HRH Prince Oscar

HRH Prince Oscar

HRH Prince Oscar. Photo: Linda Broström/The Royal Court of Sweden

OSCAR Carl Olof, Prince of Sweden, Duke of Skåne, born on 2 March 2016 as second child to TRH The Crown Princess and Prince Daniel.

About Prince Oscar

About HRH Prince Oscar

HRH Prince Oscar is the second child of Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Princess and Prince Daniel.

The Prince lives with his family at Haga Palace in Solna.

Prince Oscar attends primary school at Campus Manilla on Royal Djurgården in Stockholm.

In accordance with the 1979 Act of Succession, which came into effect on 1 January 1980, Prince Oscar is third in line to the throne after his mother and sister.


HRH Prince Oscar's biography

Prince Oscar was born on Wednesday 2 March 2016 at 20:28, at Karolinska Hospital in Solna.

After his birth, salutes were fired from Sweden's salute stations.

Statement of Witness and Extraordinary Council

Speaker Urban Ahlin, Prime Minster Stefan Löfven, Marshal of the Realm Svante Lindqvist and Mistress of the Robes Baroness Kirstine von Blixen-Finecke witnessed the newborn Prince during a ceremony at Haga Palace on the day after the birth.

That same day, HM The King summoned the Government to an Extraordinary Council at which he announced that the child would be called Oscar Carl Olof. The King also announced that he had conferred the title Duke of Skåne on him.

The christening

Prince Oscar was christened by Archbishop Antje Jackelén, Chief Court Chaplain Bishop Johan Dalman and Pastor of the Royal Court Parish Michael Bjerkhagen in the Royal Chapel at the Royal Palace on 27 May 2016.

His godparents were Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark, Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway, Princess Madeleine, Mr Oscar Magnuson and Mr Hans Åström.

The Prince was christened in King Karl XI's 17th century silver baptismal font, using christening water from a source on Öland.

Childhood and schooling

The Prince began attending Lilla Kvikkjokk Montessori preschool on Royal Djurgården in Stockholm in 2017.

Prince Oscar now attends primary school at Campus Manilla on Royal Djurgården.


Portraits of Prince Oscar


Prince Oscar's crown

Prince Wilhelm's crown, made in Stockholm 1902 by C. G. Hallbergs Guldsmeds AB.

HRH Prince Oscar shares his crown with HRH Prince Daniel.

Prince Oscar's seraphim shield

HRH Prince Oscar's seraphim shield, made by royal coat of arms painter Leif Ericsson.

Prince Oscar's monogram

HRH Prince Oscar's monogram was drawn by the heraldic artist Vladimir A. Sagerlund.