince Alexander, 4, and Prince Gabriel, 3. She shared two black and white images of the three little princes cuddled together. In her post, Sofia wrote: “Life has given me not just one but four beautiful princes. A heartfelt thank you from us for all the warm…
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Swedish royals attend Prince Julian's Te Deum

Members of the Swedish Royal Family attended a Te Deum at the Royal Chapel in Stockholm Palace on Sunday at noon to mark the birth of Prince Julian. Due to the pandemic, those in attendance were limited to King Carl XVI Gustaf, Queen Silvia, Prince Carl Philip, proud big…
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What's in a name? Sweden's new royal Prince Julian Herbert Folke

Princess Sofia of Sweden gave birth to her third child on Friday at 11.19 am at Danderyd Hospital. King Carl XVI Gustaf revealed the name of his two-day-old grandson this morning in a cabinet meeting with the Prime Minister. The new royal’s names are Julian Herbert Folke, and he is the Duke of Halland. So, where did his names come from? The name Julian was selected by Prince Carl…
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King Carl XVI Gustaf reveals new grandson's name

King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden revealed his grandson’s name and dukedom in a cabinet meeting this morning at the Royal Palace in Stockholm. The third son of Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia has been named Julian Herbert Folke. His full title is Prince Julian…
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What dukedom could Sweden’s new prince receive?

The names of the newest Prince of Sweden will be revealed by his grandfather in a cabinet meeting on Sunday, 28 March. While there are many guesses as to what the little royal may be named, what dukedom will he receive? There are several dukedoms available including Halland, Uppland, Närke, Småland, Västmanland and Västerbotten. However, which of these dukedoms is the prince likely to…
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