The Royal Family of Sweden is publicly celebrating the 76th anniversary of King Charles XVI Gustav

This Saturday, April 30, 2022, King Charles XVI Gustav celebrated his 76th birthday. In previous years, due to ill health, no public celebrations were organized. This year the festivities resumed. The royal family gathered around the king to celebrate the anniversary in public, with military honors, at the Royal Palace in Stockholm.

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King Charles XVI Gustav celebrates his birthday to music in the outer courtyard of the palace

The Swedish population gathered in large numbers in the outer courtyard of the Royal Palace in Stockholm on April 30 to attend the public birthday celebrations of King Charles XVI Gustav. On his 76th birthday, the Swedish emperor, who will celebrate his 50th birthday next year, arrived to the sounds of the Navy’s music corps.

(Photo: Henrik Garlöv / Kungl. Hovstaterna)
(Photo: Henrik Garlöv / Kungl. Hovstaterna)

The King of Sweden left the Royal Chapel and joined the Guards accompanied by his son, Prince Carl Philip. As the music corps continued to perform several marches, the king and his son reviewed the guard and went to greet the commander in chief.

(Photo: Henrik Garlöv / Kungl. Hovstaterna)

The children in the auditorium had the opportunity to present flowers to the king. After the presentation of flowers, three musical groups played together Marcia Carolus Rex.

(Photo: Henrik Garlöv / Kungl. Hovstaterna)
(Photo: Sara Friberg / Kungl. Hovstaterna)

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The Swedish royal family appears on the balcony to the 76th anniversary of King Charles XVI Gustav

After the ceremony, King Charles XVI Gustav and Prince Carl Philip entered the palace, where they joined other members of the royal family. Together they went out on the balcony to greet the crowd. Queen Sylvia found her husband.

Queen Sylvia, Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel, Princess Estelle and Prince Oscar watch the military ceremony from the balcony (Photo: Mischa Shoemaker / ABACAPRESS.COM)
Princess Sophia with Prince Gabriel with the Queen and the heir’s family before the King and Prince Carl Philip go out on the balcony (Photo: Mischa Shoemaker / ABACAPRESS.COM)

Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel were accompanied by two children, Princess Estelle and Prince Oscar. Prince Carl Philip found his wife, Princess Sophia, who was in the company of only one of their three sons, Prince Gabriel. Prince Alexander, the eldest of Charles Philip and Sophia, and Prince Julian the Younger were not present. Of course, Princess Madeleine, the third child of the King and Queen, who lives in Florida, was not present with her family.

Nicholas Fontaine

Editor in Chief

Nicolas Fontaine has been a freelance web editor since 2014. After being a copywriter and author for many Belgian and French brands and media, he specialized in royalty news. Nicholas is now the editor-in-chief of Histoires royales. [email protected]


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