2012 portrait

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The firstborn son and youngest child of Olle and Ewa Westling was born on September 15, 1973, the day King Carl XVI Gustaf ascended the throne, in Örebro. The baby was named Olof Daniel Westling, and was christened at Almby Church in January 1974. After finishing school, Daniel Westling briefly served as part of national conscription in the Swedish Army in Hälsinge regemente in Gävle. In 2001, he met HRH Crown Princess Victoria and became her personal trainer. He began dating The Crown Princess and the two became engaged on February 24, 2009. The couple married on June 19, 2010 in Stockholm Cathedral and became TRH The Duke & Duchess of Västergötland. TRH have two children: HRH Princess Estelle Silvia Ewa Mary (b. 2012) & HRH Prince Oscar Carl Olof (b. 2016)!

Happy 44th Birthday, HRH Prince Daniel of Sweden!!

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Crown Princess Victoria Ingrid Alice Désirée of Sweden was born on 14 July 1977 at 21:45pm CET at the Karolinska University Hospital in Solna, Stockholm County, Sweden. While she was born as Princess of Sweden, she was made Crown Princess on 1 January 1980 when parliament changeed to the Act of Succession that introduced absolute primogeniture! Crown Princess Victoria met Daniel Westling in 2002 - who was her personal trainer at Master Training. On 24 February 2009, the engagement of Crown Princess Victoria & Daniel Westling was announced and on 19 June 2010, Crown Princess Victoria married the love of her life, Mr. Daniel Westling at Stockholm Cathedral and became The Duchess and Duke of Västergötland! On 23 February 2012, the couple’s first child, Princess Estelle Silvia Ewa Mary, was born and on 2 March 2016, their second child, Prince Oscar Carl Olof was born. 

 Happy 40th Birthday, Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Victoria Ingrid Alice Désirée of Sweden! (aka the cutest babe!) Grattis på födelsedagen!

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Kate as Patron of the London’s National Portrait Gallery (NPG)

8 February 2012: Attend a private viewing of artist Lucian Freud’s exhibit.

19 July 2012: Enjoy a private showing of “Road to 2012: Aiming High”, an exhibition documenting London’s preparations for the Olympic games.

11 January 2013: Attend the private unveiling of her first official portrait by artist Paul Emsley.

11 February 2014: Attend the 2014 Portrait Gala.

4 May 2016: View her new photographic portraits in the “Vogue 100: A Century of Style” exhibition. 

28 March 2017: Attend the 2017 Portrait Gala.