Christening of Prince Carl Philip of Sweden, 1979

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The Christening of Crown Prince Carl Philip of Sweden, only son of King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia (wearing King Carl XVI Gustaf’s Portrait Brooch), in the Royal Chapel of the Royal Palace of Stockholm on this day in 1979. His godparents are Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, Prince Bertil, Princess Birgitta and Prince Leopold of Bayern. While he was born the Heir, Prince Carl Philip was superseded by his elder sister, Crown Princess Victoria the following year.

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