Prince Gabriel of Sweden celebrates his first birthday

Swedish palace releases two new portraits of Prince Gabriel on his first birthday

Happy birthday Prince Gabriel! Swedish palace releases adorable new portraits of the young royal as he turns one

  • Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia’s youngest son Gabriel turns one on Friday 
  • The Swedish palace has released two new portraits of the young royal  
  • In a birthday message his parents thanked him ‘for spreading joy’  

The Swedish Palace has celebrated the birthday of Prince Gabriel with two new adorable portraits.

The youngest son of Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia turns one on Friday and the two new photos prove that he’s growing up fast.

In the first portrait the young prince poses in the arms of his mother Sofia, 33, showcasing a huge grin and a couple of milk teeth.

And in the second shot the tot poses in the palace gardens wearing a baby blue shirt and a pair of white linen shorts.

The first of the two images was shared by the official Swedish Palace Instagram account Kungahuset.

The Swedish palace has celebrated the first birthday of Prince Gabriel with two adorable new portraits of the young royal, one of which is pictured here 

The image was captioned: ‘Today, Prince Gabriel turns one year old. Happy Birthday!’

The second was posted on Carl Philip and Sofia’s personal Instagram account which they made public in May this year.


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Gabriel’s parents shared the following message: ‘Congratulations, Gabriel. Loved you for a year, you have spread joy to us and big brother!’ 

Prince Gabriel Carl Walther, Duke of Dalecarlia was born on 31st August at Danderyd Hospital in Stockholm.

He was christened in a traditional ceremony in Stockholm in December and is sixth in line to the Swedish throne.  

Gabriel’s parents Princess Sofia and Prince Carl Philip also shared a new portrait (pictured) thanking their son for ‘spreading joy’ 

Prince Gabriel Carl Walther, Duke of Dalecarlia was born on 31st August at Danderyd Hospital in Stockholm and was christened in a traditional ceremony in December. Pictured: Sofia, Carl Philip and their two children Gabriel and Alexander at the christening 

The baby’s middle name was chosen in honour of his parental grandfather while Walther is the name of Queen Silvia’s late father.

The little prince’s name was officially announced during a meeting at the Royal Palace in Stockholm between Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, Crown Princess Victoria and King Carl Gustaf. 

His older brother Prince Alexander turned two in April this year. 

Alexander is fifth in line to the throne after his aunt Crown Princess Victoria, her two children, and his father Carl Philip.

The prince’s official title is His Royal Highness Prince Alexander of Sweden, Duke of Södermanland.

 

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