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Olle Gunnar Westling (born 7 January 1945) is a Swedish Bachelor of Social Services, former municipal civil servant and the father of Prince Daniel, Duke of Västergötland, the husband of Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden.[1] He is the grandfather of Princess Estelle, Duchess of Östergötland, and Prince Oscar, Duke of Skåne, who are the second and third in line of succession to the Swedish throne, respectively.

Olle Westling
Princess Estelle Silvia Ewa Mary 2012.jpg
Olle Westling (left), at Princess Estelle's baptism
Born
Olle Gunnar Westling

(1945-01-07) 7 January 1945 (age 74)
Acktjära, Sweden
Spouse(s)Ewa Westling
(née Westring)
ChildrenPrince Daniel, Duke of Västergötland
Parent(s)Anders Westling
(father)
Relatives

His father Anders Andersson (1900–1980) adopted the surname of Westling which was the maiden name of his mother Brita Westling (1868–1965).[2]

Westling is of Forest Finnish descent and active in the Forest Finnish community.[3]

He is a recipient of the 70th Birthday Badge Medal of King Carl XVI Gustaf (30 April 2016).[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Småbusige Olle ska bli pappa till en prins". expressen.se.
  2. ^ Prince Daniel's paternal ancestors Swedish national Axrchives
  3. ^ Nyheter, SVT (12 January 2015). "Olle Westling är stolt över sina skogsfinska rötter". svt.se.
  4. ^ "Ilustres invitados asisten a la cena ofrecida por el rey Carlos Gustavo de Suecia en su 70 cumpleaños. Fotogalerías de Casas Reales". elconfidencial.com.