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Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia reveal adorable new family photo

Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia of Sweden have revealed a new, adorable family photo to wish everyone a happy summer.

The photograph shows the family outdoors with Carl Philip and Sofia’s three sons, Princes Alexander, Gabriel and Julian, on their laps.

The image was uploaded to the couple’s Instagram account with the message, “Our family wishes you all a wonderful summer!”

Prince Alexander is seen cuddling up to his mother in the photo while his two younger brothers sit on their father’s lap. Prince Gabriel appears to be playing with Prince Julian’s foot in the image.

The new family photograph has not been added to the Royal Family’s website as has become customary since King Carl XVI Gustaf issued his 2019 statement revoking the Royal Highness status and place in the Royal House of Carl Philip and Sofia’s children and the children of Princess Madeleine and her husband, Chris O’Neill.

Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia married in June 2015. Their first child, Prince Alexander, was born on 19 April 2016. Their second child, Prince Gabriel, followed on 31 August 2017. The couple’s youngest son, Prince Julian, was born on 26 March 2021. Julian was the first grandchild of the King to be born without the Royal Highness style and place in the Royal House.

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Brittani is from Tennessee, USA. She is a political scientist and historian after graduating with a degree in the topics from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, in December 2014. She also holds a master's degree from Northeastern University. She enjoys reading and researching all things regarding the royals of the world. Her love of royals began in middle school, and she's been researching, reading, and writing on royalty for over a decade. She became Europe Editor in October 2016, and then Deputy Editor in January 2019, and has been featured on several podcasts, radio shows, news broadcasts and websites including Global News Canada, ABC News Australia, WION India and BBC World News.