Princess Christina Turns 71
On August 3, Princess Christina, Mrs. Magnuson celebrated her seventy first birthday.
Princess Christina of Sweden was born on August 3, 1943 at Haga Palace in Stockholm. She is the fourth child of Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten and his wife, Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha. She has four siblings: Princess Margaretha (born in 1934), Princess Birgitta (born in 1937), Princess Désirée (born in 1938) and King Carl XVI Gustaf (born in 1946).
On June 15, 1974, Princess Christina married Tord Magnuson at the Royal Palace Church. The marriage was considered unequal, and as a result, Princess Christina had to give up her style of Royal Highness and received the title and style of Her Excellency Princess Christina, Mrs. Magnuson. She and her husband have three sons: Gustaf Magnuson (born in 1975 – in 2013 he married Vicky Andrén), Oscar Magnuson (born in 1977 – in 2011 he married Emma Ledent) and Victor Magnuson (born in 1980 – he is currently in a relationship with Frida Bergström). Princess Christina and her husband have three grandchildren.
Despite not being a member of the Swedish Royal Family, Princess Christina still performs official engagements, such as attending the Nobel Peace Prize. For nine years, she was the chairman of the Swedish Red Cross.Filed under Sweden
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