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The christening of King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden

With the christening of Princess Adrienne of Sweden, the third child of Princess Madeleine and Chris O’Neill, later this morning, we are taking a look back at the christenings of her grandfather, His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden.  King Carl XVI Gustaf was born 30 April 1946 as the last of Prince Gustaf Adolf and Princess Sibylla’s five children at Haga Palace. Carl Gustaf has four…
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King Carl XVI Gustaf reestablishes Gotland's regiment

On Monday, His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden attended the ceremony marking the re-establishing of the Gotland regiment. This is the first time since World War II a new regiment is set up in Sweden. The re-establishment of the regiment occurs as a response to Russian…
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King Carl XVI Gustaf releases statement on the crisis in the Swedish Academy

The King of Sweden, His Majesty Carl XVI Gustaf, is the highest patron of the Swedish Academy. As the institution is now experiencing one of its worst crisis in history, the King has involved himself in trying to help out. The crisis started in November of last year when the French-Swedish photographer and theatre director Jean-Claude Arnault was accused of sexual assault and harassment by several…
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Crown Princess Victoria cancels events due to illness

It was announced on Sunday that Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden had to cancel arrangements due to illness. The Crown Prince of Sweden should, for the first time, have been together with her father His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf on a very special…
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Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia's second child – What will the name be?

On Tuesday Princess Sofia of Sweden attended her last known official engagement before her second child is born in September. Their first child, Prince Alexander, was born in April 2016. Prince Alexander’s full name is Alexander Erik Hubertus Bertil, and in addition to being Prince of Sweden, he is the Duke of Sodermanland. When Prince Alexander gets a brother or sister in September…
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