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Queen Silvia of Sweden celebrates her 78th birthday and the armed forces fire 21 shots

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publish date 1970-01-01 03:00:00

Queen Silvia Sommerlath, Queen of Sweden, and the wife of King Carl XVI Gustaf celebrate her 78th birthday today, Thursday, as she was born on December 23, 1943, while the Swedish Armed Forces fired 21 salutes on this occasion, at the salute station “Skipsholmen Island” opposite The royal palace in Stockholm.

The Swedish Royal Palace account, via Instagram, congratulated Queen Silvia on her birthday, and posted a picture of her, followed by a comment: “Today, December 23, Her Majesty the Queen is 78 years old. The Queen’s birthday is the day of the public flag, Christmas is also a day of greeting The Swedish Armed Forces fired 21 salutes from the Skepsholmen station in Stockholm, and from the salute stations in Boden, Härnösand, Karlskorona and Gothenburg.

Queen Silvia is the only daughter of Walther Sommerlath, of German and Swedish descent, who became president of the Brazil branch of Swedish steel cutting manufacturers, and her mother, “Bühler Odeholm”, was born in Brazil, and was born in Heidelberg, Germany during World War II, and her family moved after the war to Brazil, where She grew up in São Paulo between 1947 and 1957, after which her family returned to Germany.

Before her marriage to King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, she worked at the Argentine Consulate in the German capital, Munich, and worked at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, and worked as a ceremonial director at the 1976 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria, and worked for a short time as a flight attendant. She speaks 6 languages: Swedish, German, Portuguese, Spanish and English, and she can also speak sign language with the deaf..

king and queen of sweden
king and queen of sweden

During the 1972 Summer Olympics, she met Sweden’s Crown Prince Carl Gustaf, where the prince was attracted to her, and after the death of King Gustav VI Adolf, on September 15, 1973, and Prince Carl Gustaf’s accession to the throne on September 19 of the same year, we announced their engagement on March 12, 1976 and married Three months later, on June 19, at Stockholm Cathedral, it was the first royal marriage during the reign since 1797. Wait for his death and his receipt of the throne.

Queen Silvia
Queen Silvia

Queen Silvia
Queen Silvia

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