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Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia of Sweden send summer greeting

Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia of Sweden have shared a summer greeting on their official Instagram account. The Prince Couple posted a photo of their two sons, two-year-old Prince Alexander and 11-month-old Prince Gabriel. In the image, the Princes are sitting on a bench at Solliden Palace on the island of Öland. Solliden Palace is the summer home and personal private property of King…
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King Carl XVI Gustaf and Prince Carl Philip attend Veteran’s Day ceremony

King Carl XVI Gustaf and Prince Carl Philip of Sweden were in Stockholm yesterday to attend the National Veteran’s Memorial at Kungl Djurgården and mark the first time Veterans Day was also recognised as a general flag day. Veterans Day on 29 May was instituted as a nationally recognised day of remembrance by the Swedish government in 2010 and received official state status in 2012. Sweden has…
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Prince Carl Philip visits Värmland

Prince Carl Philip visited his duchy, Värmland in the west of Sweden, on Thursday. The day began at the Kummelöns Nature Reserve, which has “enclosed pasture land now filled with oak trees which are several hundreds of years old,” according to the Värmland tourism…
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Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia mourn Swedish DJ Avicii

Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia of Sweden have released a statement following the death of Tim Bergling, better known as Avicii. The couple had a special bound with the Swedish DJ. Yesterday the management of Avicii said in a statement: “It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii. “The family is devastated and we ask everyone to…
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Everything you need to know about Prince Gabriel's christening

In a weeks time, Prince Gabriel of Sweden will become a member of the Swedish Lutheran Church when he is christened. Here’s everything you need to know about the upcoming christening – and more. The Ceremony On 1 December Prince Gabriel Carl Walther, second son of Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia will be baptised. Just like his brother Alexander and cousins Leonore and Nicolas…
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