H.R.H King Carl XVI Gustaf • Head of State • Born in 1946 • King of Sweden since 1973 • Interested in environmental issues • Enjoys wildlife activities
H.R.H Queen Silvia • Born in 1943, in Germany • Became Queen of Sweden in 1976 • Speaks six languages • Founder of World Childhood Foundation
H.R.H Crown Princess Victoria • Born in 1977 • Will be the first female regent in the Bernadotte clan • Has a keen interest in the care of the disabled and in environmental issues
H.R.H Prince Carl Philip • Born in 1979 • Has a keen interest in motorsports, natur and hunting • He is an officer in the Navy
H.R.H Princess Madeleine • Born in 1982 • Has a keen interest in cultural hereditary • Enjoys sports, in particular horseback riding
General Facts • The Monarchy in Sweden is one of the oldest in the world. • Main tasks are ceremonial and representative duties. • The heredity monarchy was introduced in Sweden in1544.