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The Swedish Royal Family takes part in Nobel Prize Ceremony

The Swedish Royal Family stepped out in full force to attend the annual Nobel Prize Ceremony. King Carl XVI Gustaf handed out several Nobel Prizes at the Concert Hall in Stockholm. Each year on 10 December, the Nobel Prizes are awarded. The Nobel Peace Prize is traditionally awarded in Oslo, Norway. In Sweden, King Carl XVI Gustaf hands out the Nobel Prizes for Physics, Chemistry, Medicine…
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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…
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Swedish royal finances and taxes revealed

Recently, the Swedish Royal Family’s tax report was revealed. The Swedish newspaper Expressen was able to take a look at the financial situation of each member of the Swedish Royal Family. Swedes are, in general, very open about their income and financial situation. It is, for example, possible to know how much your neighbour earns each year. Therefore, much is known about the Royal…
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Crown Princess Victoria celebrates 40th birthday in style

Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden celebrated her 40th birthday in style with a two-day celebration in Sweden. People were encouraged to use #Kronprinsessan40 on social media for the festivities which took place on Friday and Saturday. Photo: @Marlene Eilers Koenig Friday, Victoria’s birthday, began with a Te Deum service at the Royal Chapel of Stockholm Palace. All of the Swedish Royal…
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Who is Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden?

On 14 July 1977, Queen Silvia snuck into Karolinska University Hospital to give birth to her first child with her mother at her side. King Carl XVI Gustaf was not at home at the time and was unable to make it for the birth. The Queen would be able to enter and leave the…
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Crown Princess Victoria to appear as cartoon in Donald Duck magazine

According to Swedish Women’s Weekly magazine, Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden is set to be immortalised as a comic on the cover of Disney’s Donald Duck Magazine in celebration of her fortieth birthday this Friday, 14 July, Anna Bergström, editorial project manager for Kalle Anka & Co. said of the collaboration: “It is the first time we have [had] royalty on the cover. We hope that…
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