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King and Queen of Sweden start state visit to Ireland

On 22 May, King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden started their three-day state visit to Ireland. They spent the first day of the state visit in Dublin where they were officially welcomed by President Michael D. Higgins and his wife, Sabina Higgins at the Presidential Palace. King Carl XVI Gustaf inspected the guard of honour and took part in a tree planting ceremony. Photo: Sara…
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Royal Weddings: The wedding of Princess Madeleine of Sweden to Chris O’Neill

After a broken engagement a few years earlier, Princess Madeleine of Sweden finally found the love of her life after fleeing to New York City to heal her broken heart. There, through mutual friends, she met American-British financier Christopher “Chris” O’Neill. They appeared for the first time in public together in January 2011, and the relationship might have stayed quiet…
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Who is Prince Carl Philip of Sweden?

On13 May 1979, Queen Silvia of Sweden gave birth to her second child, a son, at Stockholm Palace. The son, the new Crown Prince of Sweden’s birth was celebrated with a 42-gun salute. The King was away on a trip and was not able to get back to Stockholm in time…
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Crown Princess Couple of Sweden conclude Vietnam visit

Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel had a busy three days during their Vietnam visit from 6 May to 8 May. The trip was planned to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the diplomatic relationship between Sweden and Vietnam. During their first day in Hanoi, the Crown Princess Couple had lunch with prominent Vietnamese women at the Hotel Metropole. Hotel Metropole is located where the Swedish…
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Sweden celebrates King Carl XVI Gustaf's 73rd birthday

Yesterday, Sweden celebrated King Carl XVI Gustaf’s 73rd birthday at the Royal Palace of Stockholm. Swedes gathered in the Inner Courtyard to celebrate their King and heard the Navy Band perform music for the audience. The King, Queen Silvia, Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel, Princess Estelle, Prince Oscar, Prince Carl Philip, and Princess Sofia watched the performance from the balcony…
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