Sunday, 21 May 2000

HRH Prince Carl Philip of Sweden - Bio


I'm working on filling in all of the bios, very very slowly.  Updates to Come.  
Full Name: Carl Philip Edmund Bertil
Title: Duke of Värmland
Birth: Carl Philip was born 13 May 1979 at the Royal Palace in Stockholm. He was the 2nd child of King Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia.

Country: Sweden
Monarchs during life: Carl XVI Gustaf
Relationship to current monarch: Son
Place in line of succession:
  • At Birth: 1st in line
  • After 1979 Change in Succession Act: 2nd in line, behind older sister Victoria
  • Current: 4th in line, behind Nephew, Niece and older Sister
Religion: Church of Sweden
  • Christening:  Christened on 31 August 1979 at 
  • God Parents:
    • Prince Bertil (Great-uncle)
    • Princess Birgitta (Aunt)
    • Prince Leopold of Bavaria 
    • Queen Margrethe II of Denmark 
  • Confirmation: Summer of 1994 at Vadstena Church,
  • God Children:
    • Princess Estelle (Niece)
    • Prince Nicolas (Nephew)
Family:
  • Parents: King Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia
  • Marriage:  Married Sofia Hellqvist on 13 June 2015 at Royal Chapel at the Royal Palace of Stockholm.
  • Children: 
    • Prince Alexander (b. 2016)
    • Prince Gabriel (b. 2017)
Schooling:
University: 
  • Forsbergs School of Graphic Design (Sweden)
    • 2004-2006
  • Rhode Island School of Design (USA)
    • Graphic Design
    • Spring 2007
  • Swedish National Defense College  (Sweden)
    • 2007-2008
  • Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (Sweden)
    • Agricultural and Rural Management
    • 2009-2012
Job: Full-Time Royal
Previously:
  • Internship at the National Geographic Society in Washington D.C., USA 
  • Military Service 
Residence: -

Causes: Sport, Art, Design, Dyslexia
Video of them speaking: (Beginning in English, End in Swedish)



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