Biography

HRH Prince Alexander. Photo: Prince Carl Philip

HRH Prince Alexander. Photo: Prince Carl Philip

Alexander Erik Hubertus Bertil, Prince of Sweden, Duke of Södermanland, was born on April 19, 2016. He is the first child of Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia.

In accordance with the 1979 Act of Succession, which entered into force on 1 January 1980, Prince Alexander is fifth in line of succession, after Crown Princess Victoria, Princess Estelle, Prince Oscar and Prince Carl Philip.

Prince Alexander was christened in the Royal Chapel at Drottningholm Palace on September 9, 2016.

Read more about Prince Alexander's christening.

Prince Alexander’s christening. Photo: Jonas Ekströmer/TT