Friday, April 8, 2016

Royal Profile: Leah Behn

Leah Isadora Behn was born 8 April 2005 as the second of three daughters of Princess Märtha Louise of Norway and husband Ari Behn at her mother's summer home, Bloksbjerg at Hankø island,  Fredrikstad, Norway{Source}.

As a granddaughter of King Harald and Queen Sojna, she is 6th in line for the throne of Norway, after her uncle, two cousins, mother and older sister.


At her baptism, her parents confessed that she was named after the Star Wars character, Princess Leia, of which her mother is a big fan of, and after American dancer Isadora Duncan{Source}. Her godparents are{Source}:

  1. Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands
  2. Gry Brusletto
  3. Katharina Salbu, Espen Bjørshol
  4. Jon Andreas Håtun
  5. Didrik Vigsnæs
  6. Marianne Ulrichsen


Until the family's move to London Leah was a student at Bærum Waldorf School in Bærum, Norway. Upon the family's move to London in 2012, she began attending a Waldorf school there.

Unlike her cousins, Princess Ingrid Alexandra and Prince Sevrre Magunus, she and her sisters are not titled as titles come from the male line and their royal lineage comes from the female line.

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