Biography

HRH Prince Nicolas. Photo: Kate Gabor/royalcourt.se

HRH Prince Nicolas. Photo: Kate Gabor/royalcourt.se

Nicolas Paul Gustaf, Prince of Sweden, Duke of Ångermanland, was born on June 15, 2015. He is the second child of Princess Madeleine and Mr. Christopher O'Neill.

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

Prince Nicolas was christened in the Royal Chapel at Drottningholm Palace on October 11, 2015.

Prince Nicolas' christening. Photo: Jonas Ekströmer/TT