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Reigning Royal Families

Biographical entries of most of the reigning monarchs and of certain other members of the reigning royal families will be found in their appropriate alphabetical order in the biographical section of this site.

The name under which they can be found in the text of the site is listed and hyperlinked in this section in bold UPPERCASE type.


SWEDEN

Reigning King:

HM KING CARL XVI GUSTAF
b. 30 April 1946; succeeded to the throne 15 September 1973, on the death of his grandfather, King Gustaf VI Adolf; married 19 June 1976, Silvia Renate Sommerlath (HM Queen Silvia) (b. 23 December 1943).

Children of the King:

HRH Crown Princess Victoria Ingrid Alice Désirée, Duchess of Västergötland, b. 14 July 1977; married 19 June 2010, Olof Daniel Westling Bernadotte (Prince Daniel, Duke of Västergötland), b. 15 September 1973; daughter, Princess Estelle, Duchess of Östergötland, b. 23 February 2012.

HRH Prince Carl Philip Edmund Bertil, Duke of Varmland, b. 13 May 1979.

HRH Princess Madeleine Thérèse Amelie Josephine, Duchess of Hälsingland and Gästrikland, b. 10 June 1982; married 8 June 2013, Christopher O'Neill, b. 27 June 1974.

Parents of the King:

Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten, b. 22 April 1906, died 26 January 1947; married 20 October 1932, Sibylla, Princess of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (b. 18 January 1908, died 28 November 1972).

Sisters of the King:

Princess Margaretha, b. 31 October 1934; married 30 June 1964, John Ambler (b. 6 June 1924, died 31 May 2008); daughter, Sibylla Louise, b. 14 April 1965; son, Charles Edward, b. 14 July 1966; son, James Patrick, b. 10 June 1969.

Princess Birgitta, b. 19 January 1937; married 25 May 1961, Prince Johann Georg of Hohenzollern (b. 31 July 1932); son, Carl Christian, b. 5 April 1962; daughter, Desirée, b. 27 November 1963; son, Hubertus, b. 10 June 1966.

Princess Désirée, b. 2 June 1938; married 5 June 1964, Baron Nils-August Otto Carl Niclas Silfverschiöld (b. 31 May 1934); son, Carl Otto Edmund, b. 22 March 1965; daughter, Kristina Louise Ewa Madeleine, b. 29 September 1966; daughter, Hélène Ingeborg Sibylla, b. 20 September 1968.

Princess Christina, b. 3 August 1943; married 15 June 1974, Tord Magnuson (b. 7 April 1941); son, Carl Gustaf Victor, b. 8 August 1975; son, Tord Oscar Fredrik, b. 20 June 1977; son, Victor Edmund Lennart, b. 10 September 1980.



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