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Our four-part series taking a look back at the year the European and international royals had concludes today with October through December.
Queen Letizia of Spain attended the final of the Women’s Basketball World Cup.
Sue Bird lifts the trophy after the United States won the tournament for the ninth time. © Casa de S.M. el Rey
Prince Nikolaos and Princess Tatiana of Greece and Denmark spoke to CNN’s Richard Quest for his series Quest’s World of Wonder in Athens, Greece.
The Norwegian royals attended the state opening of Parliament.
King, Queen and Crown Prince during the ceremony. Photo: Oskar Aanmoen / Royal Central.
Princess Estelle of Sweden joined her mother and grandfather for a museum trip.
His Majesty and Their Royal Highnesses view Elias Martin’s oil painting. Photo: Sara Friberg / Kungl. Royal Court
Spanish Royal Family celebrated their National Day.
© Casa de S.M. el Rey
Prince Christian of Denmark celebrated his 13th birthday.
Crown Prince Family of Denmark also sent a supportive message to the Danish competitors at the Invictus Games.
The King and Queen of Norway visited China.
Photo: Trond Viken / The Royal Norwegian Ministry for Fishery and Economics via Flickr.
Princess Charlene of Monaco attended the annual Princess Grace Foundation USA gala.
King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands was appointed a supernumerary Knight of the Garter by Her Majesty The Queen while on a state visit to the UK.
Dutch King and Queen spent time with many members of the British Royal Family during their UK state visit.
Princess Caroline of Monaco became a grandmother again when her daughter, Charlotte gave birth to her second child.
Crown Princess Mette-Marit was diagnosed with chronic pulmonary fibrosis.
Oskar Aanmoen / Royal Central.
Princess Ayako attended her final imperial event “Choken-no-Gi” before leaving the Imperial Family and married her commoner éfianc later in the month.
Luxembourg’s Grand Duchess Maria Teresa took part in a humanitarian visit to Lebanon.
© Cour grand-ducale / Sophie Margue / tous droits réservés
Princess Leonor, the Princess of Asturias, read publicly for the first time at a celebration for the Spanish Constitution’s 40th anniversary.
Bhutan celebrated the King’s coronation anniversary.
Queen Sofía of Spain celebrated her 80th birthday – including her scandal-ridden daughter, Infanta Cristina.
© Casa de SM el Rey
Crown Princess Mary released a video for World Antibiotic Awareness Week.
King Abdullah of Jordan received the 2018 Templeton Prize.
New pictures were released to celebrate Belgium’s King’s Day.
King and Queen of Greece announced the engagement of their daughter, Princess Theodora.
CIA concluded the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia personally ordered the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi – who had been highly critical of the Saudi government and the Crown Prince’s policies.
DoD photo by Senior Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz
The Princely Family of Monaco took part in their National Day celebrations.
Japanese Imperial Family welcomed the King and Queen of Jordan to Japan.
Crown Princess Mary paid a secret visit to Kenya.
Prince Sverre Magnus celebrated his 13th birthday with two new pictures released by the Royal Court.
Photo: Julia Naglestad, Det kongelige hoff
Photo: Julia Naglestad, Det kongelige hoff
It was revealed that
Princess Tessy would receive £4,000 a year in support from Prince Louis of Luxembourg after their divorce.
Princess Marie of Denmark attended several Christmas events.
Siden 2011 har H.K.H. Prinsesse Marie været protektor for Folkekirkens Nødhjælp, og lige siden har Hendes Kongelige…
Det danske kongehus on Tuesday, 4 December 2018
King of Sweden handed out Nobel Prizes, and other members of the Swedish Royal Family were also in attendance.
Norwegian royals were also in attendance in Oslo when the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded.
Princess Gabriella and Prince Jacques turned four.
Queen Rania of Jordan was presented with the Influential Personality of the Year Award.
The Queen speaks at the ASMIS. Photo: © Copyright 2018, Royal Hashemite Court
Princess Estelle and Prince Oscar of Sweden celebrated St Lucia Day.
Photo: HRH Crown Princess Victoria, Royal Court, Sweden
Serbia’s Prince Stefan was christened in Belgrade.
HRH Crown Princess Katherine, His Grace Bishop Lavrentije of Sabac, TRH Prince Philip, Princess Danica and Prince Stefan, HRH Crown Prince Alexander, His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej, HRH Princess Maria da Gloria of Orleans and Bragança, Mr Milan-Cile Marinkovic, Mrs Beba Marinkovic. Photo: Royal Palace Belgrade
The Swedish Royal Family gathered at Oscar Theatre to celebrate Queen Silvia’s 75th birthday.
As usual, the
Crown Princess Family of Sweden released their yearly Christmas video.
The Belgian Royal Family hosted a Christmas concert.
Danish Crown Prince Family also released a Christmas video.
Emperor of Japan celebrated his last birthday in the role.
Take a look at the collective royal Christmas greetings
The Christmas speeches of the European royals are here:
Belgium, Spain, Luxembourg, Sweden, and the Netherlands.