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Son of Sweden's Princess Madeleine and New York banker baptized in royal ceremony

  • Sweden's Princess Madeleine, left holding Prince Nicolas stands next to her husband Christopher O'Neill holding their daughter Princess Leonore, with Queen Silvia and King Carl XVI Gustaf  at right, during the christening ceremony of Prince Nicolas, at the Drottningholm Palace Church, near  Stockholm, Sweden, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015.  The son of Sweden's Princess Madeleine and New York banker Christopher O'Neill has been baptized near Stockholm. Prince Nicolas Paul Gustaf, also to be known as the Duke of Angermanland after a province in northern Sweden, is the first grandson of King Carl XVI Gustaf, who has two granddaughters. Nicolas was born on June 15 in Stockholm.  (Claudio Bresciani/TT News Agency via AP)  SWEDEN OUT

    Sweden's Princess Madeleine, left holding Prince Nicolas stands next to her husband Christopher O'Neill holding their daughter Princess Leonore, with Queen Silvia and King Carl XVI Gustaf at right, during the christening ceremony of Prince Nicolas, at the Drottningholm Palace Church, near Stockholm, Sweden, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015. The son of Sweden's Princess Madeleine and New York banker Christopher O'Neill has been baptized near Stockholm. Prince Nicolas Paul Gustaf, also to be known as the Duke of Angermanland after a province in northern Sweden, is the first grandson of King Carl XVI Gustaf, who has two granddaughters. Nicolas was born on June 15 in Stockholm. (Claudio Bresciani/TT News Agency via AP) SWEDEN OUT  (The Associated Press)

  • Sweden's Princess Madeleine holds her son Prince Nicolas, at centre with her husband,  Christopher O'Neil at background right, as they stand at the font during the christening ceremony of Prince Nicolas, at the Drottningholm Palace Church, near  Stockholm, Sweden, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015.  The son of Sweden's Princess Madeleine and New York banker Christopher O'Neill has been baptized near Stockholm. Prince Nicolas Paul Gustaf, also to be known as the Duke of Angermanland after a province in northern Sweden, is the first grandson of King Carl XVI Gustaf, who has two granddaughters. Nicolas was born on June 15 in Stockholm. Standing from left are Countess Natascha Abensperg, Prince Carl Philip, first preacher of the Court Lars-Goran Lonnermark, Arch Bishop Antje Jackelen, pastor Michael Bjerkhagen, Unidentified godparents at right.  (Maja Suslin/TT News Agency via AP)  SWEDEN OUT

    Sweden's Princess Madeleine holds her son Prince Nicolas, at centre with her husband, Christopher O'Neil at background right, as they stand at the font during the christening ceremony of Prince Nicolas, at the Drottningholm Palace Church, near Stockholm, Sweden, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015. The son of Sweden's Princess Madeleine and New York banker Christopher O'Neill has been baptized near Stockholm. Prince Nicolas Paul Gustaf, also to be known as the Duke of Angermanland after a province in northern Sweden, is the first grandson of King Carl XVI Gustaf, who has two granddaughters. Nicolas was born on June 15 in Stockholm. Standing from left are Countess Natascha Abensperg, Prince Carl Philip, first preacher of the Court Lars-Goran Lonnermark, Arch Bishop Antje Jackelen, pastor Michael Bjerkhagen, Unidentified godparents at right. (Maja Suslin/TT News Agency via AP) SWEDEN OUT  (The Associated Press)

The newborn son of Sweden's Princess Madeleine and New York banker Christopher O'Neill has been baptized near Stockholm.

Prince Nicolas Paul Gustaf, also to be known as the Duke of Angermanland after a province in northern Sweden, is the first grandson of King Carl XVI Gustaf, who has two granddaughters. Nicolas was born on June 15 in Stockholm.

Some 150 guests — mostly family and friends — attended the ceremony on Sunday in the church of Drottingholm Palace just outside Stockholm.

Nicolas is sixth in line to the Swedish throne after his sister, Princess Leonore. Their mother is fourth.

Sweden is a constitutional monarchy in which the royals primarily serve as figureheads. The king is the country's head of state, but his powers are limited to ceremonial duties.