The Netherlands

Prof. Pieter van Vollenhoven to celebrate 80th birthday with family and friends in Zeist

Prof. Pieter van Vollenhoven, the husband of Princess Margriet of the Netherlands, will celebrate his 80th birthday on 30 April with family and friends at Theater Figi in Zeist. No information was provided by the Government Information Service (RVD) in regards to those invited to the celebration. The Royal House of the Netherlands made the announcement in a press release yesterday and released…
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King Carl XVI Gustaf on Grand Duke Jean: "I will remember a nice and friendly man"

As royals have issued statements and sent condolences to the Grand Ducal Family after the death of Grand Duke Jean yesterday, King Carl XVI Gustaf spoke to Swedish magazine, Svenskdam about the late Grand Duke. “Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg was highly respected by me and my family. He was a faithful and devoted scout, and it was a pleasure to share this interest with him. I will remember a…
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Grand Duke Jean - a look at his reign

As Luxembourg has had to say goodbye to beloved Grand Duke Jean, who died today at the age of 98, we are taking a look back at his 36-year reign on the Luxembourg throne from 1964 to 2000. In 1964, Grand Duchess Charlotte made the decision to abdicate in favour of her eldest son, Hereditary Grand Duke Jean. However, since 28 April 1961, Jean had been serving as the Lieutenant-Representative of the…
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Prince Nikolaos of Greece and Denmark undertakes 10-day mission with Axion Hellas

Prince Nikolaos of Greece and Denmark has undertaken a 10-day mission with Axion Hellas, the royal revealed on his Instagram account on Easter. The trip took place the week ahead of Easter Sunday. This was the Prince’s eight mission to date and one of the “most successful yet,” according to his Instagram post. They travelled to the islands of Astypalaia, Halki (also called…
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