Thursday, March 2, 2017

Royal Profile: Prince Oscar of Sweden, The Duke of Skåne

Prince Oscar Carl Olof of Sweden, The Duke of Skåne  was born 2 March 2016 as the second child of Crown Princess Victoria & Prince Daniel {Source}. He has one older sister{Source}:
He shares a birthday with a bunch of young royals:

  • Gaspard Marie Leon Canio Corneille Crépy (1999)
  • Miss Eloise Olivia Katherine Taylor (2003)
  • Master Nicolás Gómez-Acebo y Carney (2013)
  • Princess Muhee'ah Raayatul Bolqiah of Brunei (2016)


In accordance with the 1979 Act of Succession, which entered into force on 1 January 1980, Prince Oscar is third in the line of succession, following Princess Estelle{Source}.

Prince Oscar was christened in the Royal Chapel, The Royal Palace on May 27, 2016{Source}. The following were named as his godparents{Source}:

  • Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark (distant cousin, also his wife if Estelle's godmother)
  • Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway (family friend, her husband is a distant cousin and godfather to Princess Estelle)
  • Princess Madeleine (maternal aunt)
  • Oscar Magnuson (maternal 1st cousin 1x removed)
  •  Mr Hans Åström (friend of his father's)

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