King of Sweden celebrates 75th birthday with only a modest amount of pomp

King of Sweden celebrates 75th birthday with only a modest amount of pomp

King Carl XVI Gustaf turned 75 on Friday, but due to the pandemic marked his birthday without the lavish flair of a royal anniversary – unless you count a military flyover and a reception with the prime minister.

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