After Sweden could already celebrate several times dream weddings in the last years, as the last one now the Swedish prince Carl-Philip was at the row. On the last weekend, it was now so far: Carl-Philip married its Sofia and fought during the Ceremony with the tears. Not only the Swedish royal family was thrilled, but also the Swedish people cheered the pretty couple to thousands.
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Carl-Philip Of Sweden
Carl-Philip of Sweden was born in 1979 and was actually Crown Prince of Sweden. So he would have also taken the crown if King Carl-Gustav would die one day. After the change of the Succession to the Throne Act 1980, however, he was only third in line to the throne behind his sister Victoria and her daughter Princess Estelle. After completing his schooling, Carl-Philip graduated in 1999 from his Military service and became a lieutenant when he finished in 2002. Between 2003 and 2006 Carl-Philip studied graphic design and later also agricultural sciences. He completed these studies in 2011. In addition, the Swedish prince is an avid photographer and has also worked for National Geographic. Since 2011 he has been with the civil Sofia Hellqvist and in 2014 the couple announced their engagement.
Dream Wedding In Front Of 400 Invited Guests
In bright sunshine in Stockholm carl-Philip and its, Sofia gave themselves before 400 loaded guests the yes-word in the chapel of the Stockholm royal palace. Sofia carried thereby a lace-trimmed white dress of the Swedish designer Ida Sjöstedt and Carl-Philip came completely in black and with orders from its military time decorated. At this, Carl-Philip shed tears of happiness and the congregation sang a typical Swedish wedding song. Among the guests were many representatives of European nobility, such as Queen Sonja from Norway or Princess Maxima from the Netherlands. After the wedding ceremony, Sofia can now officially call herself a princess and is a full member of the Swedish royal family.
Explanation Of The Difficult Words:
A Ceremony is a ritual performed at a celebration such as a wedding. Among other things, this includes the exchange of rings.
The Succession to the Throne Act regulates the sequence in which the nobles would ascend the throne should those before they renounce or die.
Military service is the time one has to serve in the military, in the army. In Germany, until a few years ago, there was also mandatory military service with the German armed forces, but this was abolished and now it is voluntary whether you go to the military or not.
National Geographic is an American magazine that reports mainly on the plant and animal world. National Geographic also has its own television channel.
Stockholm is the capital of Sweden.