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Riddarhuset, May 1, 2009: Jenny and Maximilian get married

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Jenny and Maximilian got married in the great hall of Riddarhuset, the House of Nobility, in Stockholm on May 1, 2009.

Riddarhuset served as the parliament for Sweden's aristocracy during the Diet of the Four Estates (1668-1865). The walls of the great hall are hung with the coats of arms of Sweden's noble families. On the ceiling is the country's largest painting — The Allegorical Painting, by David Klöcker Ehrenstrahl.

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A: Swedish House of Nobility

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Riddarhuset in English "House of Knights". During the four chamber "Estates of Realm" parliament this...

Swedish House of Nobility

B: Riddarholmsbron

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Riddarholmen - The Knights' Islet - is a small island in the historic old town of Stockholm: Gamla St...


C: Riddarholmen

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Riddarholmen - The Knights' Islet - is a small island in the historic old town of Stockholm: Gamla St...


D: Riddarholmen Church, Stockholm, Sweden

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The Riddarholmen Church is the burial church of the Swedish monarchs. It is located on the island of ...

Riddarholmen Church, Stockholm, Sweden

E: Riddarholm Church

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Riddarholm Church

F: Riddarholmen

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Riddarholmen ("The Knights' Islet") is a small islet, part of Gamla Stan, the old town. Its main land...


G: Birger Jarl's Torg with The Riddarholmen Church

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The Riddarholmen Church The Riddarholmen Church is the burial place for the Swedish kings. Kings from...

Birger Jarl's Torg with The Riddarholmen Church

H: Riddarholmskyrkan

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Riddarholmen - The Knights' Islet - is a small island in the historic old town of Stockholm: Gamla St...


I: Vasabron

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"Vasabron" bridge inaugurated 1878 is one of Stockholm's most beutiful bridges. Almost a stone's thro...


J: Vasabron

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Vasabron or the Vasa bridge is a cast iron bridge connecting the north side with the Old Town. From h...


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Do not confuse the EU with the Council of Europe, which has 47 member states and dates to 1949. These two bodies share the same flag, national anthem, and mission of integrating Europe. The headquarters of the Council are located in Strasbourg, France, and it is most famous for its European Court of Human Rights.

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Text by Steve Smith.