Princess Adrienne, Duchess of Blekinge

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Princess Adrienne
Duchess of Blekinge
Born(2018-03-09)9 March 2018 (age 1 year 6 months)
Danderyd Hospital, Danderyd, Sweden
Full name
Adrienne Josephine Alice Bernadotte
HouseBernadotte
FatherChristopher O'Neill
MotherPrincess Madeleine, Duchess of Hälsingland and Gästrikland

Princess Adrienne of Sweden, Duchess of Blekinge (Adrienne Josephine Alice Bernadotte; born 9 March 2018) is the third child and second daughter of Princess Madeleine and Christopher O'Neill.[1] She is a granddaughter of King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia. She is tenth in the line of succession to the Swedish throne.[2]

Birth[edit]

Princess Adrienne was born on 9 March 2018 at Danderyd Hospital in Danderyd, Sweden. The birth was greeted by a 21-gun salute from Skeppsholmen in Stockholm and from the saluting stations in Gothenburg, Härnösand, Karlskrona and Boden.[3] On 12 March, her names and title were announced at a state council by her grandfather King Carl XVI Gustaf.[4] A Te Deum thanksgiving service was held in her honour in the Royal Chapel at Stockholm Palace on 12 March 2018.[5]

Adrienne was christened on 8 June 2018 at Drottningholm Palace chapel, exactly five years after her parents married on 8 June 2013 and four years after the christening of her sister, Princess Leonore, on 8 June 2014. Her godparents are: Anouska d'Abo, Coralie Charriol Paul, Nader Panahpour, Gustav Thott, Charlotte Kreuger Cederlund and Natalie Werner.[6]

Titles and styles[edit]

Adrienne's coat of arms

Adrienne's full title is: Her Royal Highness Princess Adrienne Josephine Alice, Duchess of Blekinge.[7][8]

Swedish appointments and honours[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "UPDATE: Princess Madeleine of Sweden gives birth to her third child, a daughter – Royal Central". royalcentral.co.uk. Retrieved 12 March 2018.
  2. ^ "Royal baby boom! Sweden's Princess Madeleine gives birth to her third child". The Local. 9 March 2018. Retrieved 12 March 2018.
  3. ^ "Prinsessan Madeleine och Chris O'Neill har fått en dotter" [Princess Madeleine and Chris O'Neill have had a daughter] (in Swedish). Aftonbladet. Retrieved 12 March 2018.
  4. ^ "Princess Madeleine of Sweden and Chris O'Neill's new baby girl officially has a name". nowtolove.com.au. Retrieved 12 March 2018.
  5. ^ "Familjen samlas när nya prinsessan får sitt namn". Expressen. Retrieved 12 March 2018.
  6. ^ "Faddrar - Sveriges Kungahus". www.kungahuset.se (in Swedish). Retrieved 2018-06-10.
  7. ^ "HRH Princess Adrienne Josephine Alice, Duchess of Blekinge" (Press release). Retrieved 17 September 2019. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  8. ^ "HRH Princess Adrienne Josephine Alice, Duchess of Blekinge" (Press release). Retrieved 17 September 2019. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
Princess Adrienne, Duchess of Blekinge
Born: 9 March 2018
Swedish royalty
Preceded by
Prince Nicolas
Succession to the Swedish throne
10th in line
Last in line