Sweden’s queen is actually not Swedish. Queen Silvia was born in Heidelberg, Germany in 1943, and met King Carl at the 1972 summer Olympics in Munich.
At the time, Silvia was working as an interpreter at the Argentine consulate in Munich. She is fluent in 6 languages: German, Portuguese, Spanish, French, English, and Swedish. Swedish being the last one she learned.
by Julia Powanda/Riedia
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