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Godparents for Prince Oscar announced

Prince Oscar Carl Olof of Sweden, the second child of Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel, will be christened at the royal chapel in Drottningholm Palace tomorrow. The palace chapel is where many Swedish royals are baptized, including Oscar’s older sister, four-year-old, Princess Estelle. The two-month-old’s godparents have been this afternoon announced by the Swedish Royal Court…
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Who is Princess Madeleine of Sweden?

She was born Madeleine Thérèse Amelie Josephine on 10 June 1982 at Drottningholm Palace in Drottningholm, Sweden, as the youngest of King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia‘s three children. She is the only one of the King and Queen’s children that Carl Gustaf…
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New Photos of Prince Alexander of Sweden

The Swedish Royal Court has released several new photos of Prince Alexander of Sweden with his parents for Prince Carl-Philip’s 37th birthday and to give thanks for all the well wishes. The photos are accompanied by a personal thank you for the proud parents, “We wish to thank you for all the congratulations we have received on the birth of our son, Prince Alexander. We greatly appreciate…
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First photo of Prince Alexander of Sweden released!

The first photo of the newborn Prince Alexander of Sweden have been released by the Swedish Royal Court. The photo of the three-day-old prince was taken by his father, Prince Carl-Philip, at Drottningholm Palace. The prince’s full name was announced two days after his…
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Swedish newborn Prince's name revealed!

The youngest member of the Swedish Royal Family’s name was announced today during a cabinet meeting by his grandfather Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden and in the presence of his aunt Crown Princess Victoria. The young Prince, son of Prince Carl-Philip and Princess Sofia received the names Alexander Erik Hubertus Bertil and also received the title Duke of Södermanland. He will be known as Prince…
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Sweden's New Prince Is Fifth in Line to the Throne

The past year has been an eventful one for the Swedish royal family. Princess Madeleine gave birth to Prince Nicolas in June, only two days after the wedding of Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia. Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel had their second child, Prince…
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Sweden's Princess Sofia on official maternity leave

Since last June, the Swedish Royal Family has experienced a significant baby boom. One should not be surprised with all the wonderful baby news coming from the Northern European country after another royal wedding last year. Soon, the family will welcome yet another little…
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Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf's birthday celebrations

This year, Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II isn’t the only monarch celebrating a milestone birthday. Sweden’s King Carl XVI Gustaf will turn seventy on 30 April. The popular monarch has been on the throne for 42 years. His family and the people of Sweden are giving him five days of festivities to welcome him in to his next decade. Many of the events will take place at the Royal Palace…
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