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Crown Princess Victoria takes Princess Estelle to get acquainted with the symbols of the Swedish monarchy

Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden took her six-year-old daughter, Princess Estelle – also a future queen – to get acquainted with the symbols of the Swedish monarch in the Treasury of the Royal Palace of Stockholm yesterday after school. Items, which have been on display since the 1970s, Their Royal Highnesses were able to view included Karl (X) Gustav’s heirloom crown (which is…
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How many days did the Scandinavian and Spanish royal families work in 2018?

At the end of each year, we can study and comment on the work of the British Royal Family. The UFO No More team decided to look at the work of the Scandinavian royal families which is something that is not always done. Before going into the numbers, a little disclaimer. These numbers represent the days worked by each member of the royal families based on their official calendar. Of course, there…
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Taking a peek at the collective 2018 royal Christmas greetings

As it is Christmas Eve, let us take a look at the royal Christmas greetings sent out by the royals this year. In Britain, Clarence House released this year’s Christmas card featuring a summer picture taken by Hugo Burnand in the garden of Clarence House. Embed from…
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75 facts about Queen Silvia of Sweden on her 75th birthday

As Queen Silvia of Sweden celebrates her 75th birthday today, we have compiled a list of facts about Sweden’s Queen. Silvia was born as Silvia Renate Sommerlath in 1943 in Heidelberg, Germany. She is half German (through her father) and half Brazilian (through her mother). She has two older brothers, Ralf and Walther Sommerlath. Her brother, Jörg died in 2006 after a battle with…
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Queen Silvia of Sweden on retirement

There’s good news for all of us who have a bit of a soft spot for Queen Silvia of Sweden. The royal, who turns 75 next week, has promised she has no plans to retire. The confirmation that we’ll be seeing a lot more of Silvia in the future came in an interview with Swedish media outlet TT ahead of her milestone birthday. Silvia says that as long as she is able to carry on working…
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