European RoyalsSweden

King of Sweden presents Builder of the Year Awards

King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden was on hand to distribute the Builder of the Year Awards this week at a ceremony in the Bernadotte Library at the Royal Palace in Stockholm. Established in 1999 and awarded annually, the prizes recognise international entrepreneurs living in Sweden that have achieved success in their field of business. Meant to identify excellence and create role models, the awards…
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Sweden

Prince Alexander of Sweden makes public debut at Sweden's National Day

Prince Alexander of Sweden, son of Prince Carl-Philip and Princess Sofia, has made his public debut at Sweden’s National Day today. His parents took him with them for the official opening of the Royal Palace. He was dressed in a white outfit and kept warm in a grey blanket. Prince Carl-Philip had the honour of opening the palace to the public, including the recently renovated west wing…
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Who is Princess Madeleine of Sweden?

She was born Madeleine Thérèse Amelie Josephine on 10 June 1982 at Drottningholm Palace in Drottningholm, Sweden, as the youngest of King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia‘s three children. She is the only one of the King and Queen’s children that Carl Gustaf…
Sweden

King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden Celebrates His 70th Birthday

At 08:00 the final day of a week-long birthday celebration for The King began with 43 Swedish flags being raised on Skeppsbron accompanied by a soundtrack of the Life Guards Music Corps. A traditional Te Deum thanksgiving service in the Royal Chapel at the Royal Palace of…
Sweden

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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Sweden

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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It's another Swedish Royal Baby Watch

Welcome to April – a month that promises several important events in several European royal houses. We will have birthdays, Jubilees, state visits and royal … births! Photo:  The Royal Court, Sweden Yes, this week we enter another official #BabyWatchSeason…
Sweden

New photos released of Swedish newborn Prince Oscar

The Swedish Court has released new photos of Prince Oscar, the son of Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel who was born on 2 March 2016. The photos are accompanied with a word of thanks from the Crown Princess and Prince Daniel. The message reads: “Thank you very much for all the greetings, good wishes and congratulations we received in connection with Princess Estelle’s birthday…
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