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Old 08-21-2011, 07:18 PM
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Yes, the King made him one. He wouldn't have become one under the older rules that was made when women couldn't inherit the throne. But I guess the reasoining is sound, if women can inherit the crown as well as men can, men must be able to get a title by marriage as well women do.
Yes, but in that case he should be rightfully be crownprince and not just prince. Just like Letizia, Mary, Maxima, Mette-Marit, etc have become crownprincesses and not just princesses. They're still not fair when it comes to things like that and I perfectly understand that Henrik of Denmark isn't happy about the fact that he isn't King of Denmark, while Silvia ist Queen of Sweden and Sonja is Queen of Norway. What makes Silvia and Sonja higher valued than Henrik or the late Bernhard of the Netherlands or the Duke of Edinburgh? Or what makes Mary and Mette-Marit higher valued than Daniel? Equality yes, but not when at the same moment the equality just brings women level to men. It should also be the other way around. Daniel wouldn't ever be king of his own and would always just be the added partner in this high-level-marriage (and also they can insist on keeping the royal family name so the not royal born partner has to go by this name after the marriage). But he has the same right to be crownprince and king some day like Letizia, Mary, Maxima, Mette-Marit, etc have IMO.
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Actually if you look at his bio on the Swedish Royal Family website, you'll notice that Daniel officially has two surnames: Westling Bernadotte. His official style and title are HRH Prince Daniel of Sweden, Duke of Vastergotland.
No, prince Daniel doesn't have two surnames, as it's not allowed in Sweden to have two surnames, his surname is Westling, and he have taken his wife's surname as a middle name. Check this reference in Wikipedia: ^ Swedish Tax Agency continually updated public census records available to anyone by telephone (as per name change there after wedding, when he adopted his wife's dynasty name as a middle name and kept his own family name, though neither is used when referring to him as prince) Prince Daniel, Duke of Västergötland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Old 08-22-2011, 10:47 AM
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No, prince Daniel doesn't have two surnames, as it's not allowed in Sweden to have two surnames, his surname is Westling, and he have taken his wife's surname as a middle name. Check this reference in Wikipedia: ^ Swedish Tax Agency continually updated public census records available to anyone by telephone (as per name change there after wedding, when he adopted his wife's dynasty name as a middle name and kept his own family name, though neither is used when referring to him as prince) Prince Daniel, Duke of Västergötland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Oh. I didn't realize Sweden didn't allow two surnames. I guess I'd be in trouble then because I have two myself. lol So Bernadotte is his middle name then. Interesting.
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Old 08-22-2011, 07:16 PM
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No, prince Daniel doesn't have two surnames, as it's not allowed in Sweden to have two surnames, his surname is Westling, and he have taken his wife's surname as a middle name. Check this reference in Wikipedia: ^ Swedish Tax Agency continually updated public census records available to anyone by telephone (as per name change there after wedding, when he adopted his wife's dynasty name as a middle name and kept his own family name, though neither is used when referring to him as prince) Prince Daniel, Duke of Västergötland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Don´t you mean that Westling is a middlename and Bernadotte the surname?

According to http://www.kungahuset.se then his name is: Olof Daniel Westling Bernadotte. Which in my book means that Olof is the forename, Daniel Westling is the middlenames and Bernadotte the surname.
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Old 08-23-2011, 02:05 AM
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Don´t you mean that Westling is a middlename and Bernadotte the surname?

According to http://www.kungahuset.se then his name is: Olof Daniel Westling Bernadotte. Which in my book means that Olof is the forename, Daniel Westling is the middlenames and Bernadotte the surname.
It seems that the information on the English version of Wikipedia is wrong, the surname is Bernadotte, Westling is the middle name and Olof Daniel is the given names. A middle name is a surname, not a given name in Sweden. You can have as many given names as you want, but only one middle (sur)name and one surname.
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