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Princess Madeleine faces criticism for clothing choice

Last Friday, Princess Madeleine joined her family to attend the christening of her godson and nephew Prince Gabriel. Princess Madeleine has been criticised by animal rights activists for her choice of clothing for the baptism. On Friday, Prince Gabriel of Sweden, son of Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia, was baptised in an intimate ceremony at the chapel of Drottningholm Palace. The Prince…
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Sweden's Prince Gabriel christened

At noon local time in Sweden, His Royal Highness Prince Gabriel, the second son of Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia, was christened into the Church of Sweden in the Royal Chapel of Drottningholm Palace. The christening was aired live on SVT and will remain on their website until 31 December for free viewing. It can be viewed here. Princess Madeleine, Prince Carl Philip and Princess…
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Prince Gabriel of Sweden's godparents announced

The Swedish Royal Court has announced Prince Gabriel’s godparents ahead of his christening tomorrow in the Royal Chapel of Drottningholm Palace. As expected, his paternal aunt, Princess Madeleine and maternal aunt, Sara Hellqvist were on the list. The other godparents…
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Crown Princess Victoria speaks warmly about Crown Prince Frederik

Last week, a new biography about His Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark was published. In this new book, you can follow Crown Prince Frederik’s life from childhood to today. In addition to Frederik himself, the author Jens Andersen has also interviewed Crown Princess Mary, Queen Margrethe, Prince Henrik and Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden. In the new biography about Crown…
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Sweden

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 voted most popular royal in her own country of Sweden. Many royals seem to like the Crown Princess, as well, as they have often…
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