Sweden

Who is Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden?

On 14 July 1977, Queen Silvia snuck into Karolinska University Hospital to give birth to her first child with her mother at her side. King Carl XVI Gustaf was not at home at the time and was unable to make it for the birth. The Queen would be able to enter and leave the hospital without the press knowing. The new princess was christened on 27 September 1977 in the Royal Chapel of Stockholm…
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Spain

Who is Queen Letizia of Spain?

Letizia Ortiz Rocasolano was born to Jesús José Ortiz Álvarez and María de la Paloma Rocasolano Rodríguez on 15 September 1972 in Oviedo, Asturias, Spain. She has two sisters: Telma and the late Érika who passed away in 2007. She was christened on 29…
European RoyalsGreece

Crown Prince Pavlos of Greece and daughter share birthday bash before moving to the US

This past weekend, on Saturday evening, Crown Prince Pavlos of Greece celebrated his 50th birthday in London alongside close family, friends and European royals. His eldest child, Princess Maria Olympia, also celebrated her birthday ahead of time (she will turn 21 on 25 July) in a joint bash with her father at a manor in Gloucestershire. The birthday celebration, which had a…
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Bhutan

July image for The Gyalsey released

The desktop calendar for July has been released byYellow Bhutan.This month featuresone-year-old Crown PrinceJigme Namgyel(also just referred to as TheGyalsey) by himself dressed as a doctor. In theYellow Bhutanpost revealing…
The Netherlands

Dutch princesses on bank’s black list

Thousands of known Dutch citizens are on a “black list” of banks. The three daughters of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima, Princesses Amalia, Alexia and Ariane, are also on the list. According to Nos, the World-Check database contains “2.2 million people worldwide who are linked to money laundering or terrorism, are prone to corruption or politically…
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Palaces & BuildingsSweden

Taking a look at Haga Palace

Haga Palace, the current home of the Crown Princess Family of Sweden, is located in Haga Park in Solna, Sweden. It was built in 1802 and designed by King Gustav IV Adolf’s commissioned architect, Carl Christoffer Gjörwell. Haga Palace (or Haga Slott), located just…
Sweden

Crown Princess Victoria: "My whole life is for Sweden"

In a recent interview given to Sweden’s TT, Crown Princess Victoria talked about her future role as Queen of Sweden and her preparation for it saying, “My whole life is for Sweden. It may seem pretentious, but I feel it, it’s true. I see my parents and their tireless work, and I notice with joy how they do it, with never-ending interest. I hope that I can experience the same joy…
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