Happy Christening Day, Prince Alexander!
Sweden's youngest royal prince, H.R.H. Prince Alexander Erik Hubertus Bertil, was baptized with regal pomp and ceremony at a service held at Stockholm's Drottningholm Royal Palace Chapel on Friday.
Proud parents Princess Sofia, 31, and Prince Carl Philip, 37, welcomed Prince Alexander, who is fifth in the line of succession to the Swedish throne, on April 19.
The newest addition to Sweden's royal ranks showed a stoic side to his character on his big day. Unlike his recently christened cousins Prince Nicolasand Prince Oscar, Prince Alexander didn't cry when Archbishop Antje Jackelén bathed his head in baptismal water at the font, which had been specially decorated with a selection of seasonal local fruit for the occasion. Continue reading...