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Swedish Royal Family

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. Currently the Royal Family has these members: The Greater Coat of Arms of the Realm is one of two official Coat of Arms of Sweden. ... Carl XVI Gustaf (Carl Gustaf Folke Hubertus) (born April 30, 1946), styled HM The King, is the King of Sweden. ... Her Majesty Queen Silvia of Sweden (Silvia Renate Bernadotte, née Sommerlath, born 23 December 1943) is the wife of King Carl XVI Gustaf, Swedens monarch, and the mother of the heir apparent to the throne, Crown Princess Victoria. ... Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden (Victoria Ingrid Alice Désirée Bernadotte), born July 14, 1977, Duchess of Västergötland, is the heir apparent to the Swedish throne. ... Prince Carl Philip of Sweden (Carl Philip Edmund Bertil Bernadotte), born May 13, 1979, Duke of Värmland, is the second child and only son of King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden. ... Her Royal Highness Princess Madeleine of Sweden, Madeleine Thérèse Amelie Josephine (born June 10, 1982), Duchess of Helsingia and Gestricia, is the youngest child and second daughter of Carl XVI Gustaf and Silvia of Sweden. ... Princess Lilian of Sweden, née Lilian May Davies, (born 30 August 1915), Duchess of Halland, was born in Wales in the United Kingdom as the daughter of William and Gladys Mary Davies. ... Princess Birgitta of Sweden and Hohenzollern (Birgitta Ingeborg Alice) (born January 19, 1937), was born at Haga Palace in Sweden. ... The term Royal House refers to the official designation and name of a royal family instead of surname. ... The House of Bernadotte, the current Royal House of the Kingdom of Sweden, has reigned since 1818. ... Sweden is a constitutional monarchy with a representative democracy based on a parliamentary system. ... A royal family is the extended family of a monarch. ...

Also the other sisters of the King are known as princesses, but they are referred to in a specific manner, and never actually called Princess of Sweden, nor styled Royal Highnesses. The reason for this is their marriage to non-royal persons, which was not permitted at the time. Whereas their male relatives in the same situation had been stripped of all royal titles (see Bernadotte af Wisborg), the case of the princesses was substantially different, as females were then not entitled to succession at all, and so they were allowed to keep the pre-nominal "Princess" as a mere honorific. Carl XVI Gustaf (Carl Gustaf Folke Hubertus) (born April 30, 1946), styled HM The King, is the King of Sweden. ... September 15 is the 258th day of the year (259th in leap years). ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... April 30 is the 120th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (121st in leap years), with 245 days remaining, as the last day in April. ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Her Majesty Queen Silvia (Silvia Renate Sommerlath), styled Her Majesty The Queen, was born on 23 December 1943 in Heidelberg in Germany. ... June 19 is the 170th day of the year (171st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 195 days remaining. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... December 23 is the 357th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (358th in leap years). ... 1943 (MCMXLIII) is a common year starting on Friday. ... Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden (Victoria Ingrid Alice Désirée Bernadotte), born July 14, 1977, Duchess of Västergötland, is the heir apparent to the Swedish throne. ... Västergötland ( ♫) is one of the historical provinces of Sweden (landskap), situated in the southwest of Sweden. ... July 14 is the 195th day (196th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 170 days remaining. ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... Prince Carl Philip of Sweden (Carl Philip Edmund Bertil Bernadotte), born May 13, 1979, Duke of Värmland, is the second child and only son of King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden. ... â–¶(?) is a historical province or landskap in the west of middle Sweden. ... May 13 is the 133rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (134th in leap years). ... This page refers to the year 1979. ... Her Royal Highness Princess Madeleine of Sweden, Madeleine Thérèse Amelie Josephine (born June 10, 1982), Duchess of Helsingia and Gestricia, is the youngest child and second daughter of Carl XVI Gustaf and Silvia of Sweden. ...   Hälsingland?, is a historical province or landskap in the north of Sweden. ... Gästrikland, is a historical Province or landskap on the eastern coast of Sweden. ... June 10 is the 161st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (162nd in leap years), with 204 days remaining. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Prince Bertil of Sweden, Bertil Gustaf Oskar Carl Eugén (February 28, 1912 – January 5, 1997), Duke of Halland, was the third son of King Gustav VI Adolf of Sweden and his first wife, Princess Margaret of Connaught. ... Princess Lilian of Sweden, née Lilian May Davies, (born 30 August 1915), Duchess of Halland, was born in Wales in the United Kingdom as the daughter of William and Gladys Mary Davies. ... â–¶ (help· info) is a historical province (landskap) on the western coast of Sweden. ... August 30 is the 242nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (243rd in leap years), with 123 days remaining. ... 1915 (MCMXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Princess Birgitta of Sweden and Hohenzollern (Birgitta Ingeborg Alice) (born January 19, 1937), was born at Haga Palace in Sweden. ... Birds-eye view of the castle, Hohenzollern, Germany. ... January 19 is the 19th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Four persons have been created Count Bernadotte af Wisborg in the Luxembourg nobility, all of whom were members of the Swedish Royal House of Bernadotte, to which the Grand Duke of Luxembourg is closely related. ...

Princess Margaretha, Mrs Ambler (Margaretha Désirée Victoria) (born 31 October 1934), was born at Haga Palace outside Stockholm. ... October 31 is the 304th day of the year (305th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 61 days remaining, as the final day of October. ... 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Princess Désirée, Baroness Silfverschiöld (Désirée Elisabeth Sibylla) (born 2 June 1938), was born at Haga Palace outside Stockholm. ... 2 June is the 153rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (154th in leap years), with 212 days remaining. ... 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Princess Christina, Mrs. ... August 3 is the 215th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (216th in leap years), with 150 days remaining. ... 1943 (MCMXLIII) is a common year starting on Friday. ...

See also

In Sweden, Duke is considered a royal title, and is only given to members of the Royal House (currently Bernadotte). ... The Swedish nobility (Adeln) was historically a privileged class in Sweden. ...

External link

  • Swedish Royal Court

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