Today, King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden celebrates his 65th birthday. He was born in Haga Palace on April 30th, 1946, to Prince Gustav Adolf and Princess Sibylla. His godparents were the Crown Prince Frederick of Denmark, the Crown Princess Ingrid of Denmark, the Crown Prince Olav of Norway, Princess Juliana of the Netherlands, King Gustaf V of Sweden, Prince Friedrich Josias of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, the Crown Prince Gustaf Adolf of Sweden (his grandfather), the Crown Princess Louise of Sweden (his step-grandmother), Count Folke Bernadotte af Wisborg and Countess Maria Bernadotte af Wisborg.
Carl Gustaf celebrated his 65th birthday today. The family made a balcony appearance.
It was Queen’s Day in the Netherlands today. What’s that, you ask? Well, it’s Beatrix’s official birthday! I wish that I could have two birthdays a year. On Queen’s Day, or Koninginnedag, the Dutch Royal Family visit different cities or towns in the Netherlands and do activities in the open air.
Photo Credits: PPE, Dutch Photo Press
Her Maj was out in Cambridge today. I’ve had this date bookmarked for a while- Duke of Cambridge, anyone? She looked very cheerful and very patriotic.
One thing I noticed? The brooch!
Kate Middleton's engagement ring and the Prince Albert Sapphire Brooch
It’s a giant version of the engagement ring! What’s this, a seal of approval?
The Qatari Royals finished their visit Spain today, with a farewell ceremony.
Photo Credits: Getty Images