Monday, April 29, 2013

Royal Profile: Maud Angelica Behn

Maud Angelica Behn was born 29 April 2003, in Olso, Norway, the eldest child of Princess Märtha Louise of Norway and Ari Behn, and the eldest grandchild of King Harald V of Norway and Queen Sonja of Norway. 

She was christened at Slottskapellet, The Royal Palace, Oslo, Norway, on 2 July 2003, the one-hundredth birthday of her great-grandfather, King Olav V of Norway. Her godparents consisted of {Source}:
  • King Harald of Norway (maternal grandfather)
  • Crown Prince Haakon of Norway (maternal uncle)
  • Princess Alexandra of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg , Countess of Pfeil and Klein-Ellguth(her mother's  3rd  cousin 1x removed)
  •  Marianne Ulrichsen (her mother's friend, was maid-of-honor at her wedding)
  • Anja Sabrina Bjørshol (paternal aunt)
  • Kåre Conradi (her father's friend and  best man at his wedding)
  • Trond Giske (friend of her father)

At present, she is 5th in line for the throne of Norway, after her uncle, two cousins and mother. She has two younger sisters, Leah, and Emma. Her cousins are future Norweigen Queen, Princess Ingrid Alexandra and Prince Sverre Magnus. She also has a stepcousin, Marius.

In the autumn of 2009, she was enrolled at the Bærum Waldorf School (Norwegian: Steinerskolen i Bærum), a private school in the municipality of Bærum. Her sister also attends this school. Presently, Maud is in her fourth year at the school.

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