Prince Sverre Magnus’ 6th Birthday

  December 3, 2011 at 11:07 pm by

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Prince Sverre Magnus celebrates his 6th birthday today. He is the youngest child of Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit.

He was born on December 3rd, 2005 at Rikshospitalet in Oslo and christened on March 4th, 2006 in the Palace Chapel. His godparents are Her Majesty The Queen, Her Royal Highness Princess Máxima of the Netherlands, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Pavlos of Greece, Her Royal Highness Princess Rosario of Bulgaria, Mr Espen Høiby, Mr Bjørn Stensland and Ms Marianne Gjellestad.

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Both ‘Sverre’ and ‘Magnus’ are names that has been widely used among the ancient Kings of Norway. But at home, Prince Sverre Magnus is just called Magnus. Prince Sverre Magnus does not use the style ‘Royal Highness’ like his sister, and is not a member of the Royal House (which only includes the King and his spouse, the Crown Prince with spouse and the eldest child of the Crown Prince), but he carries the title ‘His Highness’ and is of course member of the Royal Family. He is third in line of succession to the throne after his father and his elder sister.

This year in August, Prince Sverre Magnus started school and is now attending the first grade of Jansløkka Elementary School in Asker, where also Ingrid Alexandra started last year and Marius has been as well.

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