About Prince Carl Philip, Duke of Värmland

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Prince Carl Philip, Duke of Värmland (Carl Philip Edmund Bertil; born Stockholm, 13 May 1979) is the second child of three children and only son of King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden. Born Crown Prince of Sweden, he retained his title and first place in succession for seven months until 1 January 1980. On that date, he was stripped of both due to a change in the Act of Succession to introduce equal primogeniture. Since then, Prince Carl Philip has been second in the line of succession, after his elder sister, Crown Princess Victoria. However, in the line of succession to the thrones of the Commonwealth realms, Prince Carl Philip is ahead of his elder sister due to those countries all operating male-preference primogeniture. He was christened at The Royal Palace Church on 31 August 1979. His godparents are the Duke of Halland, Prince Leopold of Bavaria, the Queen of Denmark, and Princess Birgitta of Sweden. During 1984-1986, Prince Carl Philip attended the Västerled parish...
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