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Queen Silvia

Silvia Renate Sommerlath was born in n Heidelberg, Germany, to Walther and Alice Sommerlath on December 23, 1943 - during World War Two. She has two brothers Ralph and Walther, another brother, Jörg, passed away in 2006. She studied at the Munich School of Interpreting where she studied Spanish. A polyglot, Silvia speaks six languages (English, Swedish, German, Spanish, Portuguese, and French). She met King Carl XVI Gustaf at the Olympic Games in Munich in 1972 when he was still Crown Prince. They married on June 19, 1976. 

Silvia and Carl Gustaf have three children: Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Carl Philip and Princess Madeleine. They also have seven grandchildren.

(Photo: Peter Knutson, The Royal Court, Sweden)

Alexis

Anna Molinari

Armani Collezioni

Ateljé Felicitas

Balmain

BCBG MaxAzria

Bernadotte & Kylberg

Bogner

Burberry

By Malina

Camilla Thulin

Cartier

Chanel

Darby Scott

Davida Cashmere

Dior

Elizabeth Wondrak

Emilio Pucci

Engelbert

Escada

Etro

Fischer

Georg et Arend

Giorgio Armani

Hermes

Herve Leger

In2 Design

Jacques Zehnder

Jimmy Choo

Jørgen Bender

Judith Leiber

Karen Millen

Kari Qviberg

Kenzo

Kungliga Slottsboden

Longchamp

Louis Vuitton

Manolo Blahnik

Marzio

MaxMara

Missoni

Moschino

Mourjjan

Natan

Nina Ricci

Olga Persson

Prada

Rodo

Roger Vivier

Salvatore Ferragamo

Sophie by Sophie

Tecnica Skandia

Tory Burch

Tod's

Valentino

Yuki

Zara


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