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Swedish King Carl XVI reveals name of the country’s newborn princess

Sweden’s new princess, born last Thursday in New York, is called Leonore, her grandfather King Carl XVI Gustav said Wednesday. Her full name is Leonore Lillian Maria and she has received the title of duchess of Gotland. Leonore’s parents are 31-year-old princess Madeleine, the king’s youngest child and fourth in…

Swedish royal couple is stunningly unpopular

In their plush Manhattan apartment, Sweden’s Princess Madeleine and her future husband, Anglo-American Christopher O’Neill, live a life far away from the Swedish throne. The youngest child of King Carl XVI Gustaf, the Duchess of Haelsingland and Gaestrikland, is unlikely to ever become the nation’s head of state, being fourth…