Princess Sofia & Prince Carl Philip's Eldest Son Prince Alexander Of Sweden Turns 5! See The Adorable New Portraits

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Source: MEGA; Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia/Instagram

HRH Prince Carl Philip of Sweden and HRH Princess Sofia of Sweden celebrate the christening of their son Prince Alexander in Drottningholm Palace Chapel, September 9, 2016.

Apr. 19 2021, Updated 4:14 p.m. ET

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He's growing up so fast! Princess Sofia of Sweden and Prince Carl Philip's eldest son, Prince Alexander of Sweden, turned five on Monday, April 19, and the parents couldn't help but share a new portrait of him via social media.

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"Today we celebrate our charming, curious and mischievous 5-year-old," the pair captioned two new photos of their birthday boy on Instagram.

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Source: Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia/Instagram
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Of course, people sent their well-wishes to the young prince. One person wrote, "Happy Birthday Prince Alexander," while another added, "Happy birthday dear Prince Alexander. I hope this day is as awesome as you are." 

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Source: Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia/Instagram
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A third user added, "What a cutie. Happy birthday x." 

Princess Sofia, 36, and Prince Carl Philip, 41, recently welcomed their third child — a baby boy named Julian — on March 26.

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"We are so happy and grateful to be able to welcome our third son to our family. Princess Sofia and I, and his two big brothers, have all been longing for this day. And now we are looking forward to getting to know this new little member of our family," the dad-of-three — who also shares Prince Gabriel, 3, with his wife — said in a statement.

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A few days later, the duo shared new photos of their brood — one of their newborn son, Julian, and one of her four boys. 

"Life gave me not only one but four beautiful princes ❤️ A sincere Thank you for the warm congratulations in connection with Julian’s birth," Princess Sofia captioned the sweet snap.

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Julian is seventh in line to the Swedish throne and the eighth grandchild of King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia.

In December 2020, the couple announced they were expanding their wolfpack. "We are happy and excited and look forward to welcoming our third child," they captioned a black-and-white photo of themselves at the time. "A new little member of our family."

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