Sweden

First photo of Prince Oscar released by Swedish Court

The Swedish Court has released the first photo of five-day-old Prince Oscar of Sweden. Prince Oscar was born on 2 March at 8.28 PM, weighing 3.6 kilos at Karolinska Hospital in Sweden. He is the second child of Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden and her husband Prince Daniel. Prince Daniel announced the arrival of their son himself during a press conference later that evening. Princess Estelle, his…
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Sweden

New Swedish Prince's name is revealed

The newest addition to the Swedish royal family was born yesterday evening, after Crown Princess Victoria gave birth to a healthy baby boy. Now his name has been revealed to the world as Oscar Carl Olof, Duke of Skåne. Prince Oscar was born at Karolinska Hospital in…
Sweden

It's a boy! A Prince is born in Sweden!

Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden has given birth to a Prince at Karolinska Hospital in Stockholm today (Wednesday 2nd March) at 20:28 weighing 3.6 kilos. Addressing the media in a press conference outside the hospital, Prince Daniel announced that Princess Victoria has…
International royalsSweden

Princess Birgitta of Sweden's husband dies at the age of 83

Prince Johann Georg of Hohenzollern, the husband of Princess Birgitta of Sweden has died at the of 83, the Swedish Royal Court has announced. He died in his sleep after a brief illness in a hospital in Munich, Germany. King Carl XVI Gustaf released the following statement: ‘I and my family received the news with great sadness that Princess Birgitta’s husband Prince Johann Georg of…
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Sweden prepares for the birth of Crown Princess Victoria's second child

Sweden is preparing for the birth of Crown Princess Victoria’s second child, expected in March. The Swedish court has already sent out invitations for the Te Deum service after the birth of the child. The church service will take place at 12.15 the day after the birth or if the birth takes place on a Saturday, the following Monday. The Crown Princess has remained active these last few days…
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Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia of Sweden Accept Christmas Trees

Since the late 1960s, the Forestry Programme at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) has donated Christmas trees to the Swedish royal family. The trees are brought to the castle in Stockholm by voluntary students of the university and accepted by members of the royal family. The tradition has been going on for so long that Nordmann firs are known more commonly as “the…
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