Queen Silvia of Sweden

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Queen Silvia in 2013
Queen consort of Sweden
Tenure19 June 1976 – present
BornSilvia Renate Sommerlath
(1943-12-23) 23 December 1943 (age 79)
Heidelberg, Germany
FatherWalther Sommerlath
MotherAlice Soares de Toledo
ReligionChurch of Sweden
SignatureSilvia's signature

Queen Silvia (born Silvia Renate Sommerlath; 3 December 1943) is the Queen of Sweden through her marriage to King Carl XVI Gustaf, and the mother of Princess Victoria. Her father was German and her mother was Brazilian. Silvia was born in Heidelberg.

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

Children[change | change source]

Queen Silvia has three children.

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