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King going strong after 40 years on the throne

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post 15.Feb.2013, 11:15 AM
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Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf addressed his 40 years as head of state on Friday in a written statement, which made no mention of handing the throne over to his 35-year-old daughter.

In a survey published by opinion pollsters Sifo and the Aftonbladet newspaper in January, six out of ten respondents said they would like the king to hand over power to Crown Princess Victoria.

The king's statement, published in the form of an interview on the Royal Court website, made no mention of the finding and instead looked back at the his four decades as head of state.

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johan rebel
post 16.Feb.2013, 11:02 AM
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Still going strong? Certainly not on the strenght of his intellectual prowess!
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post 16.Feb.2013, 07:56 PM
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The king is doing a fantastic job
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