Nobility: Queen Silvia gets cake for her special birthday

Sweden's Queen Silvia received a cake from her grandchildren for her 80th birthday.

Nobility: Queen Silvia gets cake for her special birthday

Sweden's Queen Silvia received a cake from her grandchildren for her 80th birthday. The palace posted a video on Instagram on Saturday that showed a cake with burning candles. Silvia then blew out the candles together with her granddaughters and grandchildren.

Silvia of Sweden, who was born in Germany, has been the woman at the side of the Swedish monarch Carl XVI for around half a century. Gustaf.

She was born on December 23, 1943 in Heidelberg. As the daughter of a German businessman and his Brazilian wife, she grew up in São Paulo for many years before returning to Germany with her family as a teenager. She met her future husband at the Olympic Games in Munich in 1972.

According to the palace, Silvia wanted to celebrate her birthday on Saturday in private with her family. It was previously announced that those who wanted to give her a gift could donate to children in Ukraine. Congratulations also came from Denmark: the royal family there posted several photos on Instagram. One of them showed Silvia laughing with the Danish Queen Margrethe II.

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