Christening of Princess Märtha Louise of Norway, 1971

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The Christening of Princess Märtha Louise of Norway in the Chapel of the Royal Palace of Oslo on this day in 1971. The first child of then Crown Prince Harald and Crown Princess Sonja of Norway (wearing Queen Alexandra’s Diamond and Pearl Brooch), she was not in line to the Norwegian Throne at Birth, but her godparents included King Olav V of Norway (grandfather), Princess Margaretha of Sweden and Denmark (great-aunt), Count Flemming of Rosenborg (cousin), Princess Ragnhild of Norway (aunt), Dagny Haraldsen (grandmother), Haakon Haraldsen, Nils Jørgen Astrup and Ilmi Riddervold


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