Meanwhile, three of the master’s elderly sisters—Princess Margaretha, Princess Desiree and Princess Christine—lost their Royal Highness designation if they married commoners. Merely Princess Birgitta stayed HRH whenever she married Prince Johan Georg of Germany in 1961.
But master Carl XVI, together with ongoing motto of “For Sweden—with the times,” attempt to replace the centuries-old system. He set up the newest succession procedures in 1980 (retroactively putting it on to Victoria, who was simply produced in 1977), and later on made it therefore, the top Princess was not at risk of dropping the girl title whenever she partnered this lady personal trainer this year, on her behalf parents’ loved-one’s birthday. (We’ll arrive at that.)
Yet the progressive king’s playboy past (and not-so-distant past) would get back to haunt him.