Princess Estelle, Duchess of Östergötland

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Princess Estelle
Solna, Sweden
Estelle Silvia Ewa Mary
FatherPrince Daniel, Duke of Västergötland
MotherVictoria, Crown Princess of Sweden

Princess Estelle of Sweden, Duchess of Östergötland (Estelle Silvia Ewa Mary;

line of succession to the Swedish throne
, after her mother.


Estelle was born to

Te Deum was held in the palace's royal chapel. Prior to the official announcement of her name and title, an error resulted in the royal website displaying the incorrect name and title – Ulrika Marianna Annika David, Duchess of Upplands Väsby, which was later removed.[7] The staff eventually revealed the reason was that they were testing the system.[8]

Estelle with her parents, grandparents and godparents

Estelle was baptised on 22 May 2012 at the Royal Chapel of

Crown Prince Haakon of Norway.[9] She was baptised in the family's antique baptismal gown, which was first worn by Prince Gustaf Adolf when he was baptised in 1906. Her name and date of the baptism were added in embroidery to the gown.[10] On the date of the baptism, a limited-edition prayer book titled Princess Estelle's Prayerbook (Swedish: Prinsessan Estelles bönbok) was released and published.[11]

Princess Estelle is second in the

Hedwig Sophia
(who was superseded by a younger brother).

Education and royal functions

As second in line to the Swedish throne, she has been in the public eye since birth. On 17 May 2014, two-year-old Estelle inaugurated a fairytale path, named in her honour as "Duchess Estelle's Fairytale Path" in Tåkern, Östergötland. At the time of her christening, she was presented with a miniature swan and certificate to the trail indicating that in the future she would perform official engagements there.[14] She also visited Linköping Castle, where she was received by Elisabeth Nilsson, Kristina Zetterström and Ann-Catrine Hjerdt, the mayor of Linköping.[15][16]

On 25 August 2014, Estelle started preschool at Äventyret Preschool in

Danderyd Municipality, Stockholm.[17] She started to attend the Campus Manilla School in Royal Djurgården in August 2018.[18]

Titles, styles, honours and arms

Titles and styles

Estelle's full title is: Her Royal Highness Princess Estelle Silvia Ewa Mary, Duchess of Östergötland.[6]



  • Coat of arms

    Coat of arms

  • Monogram



  1. ^ Princess Estelle skirts Swedish naming laws, The Local, 24 March 2012. Archived 23 September 2013 at the Wayback Machine
  2. Crown Princess Victoria, who belongs to that royal dynasty. Princess Estelle, like other members of the royal family, does not have a surname.[1]
  3. ^ "Kronprinsessan och Prins Daniel har fått en dotter" (Press release) (in Swedish). Royal Court of Sweden. 23 February 2012. Retrieved 25 February 2012.
  4. ^ "Kronprinsessan och Prins Daniel har fått en dotter" (Press release) (in Swedish). Royal Court of Sweden. 23 February 2012. Retrieved 18 July 2015.
  5. ^ "Sweden's Princess Victoria gives birth to baby daughter". BBC News. 23 February 2012. Retrieved 25 November 2014.
  6. ^ a b "Princess Estelle Silvia Ewa Mary, Duchess of Östergötland" (Press release). Royal Court of Sweden. 24 February 2012. Retrieved 25 February 2012.
  7. ^ "'Her name is Estelle': King Carl XVI Gustaf". 24 February 2012.
  8. ^ "Princess Ulrika Marianne Annika David, duchess of Upplands Väsby". Archived from the original on 3 February 2016.
  9. ^ a b c "Taking a look back at the christenings of Princess Estelle and Prince Oscar". Royal Central. 5 June 2018. Retrieved 6 April 2020.
  10. ^ "Official site". Retrieved 21 October 2014.
  11. ^ "Kronprinsessan närvarade vid lanseringen av Prinsessan Estelles bönbok".
  12. ^ Nudd, Tim (23 February 2012). "Sweden's Crown Princess Victoria Has a Baby Girl". People. Retrieved 23 February 2012.
  13. ^ "Sagostig vid Tåkern till Prinsessan Estelles ära".
  14. ^ "Google-kääntäjä" (in Finnish). Retrieved 17 May 2014.
  15. ^ "Crownprincess Victoria, Prince Daniel and Princess Estelle open Crownprincess Victoria, Prince Daniel and Princess Estelle open Fairytale Path - Monarchy Press Europe". Retrieved 17 May 2014.
  16. ^ "Princess Estelle starts preschool". Retrieved 26 August 2014.
  17. ^ "Sweden's future queen turns seven – see the new images released of Princess Estelle". 23 February 2019.
  18. ^ Instagram

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Princess Estelle, Duchess of Östergötland
Born: 23 February 2012
Swedish royalty
Title last held by
Prince Carl
Duchess of Östergötland

Lines of succession
Preceded by
Crown Princess Victoria
Succession to the Swedish throne
2nd in line
Followed by
Prince Oscar