King Carl XVI Gustaf Turns 69
King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden turns 69 years old today.
Born on 30 April 1946, his full name is Carl Gustaf Folke Hubertus. He was born at Haga Palace in Solna, Stockholm County. He was christened at the Royal Chapel June 7, 1946. On the christening day, he received the title Duke of Jämtland. Carl Gustaf became King of Sweden in September 1973.
King Carl Gustaf is married to Queen Silvia and have three children together, Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Carl Philip and Princess Madeleine.
King Carl Gustaf at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Falun, February 2015.Filed under Sweden
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