Princess Madeleine of Sweden

youngest child of King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden

Princess Madeleine of Sweden, Duchess of Hälsingland and Gästrikland, (Madeleine Thérèse Amélie Joséphine;[1] born on 10 June 1982 in Drottningholm, Sweden), is a Swedish princess. She is the youngest child and second daughter of King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden. Madeleine is seventh in line to the Swedish throne.

Princess Madeleine
Duchess of Hälsingland and Gästrikland
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Princess Madeleine in 2017
Born (1982-06-10) 10 June 1982 (age 38)
Drottningholm Palace, Drottningholm, Sweden
Spouse
IssuePrincess Leonore, Duchess of Gotland
Prince Nicolas, Duke of Ångermanland
Princess Adrienne, Duchess of Blekinge
Full name
Madeleine Thérèse Amelie Josephine
HouseBernadotte
FatherCarl XVI Gustaf of Sweden
MotherSilvia Sommerlath
ReligionChurch of Sweden
Princess Madeleine with husband, Christopher O'Neill, on their wedding day in 2013.

Princess Madeleine is married to British financier Christopher O'Neill. The couple has three children, Princess Leonore, Prince Nicolas, and Princess Adrienne.

Early lifeEdit

Princess Madeleine was born on 10 June 1982 at 19.05 Central European Time[2] in the Drottningholm Palace in Drottningholm, Sweden. Her fourth name, Josephine, honours her ancestor Josephine of Leuchtenberg.

Forbes Magazine ranked Madeleine at 12th place on its "20 Hottest Young Royals" list in 2008[3].

Other websitesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "H.K.H. Prinsessan Madeleine - Sveriges Kungahus". Kungahuset.se. Retrieved 2014-05-17.
  2. Udo Sponberg udo.sponberg@gp.se. "Och så ska det gå till ... - Sverige - Göteborgs-Posten" (in Swedish). Gp.se. Retrieved 2014-01-19.
  3. Streib, Lauren (27 May 2008). "The 20 Hottest Young Royals – 12. Princess Madeline". Forbes. Retrieved 19 June 2010.