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Prince Daniel to participate in well-known Swedish TV show to discuss kidney disease

As someone who has received a life-saving kidney transplant, Prince Daniel knows firsthand the importance of organ donation. Now the Swedish prince will share his personal experiences as he takes part in an episode of SVT’s “Ask the Doctor” show on Monday, 26 August. The popular show features host Suzanne Axell and Dr Karin Granberg. On the programme, the Prince will meet with…
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Images from Victoriadagen over the years

Each year on 14 July, Victoriadagen (or Victoria Day in English) is celebrated in Sweden on the island of Öland. The day is significant as it is Crown Princess Victoria’s birthday, and it was first celebrated in 1979 – when Victoria was two-years-old. For…
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A look at the Swedish line of succession

In a new series, we are taking a look at the various lines of successions in the world’s monarchies. This edition is looking at the ten people in the Swedish line of succession. Current monarch: King Carl XVI Gustaf (b. 1946) who came to the throne in 1973 after the death of his grandfather, King Gustaf VI Adolf. Photo: Peter Knutson, The Royal Court, Sweden The King was born to Prince…
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Three-year-old Prince Oscar visits Skäralid

Three-year-old Prince Oscar of Sweden, Duke of Skåne, visited Skäralid on Monday, 17 June in Skåne’s Söderåsen’s National Park alongside his parents, Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel. The little royal was able to visit the playground named after him…
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Royal Wedding Flowers: the myrtle of Sofiero

The royal family of Sweden do like a royal wedding in June. King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia married in the month as did all three of their children while three of the king’s four sisters were June brides, too. And all of them had something else in common, too. For every Swedish royal bride since 1935 has had a very sentimental and poignant addition to their bouquets. All of them have…
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South Korean state visit to Sweden begins

After concluding a state visit to neighbouring Norway, South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in and his wife, First Lady Kim Jung-sook travelled to Sweden for another state visit on the invitation of King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia. The President and First Lady are in…
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Summer pictures released of Princess Estelle and Prince Oscar

Three summer pictures have been released by the Royal Court of Sweden of the two children of Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel, seven-year-old Princess Estelle and three-year-old Prince Oscar. The images were taken in the gardens of the family’s home at Haga Palace by Linda Broström in June. There is one image of the siblings together and a photo each of the young royals solo.
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