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A look at the Norwegian line of succession

This summer, Royal Central is taking a look at who is who in the lines of succession around the world. Today we are looking at the line of succession to the Norwegian throne. Compared to many monarchies, the Norwegian order of succession is relatively short and counts only seven people, all of whom are descendants of the present monarch, His Majesty King Harald V. The succession is currently…
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Princess Ingrid Alexandra to attend new school

Her Royal Highness Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway is changing schools this fall, according to a press release Monday from the Royal Court in Oslo. The Royal Court informed the press that the Princess and future queen would start the 10th grade at Uranienborg School in…
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Norway’s Royal Family celebrates National Day

On Friday, Norway celebrated National Day – a day when Norway celebrates its constitution, which, just behind the constitution to the United States, is the oldest in the world still in use. The day was celebrated from early morning until late in the evening, and the Royal Family has a central role in celebrating Norway and all that is Norwegian. This is a day where the celebrations begin…
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Princess Ingrid Alexandra to be confirmed in August

The Royal Court of Norway has announced that Princess Ingrid Alexandra will be confirmed in the Palace Church in Oslo. The ceremony will take place on August 31st 2019.  The Princess, second in line to the Norwegian throne, is taking confirmation education in Asker church…
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What a hectic year 2019 will be for Norway’s royal family

The King and Queen, who in August 2018 celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary, are not stepping down from work. 2018 was a busy year; however, 2019 will be even more hectic for the Norwegian royals. Confirmation, state visits and county tours are among the highlights of the dense programme that awaits the Royal Family in 2019. In 2018, the royal couple were on a state visit to both Argentina…
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Princess Ingrid Alexandra baptises new research vessel

On Saturday, Her Royal Highness Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway baptised the new research vessel “Crown Prince Haakon” in the northern city of Tromsø. Princess Ingrid Alexandra will also be the godmother of the brand new Norwegian research ship. During the ceremony…