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Birthplace of King Carl XVI Gustaf: Haga Palace

It might be the birthplace of Sweden’s current king and the home of Crown Princess Victoria and her family, but Haga Palace has also served many different functions over the years, ranging from an orphanage to a guest house for visiting foreign statesmen to a conference facility. The palace was modelled after an Italian villa and built in 1802 by architect Carl Christoffer Gjörwell at…
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Suggestions made against Prince Daniel that he is trying to influence a political process

Prince Daniel of Sweden has been in the media spotlight in the recent days. There have been suggestions that the prince has become involved helping a personal friend build a factory in his hometown, thus potentially interfering in a political process. Prince Daniel has always been a promoter of entrepreneurship. After years of being an entrepreneur himself, he wanted to inspire the next…
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Grandchildren of monarchs: King Carl XVI Gustaf

Continuing our series that looks at the grandchildren of the world’s monarchs, this edition focuses on the grandchildren of King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden. Only two of the King’s grandchildren hold the style of Royal Highness and are members of the Royal House. The children of Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia and the children of Princess Madeleine and Chris O’Neill had…
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75th birthday plans announced for King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden

The 75th birthday celebrations for King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden have been announced. He will celebrate his 75th birthday on Friday, 30 April. The King will mark his birthday alongside Queen Silvia at the Royal Palace in Stockholm. There will be a small reception in the morning for the Prime Minister, Speaker of the Riksdag, the Dean of the County Governors, the Chairman of the Swedish…
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