Jordan

Queen Rania hosts Henna party for Princess Iman ahead of wedding

Queen Rania of Jordan has hosted a Henna party for her daughter, Princess Iman, before the Princess’s wedding this weekend. The party was held in Amman’s Al Husseiniya Palace and was attended by several members of the Jordanian Royal Family and women representatives from Jordan’s governorates. Princess Iman’s paternal grandmother, Princess Muna, attended, as did…
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Sweden

Prince Oscar of Sweden turns seven

Prince Oscar of Sweden has turned seven. As is tradition, the Swedish Royal Court released new images of the royal to mark his birthday. Two photos taken by Linda Broström were released of the Prince at his family’s home at Haga Palace. In one photograph, Prince Oscar is seen smiling with his family’s dog, Rio, while he is seen with his older sister, Princess Estelle, in…
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Japan

Japan's Prince Hitachi hospitalised

Japan’s Prince Hitachi has been hospitalised in a Tokyo hospital. The 87-year-old uncle of Emperor Naruhito was admitted to the Japanese Red Cross Medical Center on the evening of 1 March as a precautionary measure after a high fever. The Imperial Household…
Japan

Japan's Princess Aiko finally able to attend in-person classes

Japan’s Princess Aiko is to attend in-person university classes for the first time since beginning her post-secondary education. Due to the global health crisis, the Princess, who is the only child of Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako, was only able to attend her classes at Gakushuin University from her enrollment in February 2020 until this year. However, with the pandemic…
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Sweden

Princess Madeleine gains new patronage

Princess Madeleine of Sweden has a new patronage. The Princess announced her new patronage on her Instagram account, revealing that she is the new patron of Millesgården. “With pride and joy, I have agreed to become a patron of Millesgården – the museum…
BelgiumHistory

The royal who wasn't afraid of the curse of King Tut's tomb

The curse of Egyptian King Tut’s tomb is well-known. Of those who have entered Tutankhamun’s tomb, many have succumbed to unexpected, early deaths. From Lord Carnarvon to Howard Carter, those who “disturbed” the tomb had early deaths under the so-called “curse of the Pharaohs.” One royal was not afraid to risk the curse: Queen Elisabeth of Belgium.
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