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Forum: Royal House of Sweden 05-15-2007, 01:54 PM
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Posted By GrandDuchess
The fortune estimates that the media publishes is...

The fortune estimates that the media publishes is only what they can find in public tax reports, meaning personal income and assessed private fortune. This means merely the assets that are in the...
Forum: Royal House of Sweden 05-14-2007, 10:40 AM
Replies: 293
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Posted By GrandDuchess
Well compared to the list of richest people in...

Well compared to the list of richest people in Sweden yes, the King is rather "poor", but then again his fortune isn't small either and since the monarch's expenses is paid for by the state he...
Forum: Royal House of Sweden 09-11-2006, 09:37 AM
Replies: 293
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Posted By GrandDuchess
Of course, but I've always taken for granted that...

Of course, but I've always taken for granted that she was named after Queen Victoria of Sweden, and that's what I've read. But of course we don't know for sure, unless anyone has a confirmation via a...
Forum: Royal House of Sweden 08-25-2006, 06:51 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 73,812
Posted By GrandDuchess
Do you mean how long the House of Bernadotte has...

Do you mean how long the House of Bernadotte has held the throne of Sweden, or do you mean the age of the individual members of the Royal Family? The answer to the first question is since 1818, when...
Forum: Royal House of Sweden 08-11-2006, 07:33 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 73,812
Posted By GrandDuchess
My suggestion is that you contact them via...

My suggestion is that you contact them via telephone, you call the switchboard and ask to be directed to the Royal Gift Shop at the Royal Palace of Stockholm. You can find the telephone number here...
Forum: Royal House of Sweden 08-01-2006, 07:16 AM
Replies: 293
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Posted By GrandDuchess
It gives itself. Because he is the 16th Carl or...

It gives itself. Because he is the 16th Carl or Karl - not the 16th Carl Gustaf.
Forum: Royal House of Sweden 07-31-2006, 02:53 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 73,812
Posted By GrandDuchess
Because he is the 16th Carl or Karl to rule...

Because he is the 16th Carl or Karl to rule Sweden.
Forum: Royal House of Sweden 07-11-2006, 03:45 PM
Replies: 293
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Posted By GrandDuchess
Well it would have to be one piece from the crown...

Well it would have to be one piece from the crown jewels, I guess a crown or tiara could be set in aluminium then. Not all the crown jewels, or regalia as they're called in Sweden, though - because...
Forum: Royal House of Sweden 07-11-2006, 10:48 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 73,812
Posted By GrandDuchess
Do you really mean one of the crowns belonging to...

Do you really mean one of the crowns belonging to the regalia? Or do you mean a tiara/diadem from the Bernadotte Foundation or private collections?
Forum: Royal House of Sweden 07-11-2006, 08:03 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 73,812
Posted By GrandDuchess
What do you mean by "set into an aluminium...

What do you mean by "set into an aluminium crown"? There are many crown jewels, individual pieces, they have not been merged into anything. And as far as I'm aware, nun of them are made of...
Forum: Royal House of Sweden 05-30-2006, 02:29 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 73,812
Posted By GrandDuchess
The Queen has two Ladies-in-Waitings, I think she...

The Queen has two Ladies-in-Waitings, I think she used to have three, but according to the official website they are now two. The Crown Princess has chosen to use Aide-de-Camps instead of...
Forum: Royal House of Sweden 05-08-2006, 04:29 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 73,812
Posted By GrandDuchess
No. The Emperor and Empress of Japan paid a State...

No. The Emperor and Empress of Japan paid a State Visit to Sweden in May 2000. However, the Japanese Prime Minister, Koizumi, was in Sweden for two days last week. He received an audience with the...
Forum: Royal House of Sweden 01-06-2006, 10:48 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 73,812
Posted By GrandDuchess
Not yet, I haven't heard or read anything and the...

Not yet, I haven't heard or read anything and the Court's website calendar hasn't been updated with a new calendar for after their holiday yet...

The Swedish Sports Gala this year takes place on...
Forum: Royal House of Sweden 11-22-2005, 12:35 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 73,812
Posted By GrandDuchess
The matter with the King's sisters is because it...

The matter with the King's sisters is because it was another time and age back then. Women didn't have rights to the throne, and the Royal House laws and regulations were very strict. It was a part...
Forum: Royal House of Sweden 11-12-2005, 06:21 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 73,812
Posted By GrandDuchess
Prince Carl Philip holds the rank of Lieutenant,...

Prince Carl Philip holds the rank of Lieutenant, he was appointed as such in December 2004. Before that he held the rank of second lieutenant.
Forum: Royal House of Sweden 10-05-2005, 04:16 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 73,812
Posted By GrandDuchess
Yes, I think that the ceremony will be more...

Yes, I think that the ceremony will be more modern and maybe also more "simple", how, I don't even want to begin to guess though.

But for example, the next monarch in Sweden will not take the...
Forum: Royal House of Sweden 10-05-2005, 03:58 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 73,812
Posted By GrandDuchess
No, I don't think so - they're family and the...

No, I don't think so - they're family and the Royal Family, so these "rules" are merely for guests. But when they have dinners or parties, I think they try to talk with many different guests, and not...
Forum: Royal House of Sweden 07-04-2005, 11:22 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 73,812
Posted By GrandDuchess
King Oscar II was the last king to be crowned in...

King Oscar II was the last king to be crowned in Sweden, that was in 1873.

Swedish kings and queens have not worn their crowns since 1907. But as I mentioned, the regalia are still present at the...
Forum: Royal House of Sweden 07-03-2005, 06:18 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 73,812
Posted By GrandDuchess
No, they do not. The regalia are only present (on...

No, they do not. The regalia are only present (on cushions) for the most important state affairs, but not worn like in the "good old days" (in some ways, I'd love to see them in full regalia again)....
Forum: Royal House of Sweden 04-10-2005, 06:29 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 73,812
Posted By GrandDuchess
In the mailbox of April's issue of the British...

In the mailbox of April's issue of the British monarchy website's monthly Royal Insight (http://www.royal.gov.uk/output/Page1727.asp), there is a question about which was the first State Visit that...
Forum: Royal House of Sweden 06-14-2004, 09:48 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 73,812
Posted By GrandDuchess
The zipper is just to hold together this really...

The zipper is just to hold together this really huge carpet, so that it lays firmly on the floor. Otherwise you never know if someone might tripp!
Forum: Royal House of Sweden 06-13-2004, 10:49 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 73,812
Posted By GrandDuchess
This is a guide for those of you who havenít...

This is a guide for those of you who havenít (yet) attended a royal banquet/dinner (if this would be the case for someone :P ) in Sweden.

To attend a Royal Banquet or Dinner in Sweden:

If...
Forum: Royal House of Sweden 06-13-2004, 10:45 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 73,812
Posted By GrandDuchess
I've already posted this once in another...

I've already posted this once in another thread, but it doesn't really fit there. I hope it's okay. If someone else has something like this, please post it! I love to know about these things. :P
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Forum: Royal House of Sweden 06-13-2004, 10:44 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 73,812
Posted By GrandDuchess
General Swedish Royalty Facts, Discussion and Questions

Here I though people could post things that doesn't really fit in the other categories, like these things I'm gonna post now (and hopefully other things in the future).

If you have anything that...
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