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Re: Private manís daughter
Both Daniel and Sofia are commoners.
Where do you put the difference ? Because Sofia was a former lingerie model ?
Had Carl Philip been the heir, he might be conscious he had to choose someone different than Sofia, he might have married someone else and be happy with that person.
Before the law of succession was amended it prohibited the marriage of any prince to a private manís daughter; this was understood to prohibit marriage to any non-royal person. It was changed to prohibit marriage to any private Swedish manís daughter, allowing for marriage to foreign commoners but presumably to exclude any other Swedish family from gaining domestic influence by marriage with the Royal Family.
Since 1980 this prohibition does not exist; the latest amendment also removed the crown princely title and position from Carl Philip. Were he still crown prince under the pre-1980 rules he would not have been able to marry Sofia regardless of her past as a lingerie model or not.
private man's daughter.
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