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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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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.
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First photo of Sweden's newest prince released

The Swedish Royal Court released the first photo of their newest member yesterday on their official website and social media accounts. The image shows the little royal in his car seat with his parents, Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia outside their home of Villa…
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UPDATE: Princess Sofia of Sweden has given birth to a son

Her Royal Highness Princess Sofia of Sweden has given birth to a healthy baby boy at Danderyd Hospital at 11:24 am. Both mother and child are doing well according to the Royal Court. The new prince weighs 3400 g and is 49cm long. The press release said, “The Office of The Marshal of the Realm is delighted to announce that HRH Princess Sofia gave birth to a healthy child Thursday the 31…
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Happy First Anniversary to Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia of Sweden!

It was a beautiful day on 13 June 2015 when Prince Carl Philip, then 36, married Sofia Hellqvist, then 30, at the Royal Chapel in Stockholm Palace, which was broadcast live by Swedish channel, SVT. Their engagement was announced on 27 June 2014. In the announcement, Carl Philip and Sofia through the Swedish Royal Court said, “We are looking forward to a summer wedding in the middle of June…
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Swedish newborn Prince's name revealed!

The youngest member of the Swedish Royal Family’s name was announced today during a cabinet meeting by his grandfather Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden and in the presence of his aunt Crown Princess Victoria. The young Prince, son of Prince Carl-Philip and Princess Sofia…
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A Very Swedish Christmas

Next on our tour of Royal Christmas festivities is Sweden. Like any good celebration, the Swedish Royal Family keeps food in focus. With Queen Silvia’s birthday falling on December 23 her needs and wants are always taken to heart. One of her favourites is…
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Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia of Sweden Accept Christmas Trees

Since the late 1960s, the Forestry Programme at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) has donated Christmas trees to the Swedish royal family. The trees are brought to the castle in Stockholm by voluntary students of the university and accepted by members of the royal family. The tradition has been going on for so long that Nordmann firs are known more commonly as “the…
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