Madeleine Thérèse Amelie Josephine, Princess of Sweden, Duchess of Hälsingland and Gästrikland, was born on June 10, 1982 at Drottningholm Palace.
During the autumn 2002 the Princess went through an introduction in modern architecture, design, art and advertising to prepare her for coming studies in History of Art at the University wich she started in January 2003.
Walking with Jonas and Jambo at Drottningholm Castle
Jambo is Princess Lilians dog
Thank you Josefine for posting the pic of Madeleine and Jonas. Is it really that cold in Stockholm/Sweden right now!? I couldn´t imagine to wear a Sweater AND a thick jacket in June. And I´ve thought you Swedes also have bikini-weather in June (ok, maybe not in Lapland, but at least in the south.)
Polfoto 28-06-2003 - Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden stands together with her sister Princess Madeleine and her brother Prince Carl Philip at Prince Leopold of Bavaria's birthday party in Rottach-Egern, Germany, 28 June 2003. Prince Leopold, or Poldi as his friends call him, invited royals and important people from film and economy to celebrate his 60th birthday with him. He turned 60 on 21 June 2003. Prince Leopold and the Swedish royals are closely connected. Leopold is Prince Philip's godfather.
I think she is not a royal rebel. She just want to live maybe off from the spotlight or she wants to live independently.. I hope she does not stain her name with her future plans.. B)
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That is interesting to see in all of the photos of Madeleine and Jonas there is not a bodyguard in sight. I thought that since the kidnap threat autumn last year Madeleine is supposed to have one with her at all times not just on official engagements? Or does she no longer have a bodyguard with her now the kidnap threat has passed?
Another thing that crossed my mind is the fact that when Madeleine was stopped by the police in her car last month for driving up a pedestrian area of Stockholm she was photographed then and reported to be alone then.
Where does ones childhood go? Gita.
Originally posted by Yennie@Jul 11th, 2003 - 5:16 pm I don´t think she has a bodyguard with her when she´s out in private. Its only when she´s on official visits
And that´s the thing I don´t understand. All kidnappings I remember (both, the political and financial motivated) happend, when the kidnapped person wasn´t in his/her office/work, or at an offical duty. Kidnappers are searching for places, where the person is (almost) alone, and the last thing they need are hundreds of witnesses.
So I don´t understand why crown princess Victoria has got all these bodyguards, also in her private life. A kidnapper would get the same amount of money for Madeleine and a terroristic group would also set a sign with the kidnapping of the third in the line of the throne. And another thing is, that Madeleine had almost the same presence in media like Victoria in recent years, so she could also be the target of a mentally disordered person.