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Royal Wedding Rewind: Prince Felix and Princess Claire

Seven years ago, on 17 September, Prince Felix of Luxembourg, (then 29), the third son of Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa, married Claire Lademacher, (then 28), in the bride’s hometown of Frankfurt, Germany. Embed from Getty Images Several days later, on 21 September, the two had their religious wedding in the Provençal town of Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume in the…
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Royal Artists: the unknown talents of Europe’s royals

Royals can have many talents, and many members of the royal families across the continent have impressive artistic abilities. From Denmark to Romania to the United Kingdom, they each have talented artists in their families. It is no secret that Prince Charles is a painter, but few know that he is one of the most successful artists in Great Britain, having earned about $3 million from copies of…
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Queen Anne of Romania: a queen without a country

On 13 August, Romania commemorated four years since the funeral of Queen Anne, Romania’s first royal funeral since the burial of Queen Marie in July 1938. Queen Anne of Romania, born Princess of Bourbon-Parma in 1923, died on 1 August 2016, and Romania and Moldova, two…
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Prince Charles and Romania

On August 5, Prince Charles released a video narrated—and, also written—by himself, in which he promotes Romania’s tourism. The film was released by Charles Ottley, the producer of Wild Carpathia, a documentary praising Romania’s nature, in particular her mountains and fauna, which has been received with great acclaim by the Romanian public. The British producer was even decorated by Her…
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Two kings, two mistresses and a luxury yacht

In 1937 King Carol II of Romania bought a luxury yacht called Nahlin, which he renamed Luceafarul (The Evening Star) and embarked on a romantic cruise with his mistress, Elena Lupescu. At the time, Elena, who was also known by the names of Lupeasca, Magda, and Duduia, had…