SWEDEN MARKS THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ACCESSION OF KING CARL XVI GUSTAF

In the past recent days, King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden commemorated the 40th anniversary of his accession.  A Te Deum Service of Thanksgiving was held at the chapel of The Royal Palace in Stockholm on September 13, 2013.  In attendance were the King and Queen Silvia; their children, Crown Princess Victoria, her her husband, Prince Daniel, with their daughter, Princess Estelle; Prince Carl Philip; Princess Madeleine and her husband, Chris O’Neill.  King Harald and Queen Sonja of Norway as well as Queen Margrethe II and Prince Henrik of Denmark were also present.  The sixty-seven-year old king ascended the throne on September 15, 1973 upon the death of his grandfather, King Gustaf VI Adolf.  Photos by Getty Images.

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