Royal Sweethearts: Prince Haakon and Princess Mette-Marit

It’s February 1, and love is in the air! Our Valentine special, featuring romantic royal couples, is in full swing.

Today’s couple is Norway’s Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit. The royal couple were married on August 25, 2001 at the Oslo Cathedral. Denmark’s Crown Prince Frederik was the best man. Prince Haakon and Princess Mette-Marit have three children between them, Master Marius Borg Høiby, Princess Ingrid Alexandra and Prince Sverre Magnus.


Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit vacationing in Brazil in April, 2003.


A pregnant Princess Mette-Marit accompanies Prince Haakon on a tour of social centers, parks and factories around Norway, in September 2005.


Such a sweet look from Princess Mette-Marit at the ski jumping World Cup at the Holmenkollen Arena in Oslo in March, 2006.


Crown Princess Mette-Marit and Crown Prince Haakon in a whispered conversation in August 2007.


Prince Haakon lays a loving hand on his wife’s lap at a local camp and school in Kafjord-Olderdalen, Norway in August, 2007.


Norway’s Crown Couple at the town of Krager in October 2008.

Images: Bauer-Griffin

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