Was Queen Silvia a commoner?

Was Queen Silvia a commoner?

Though you would never know it from looking at her, Queen Silvia turned 50 last week. Because she is a commoner, and German-born, not everybody thought King Carl XVI Gustaf’s choice of bride appropriate at the time of their marriage in 1976. That she was the right choice has never been more apparent.

What nationality is Queen Silvia of Sweden?

Queen Silvia of Sweden/Nationality

How many languages does Queen Silvia speak?

six languages
Speaks six languages In addition to Swedish, The Queen also speaks German, English, French, Spanish and Portuguese.

How did the King of Sweden meet his wife?

Carl XVI Gustaf had been King of Sweden for just over two years when he confirmed he would marry Silvia Sommerlath, whom he had met at the 1972 Munich Olympics where she was working.

Is Queen Silvia Brazilian?

Silvia Renate Sommerlath was born on 23 December 1943 in Heidelberg, Germany, to Walther and Alice Sommerlath. Silvia is half German, through her father, and half Brazilian, through her mother.

Who is the king of Sweden’s wife?

Silvia Sommerlath

Carl XVI Gustaf
Spouse Silvia Sommerlath ​ ( m. 1976)​
Issue Detail Crown Princess Victoria Prince Carl Philip Princess Madeleine
Names Carl Gustaf Folke Hubertus
House Bernadotte

Is Queen Silvia a Catholic?

Silvia (born Silvia Renate Sommerlath; 23 December 1943) is the queen of Sweden as the spouse of King Carl XVI Gustaf….Queen Silvia of Sweden.

Father Walther Sommerlath
Mother Alice Soares de Toledo
Religion Church of Sweden

How old is King Carl Gustaf?

75 years (April 30, 1946)
Carl XVI Gustaf/Age

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