Christening of Prince Julian of Sweden

Prince Julian Herbert Folke of Sweden, Duke of Halland, the third son of Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia of Sweden, was christened in the Chapel of Drottningholm Palace on August 14th. Prince Julian is the first of the King’s grandchildren who was not born a member of the Swedish Royal House, and while he received a Ducal Title, he will not enjoy the style of Royal Highness and will not be expected to perform Royal Duties. More HERE.

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Prince Julian was christened in the Royal Chapel of Drottningholm Palace at noon, in a ceremony officiated by Archbishop Emeritus Anders Wejryd, Bishop Johan Dalman and the Pastor of the Royal Family, Michael Bjerkhagen. Prince Julian’s godparents are Johan Andersson, Stina Andersson, Jacob Högfeldtm Patrick Sommerlath and Frida Vesterberg. After the service, the King bestowed the Order of the Seraphim on his grandson. Later, King Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia hosted a reception at Drottningholm Palace, during which, the Prince laid in King Karl XV’s cradle.

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Members of the Royal Family in attendance included King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia, Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel, Princess EstellePrince Oscar, Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia, Prince Alexander, Prince GabrielPrincess Madeleine and Christopher O’Neill, Princess Leonore, Prince Nicolas, and Princess Adrienne.

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Prince Julian wore the 1906 christening gown with the sash of the Order of the Seraphim.


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5 thoughts on “Christening of Prince Julian of Sweden

  1. I Think Princess Sofia of Sweden Is on the same level as Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Queen Letizia of Spain, Queen Máxima of the Netherlands, Mary, Crown Princess of Denmark, Sophie, Countess of Wessex, Princess Charlene of Monaco, Queen Mathilde of Belgium,


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