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Royal Weddings: Prince Carl Philip and Sofia Hellqvist

When the news broke that Prince Carl Philip of Sweden was dating former reality show participant and model Sofia Hellqvist, a flood of criticism followed. Many doubted that this most unlikely romance would be sealed by marriage. Today, Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia celebrate four years of marriage. In the summer of 2009, Prince Carl Philip met Sofia Hellqvist through mutual friends at a…
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Swedish royals attend State Opening of Parliament

On Tuesday, large parts of the Swedish Royal Family attended the State Opening of Parliament in Stockholm. This falls only a few weeks after a dramatic election. On Monday, the parliament chose a new chairman and on Tuesday they voted to resign the prime minister and begin the process to give Sweden a new government. Nevertheless, before the process of negations can begin the Royal Family needed…
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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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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…
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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 birth as Alexander Erik Hubertus Bertil and he also received the title Duke of Södermanland. The Duke of Södermanland…
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