Royal Birthday: Princess Margaretha Mrs Ambler

King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden's oldest sister celebrates her 84th birthday on 31 October 2018. Princess Margaretha Désirée Victoria of Sweden was born in 1934 at the Haga Palace, near Stockholm, during the reign of her great-grandfather, Gustaf V. She was Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten and Princess Sybille of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha’s…

Princess Christina retires at 75

Sweden’s Princess Christina is retiring from official duties, following 45 years of service, on her 75th birthday on Friday, 3 August 2018. The youngest daughter of Sweden’s Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten, and Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Princess Christina Louise Helena was born on 3 August 1943 at Haga Palace, Solna, outside…

King Carl XVI Gustaf 72nd Birthday Celebration Plans

Celebrations for King Carl XVI Gustaf’s 72nd Birthday will take place in the Outer Courtyard at the Royal Palace in Stockholm on Monday, 30 April 2018. King Carl Gustaf has become Sweden's longest-reigning monarch in Swedish history, overtaking King Magnus IV on 26 April 2018. He was the youngest child and only son born to…

Sweden’s Princess Birgitta Turns 80

King Carl XVI Gustaf’s older sister Princess Birgitta celebrates her 80th birthday this year. The Swedish Royal Family gathered at Drottningholm Palace for a celebratory dinner on 19 January 2017, including her sisters, Princesses Margaretha, Birgitta, Désirée and Christina. Tomorrow the Swedish Royal family will gather at Drottningholm Palace to celebrate the 80th birthday of…

Royal Wedding Dresses 1976-2016

An exhibition featuring five Royal wedding dresses will be on show to commemorate King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia's 40th Wedding Anniversary. These elegant wedding gowns are on display for the first time since they were worn. Queen Silvia opened this exhibition on Monday, 17 October 2016, at the Royal Palace of Stockholm, featuring…