Wednesday 1 November 2006

Danish royals at 90th birthday in Sweden

Mary, Carina Axelsson, Frederik, Victoria and Gustaf at the party.

Danish royals attended the 90th birthday celebration of Count Carl Johan Bernadotte last night (October 31) in Båstad, in Scania in southern Sweden. Count Carl Johan Bernadotte is the uncle of Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf. Carl Johan and his wife Gunnila invited 80 guests to the birthday dinner at Hotell Skansen in Båstad, including members of both the Swedish and Danish royal families. Royals present included King Carl Gustaf, Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden, Queen Margrethe, Princess Benedikte and her husband Prince Richard zu-Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleberg , Queen Anne-Marie, Crown Prince Frederik, Crown Princess Mary and Gustav, Prince zu-Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg (eldest son of Benedikte and Richard) and his girlfriend (not yet royal) Carina Axelsson.

All POLFOTO photos by Stefan Lindblom of Stella Pictures.

Photos in order from the top: Crown Princess Victoria, Queen Margrethe, Princess Benedikte, Queen Anne-Marie, Prince Gustav and Carina Axelsson, Gunnila and Carl Johan Bernadotte, Crown Princess Mary and Crown Prince Frederik.

Helsingbords Dagblad (Swedish)
Aftonbladet (Swedish)

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