Queen Silvia of Sweden

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Queen Silvia of Sweden, June 8, 2013 (cropped).jpg
Queen Silvia in 2013
Queen consort of Sweden
Tenure19 June 1976 – present
Born (1943-12-23) 23 December 1943 (age 76)
Heidelberg, Germany
SpouseCarl XVI Gustaf of Sweden
IssueVictoria, Crown Princess of Sweden
Prince Carl Philip, Duke of Värmland
Princess Madeleine, Duchess of Hälsingland and Gästrikland
Full name
Silvia Renate
FatherWalther Sommerlath
MotherAlice Soares de Toledo
ReligionChurch of Sweden

Queen Silvia of Sweden (born Silvia Renate Sommerlath) (born 23 December 1943) and of half German, half Brazilian descent is the Queen consort of King Carl XVI Gustaf, Sweden's monarch, and the mother of the heir apparent to the throne, Crown Princess Victoria. Their other two children are

She is styled Her Majesty The Queen and is in Sweden most often referred to as Queen Silvia.

She also make efforts for charitable organizations, human rights and sign language and opposes child sexual abuse and child pornography.

Swedish Royal Family
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HM The King
HM The Queen

HRH Princess Birgitta