Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden

related topics
{son, year, death}
{day, year, event}
{government, party, election}
{work, book, publish}
{school, student, university}
{service, military, aircraft}
{company, market, business}
{water, park, boat}
{woman, child, man}
{disease, patient, cell}
{style, bgcolor, rowspan}
{country, population, people}

HM The King
HM The Queen

HRH The Duchess of Halland

HRH Princess Birgitta

Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden, Duchess of Västergötland (Swedish: Victoria, Sveriges kronprinsessa, hertiginna av Västergötland, Victoria Ingrid Alice Désirée; born 14 July 1977) is the heiress-apparent to the Swedish throne. If she ascends to the throne as expected, she will be Sweden's fourth queen regnant (after Margaret, Christina and Ulrika Eleonora).


Early life

Victoria was born on 14 July 1977 in Stockholm, Sweden and is the eldest child of King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia, and belongs to the Royal House of Bernadotte. Born as a Princess of Sweden, she was designated Crown Princess in 1979 (SFS 1979:932) ahead of her younger brother. Her first place in succession formally went into effect on 1 January 1980 with the parliamentary change to the Act of Succession that introduced equal primogeniture. Victoria is currently the only female heir-apparent in the world (though there are several females who are heiresses-apparent of an heir-apparent) and is usually styled HRH The Crown Princess. She is in the line of succession to the thrones of the Commonwealth realms through her father, a third cousin of Queen Elizabeth II.

Full article ▸

related documents
Harald V of Norway
Monarchy of the Netherlands
John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir
Beatrix of the Netherlands
George IV of the United Kingdom
Louis XVIII of France
William H. Seward
Alexander Pushkin
Lytton Strachey
Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor
Eileen Chang
Charles VII of France
Jane Seymour
The Luck of Barry Lyndon
House of Babenberg
Anna Akhmatova
Nicolas Fouquet
Howards End (film)
Nero Claudius Drusus
Patrick White
Frederick, Prince of Wales
Soong May-ling
Guy of Lusignan
Just Like That (novel)
Thomas Gray
Harun al-Rashid
Edward I of England
Snorri Sturluson