Princess Estelle was born on February 23, 2012. Her godparents are:
Prince Carl Philip (maternal uncle)
Anna Westling Söderström(paternal aunt)
Crown Prince Haakon of Norway
Crown Prince Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands
Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, wife of Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark
While some reacted with surprise at the baby’s first name, historians found that there was a previous Estelle linked to the Bernadotte dynasty – Estelle Romaine Manville, the American wife of Folke Bernadotte, Count of Wisborg. The Countess of Wisborg died in her adopted homeland of Sweden in 1984, 36 years after the assassination of the Count [read more].
Now, little Estelle joins the ranks of other European princesses set to be Queen of their respective countries one day: Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway, Princess Elisabeth of Belgium, Princess Catharina-Amalia of the Netherlands and Infanta Leonor of Spain.