King Carl Gustaf’s 70th Birthday: Te Deum Service

  April 30, 2016 at 6:50 am by

Today is King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden’s 70th birthday, and the day began this morning with a Te Deum service at the Palace Chapel of the Royal Palace of Stockholm.

The King was joined by his immediate family and siblings for the service which was lead by the Chaplain to the King, Johan Dalman, and the Pastor of the Royal Court Parish, Michael Bjerkhagen, as well as a number of foreign royal guests.

Crown Princess Victoria, Princess Estelle and Prince Daniel

Princess Sofia and Prince Carl Philip

Princess Madeleine and Chris O’Neill

From the foreign royal contingent were:

Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, in a lovely mint green ensemble

King Juan Carlos I and Queen Sofia of Spain

Princess Takamado of Japan

Other royals also included Prince Albert II of Monaco, former King Simeon and Queen Margarita of Bulgaria, Hereditary Prince Alois and Hereditary Princess Sophie of Liechtenstein, Princess Benedikte of Denmark, Princess Takamado of Japan, Hereditary Prince Hubertus and Hereditary Princess Kelly of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Prince Leopold, Princess Ursula, Prince Manuel and Princess Anna of Bavaria, Duke Max and Duchess Elizabeth in Bavaria, and Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine of Serbia.

The President of Iceland was also present.

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