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HRH Prince Carl Philip of Sweden

His Royal Highness Prince Carl Philip of Sweden (Carl Philip Edmund Bertil) (born May 13, 1979), Duke of Wermelandia, is the second child and only son of HM King Carl XVI Gustaf and HM Queen Silvia of Sweden. Born Crown Prince of Sweden, he was stripped of this title on January 1, 1980, due to a change in the Act of Succession to introduce equal primogeniture. Since then, Prince Carl Philip is second in the line of succession, after his elder sister, Crown Princess Victoria. HRH Prince Carl Philip of Sweden User_talk:Timtonruben359#Image:HRH-Prince-Carl-Philip-of-Sweden. ... HRH Prince Carl Philip of Sweden User_talk:Timtonruben359#Image:HRH-Prince-Carl-Philip-of-Sweden. ... HRH is an acronym for His Royal Highness or Her Royal Highness. ... May 13 is the 133rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (134th in leap years). ... 1979 is a common year starting on Monday. ... Wermelandia, or Värmland, is a historical province or landskap in the west of middle Sweden. ... His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf (Carl Gustaf Folke Hubertus Bernadotte), styled HM The King (born April 30, 1946), is the reigning Swedish monarch. ... Her Majesty Queen Silvia (Silvia Renate Sommerlath), styled Her Majesty The Queen, was born on 23 December 1943 in Heidelberg in Germany. ... January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... 1980 is a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... Primogeniture is inheritance by the first-born of the entirety of a parents wealth, estate or office, or in the absence of children, by collateral relatives in order of seniority of the collateral line. ... HRH the Crown Princess of Sweden Her Royal Highness Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden, Duchess of Westrogothia (Victoria Ingrid Alice Désirée Bernadotte) (born July 14, 1977), is the heir apparent to the crown of Sweden. ...


During 1984-86, Prince Carl Philip attended the Västerled parish preschool. In the autumn of 1986, he started school at Smedslättsskolan in Bromma which he attended at junior level. For the intermediate level, the Prince attended Ålstensskolan in Bromma, proceeding from there, in the autumn of 1992, to senior level at Enskilda Gymnasiet in Stockholm. In the autumn of 1994 Prince Carl Philip enrolled at Kent, a private school in Connecticut, where he spent two years. The Prince then continued his studies in a science programme at Lundsberg upper secondary school. He graduated in the spring of 1999. 1984 is a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Events Publius Septimius Geta receives the title of Caesar. ... Bromma is a borough of Stockholm, Sweden. ... 1992 is a leap year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Stockholm City Hall Stockholm  listen is the capital and the largest city of Sweden. ... 1994 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... State nickname: The Constitution State Other U.S. States Capital Hartford Largest city Bridgeport Governor M. Jodi Rell Official languages English Area 14,371 km² (48th)  - Land 12,559 km²  - Water 1,809 km² (12. ... 1999 is a common year starting on Friday of the Common Era, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ...


Prince Carl Philip has been a scout and is fond of outdoor life. He is keen on sport and athletics; especially football, swimming, and skiing. In 2003, he completed the historic Swedish "Vasaloppet", the longest cross country ski race in the world. Carl Philip also has a passion for car racing (something he has partly "inherited" from his uncle Prince Bertil, who had a great love for cars and racing as well) and has a license to compete. This article deals with the history and development of the different sports around the world known as Football. For links to articles on each of those sports, please see the list in the Football today section of this article. ... Swimming is the method by which humans (or other animals) move themselves through water. ... Skiing is the activity of gliding over snow using skis (originally wooden planks, now usually made from fiberglass or related composites) strapped to the feet with ski bindings. ... 2003 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Vasaloppet is named after Gustav Vasas aborted escape in 1520. ... Prince Bertil of Sweden, Bertil Gustaf Oskar Carl Eugén (February 28, 1912 - January 5, 1997), Duke of Hallandia, was the third son of King Gustav VI Adolf of Sweden and his first wife, Princess Margaret of Connaught. ...


The Prince completed his military service at the Amphibious Batallion at Vaxholm's Coast Artillery Regiment as a combat boat commander (Combat Boat 90) in the autumn of 2000. In December 2002, the Prince was promoted to fänrik (second lieutenant) in the Royal Swedish Navy. Scenery from Vaxholm Vaxholm is a municipality of the Stockholm archipelago in central Sweden. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Second Lieutenant is the lowest commissioned rank in many armed forces. ... The Swedish Navy (Swedish Marinen) is the naval branch of the Swedish Armed Forces. ...


With a great interest for design and drawing, the Prince began studying Graphic Design in Stockholm in 2003, studies which he continues still. In December 2003, for Queen Silvia's 60th birthday - he designed the cover for a CD of the music of Tchaikovsky's ballet The Nutcracker, which was released to honour Her Majesty's landmark birthday (the proceedings from it goes to the World Childhood Foundation, an organisation founded by Queen Silvia. In 2004, the Prince has also created a calendar, together with an advertising agency, that will be sold to benefit the same organisation. Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky  listen (Russian: Пётр Ильи́ч Чайко́вский, sometimes transliterated as Piotr, Anglicised as Peter Ilich), (May 7, 1840 – November 6, 1893 (N.S.); April 25, 1840 – October 25, 1893 (O.S.)) was a Russian composer of the Romantic era. ... A performance of The Nutcracker The story of The Nutcracker and the Mouse King was written by E. T. A. Hoffmann. ... 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The Prince has been dating Emma Pernald, the daughter of a wealthy Swedish businessman, for over five years now. There is some talk that the two may soon marry. However, it is rumoured that the Prince wishes to wait until his older sister, as heir to the throne, marries first.

Prince Carl Philip's logo
Prince Carl Philip's logo

The very shy Carl Philip is glad that the majority of the Swedish media focus on his sisters. However, his good looks have not gone unnoticed. In recent years, he has become a huge gay icon in Sweden (there have been reports of some gay bars in Sweden having his picture hung on the walls). The Prince admitted he was a bit surprised at the attention from the gay community, but that he found it very flattering. The logo of Prince Carl Philip of Sweden. ... Gay, in addition to meaning happy, also means, simplistically, preferring the same sex in current usage, though to tie down the word to a specific cultural meaning might be to misrespresent a huge community of individuals who find themselves described by the word gay. The term gay, or lesbian for...


In 2004 when the Prince turned 25, he was honoured with a congratulatory call on the Court Yard of the Royal Palace of Stockholm, and gave a rare television interview in which he open heartedly told the people about himself and his life. The Stockholm Palace, or Stockholms slott, is the royal palace and official residence of the Swedish monarch, in Stockholm. ...


See also

The Swedish Royal Family consists of a number of persons in the Swedish Royal House of Bernadotte, closely related to the King of Sweden, who are entitled to royal titles, and some of which are performing various official engagements on behalf of the Royal Family and ceremonial duties of State. ...

External links

  • The Royal Court of Sweden: Prince Carl Philip (http://www.royalcourt.se/theroyalfamily/princecarlphilip.4.53abbbfd7ffdfa677fff24610.html)
Preceded by:
HRH Crown Princess Victoria
Line of succession to the Swedish throne Succeeded by:
HRH Princess Madeleine, Duchess of Helsingia and Gestricia

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