Prince Gabriel, Duke of Dalarna

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Prince Gabriel
Duke of Dalarna
Born (2017-08-31)31 August 2017 (age 1 year)
Danderyd Hospital, Danderyd, Sweden
Full name
Gabriel Carl Walther
House Bernadotte
Father Prince Carl Philip, Duke of Värmland
Mother Sofia Hellqvist

Prince Gabriel of Sweden, Duke of Dalarna (Gabriel Carl Walther; born 31 August 2017) is the second child of Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia. He is a grandson of King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia. His elder brother is Prince Alexander, Duke of Södermanland. Prince Gabriel is sixth in the line of succession to the Swedish throne as of June 2018.[1]

Coat of arms of Prince Gabriel, Duke of Dalarna.svg

Birth[edit]

Prince Gabriel was born on 31 August 2017 at Danderyd Hospital in Danderyd, Sweden. The Prince's full name is Gabriel Carl Walther and substantive title is Duke of Dalarna, which was announced by his grandfather King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden on 4 September 2017.[2] A Te Deum service took place on 4 September 2017, to honour and celebrate the birth of Prince Gabriel.[3]

Prince Gabriel was christened on 1 December 2017 at the Chapel of the Drottningholm Palace. His godparents are his paternal aunt Princess Madeleine, his father's cousin Thomas de Toledo Sommerlath, his maternal aunt Sara Hellqvist, his father's friend Oscar Kylberg and his mother's friend Carolina Pihl.[4]

Titles, styles and honours[edit]

Titles and styles[edit]

Gabriel is styled as: His Royal Highness Prince Gabriel of Sweden, Duke of Dalarna.

Honours[edit]

References[edit]

Prince Gabriel, Duke of Dalarna
Born: 31 August 2017
Swedish royalty
Vacant
Title last held by
Prince Carl Johan
Duke of Dalarna
2017–present
Incumbent
Lines of succession
Preceded by
Prince Alexander
Succession to the Swedish throne
6th in line
Followed by
Princess Madeleine