Luxembourg

Photos: Prince Charles is baptised into the Roman Catholic Church

Prince Charles of Luxembourg was christened into the Roman Catholic Church this afternoon at the Abbey of St. Maurice and St. Maurus of Clervaux in Clervaux, Luxembourg. His godparents are his paternal uncle, Prince Louis of Luxembourg and his maternal aunt, Countess Gaëlle de Lannoy. © Cour grand-ducale / Sophie Margue The ceremony was conducted by Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich…
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Belgium

Granny Knows Best: the grandparents of King Philippe of the Belgians

We are concluding our September series “Granny Knows Best” with a look at the grandparents of King Philippe of the Belgians. King Leopold III Leopold was born on 3 November 1901 to the future King Albert I and Queen Elisabeth of Belgium. He fought in World War One, after Germany invaded Belgium, as a member of the Belgian Army in 1914; he was only twelve. The following year…
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Belgium

In photos: Belgium's Princess Elisabeth in military training

Princess Elisabeth of Belgium, also known as the Duchess of Brabant as the heir apparent to the throne, has been in military training for the past couple of weeks in Elsenborn. She joined 169 other first-year students to begin training on 31 August at the Royal Military Academy in Brussels. The first day began at 9 am sharp and was intended as an introduction day. The Duchess of Brabant and her…
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Monaco

Princess Charlene completes "The Crossing" water bike challenge

Princess Charlene of Monaco has completed “The Crossing” water bike challenge across the Mediterranean. The two teams travelled from Calvi to Monaco to raise awareness for the prevention of drowning programmes of the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation. This was the third edition of the bike challenge. She was on Team Serenity alongside David Tanner, Brandon Green and Mathew…
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