Spain

Who is Queen Sofía of Spain?

The person who we now know as Queen Sofía of Spain was born on 2 November 1938 in Athens, Greece. She was known differently at birth as she was titled Princess Sophia of Greece and Denmark, and her parents were the then Prince Paul of Greece and Princess Frederica, a daughter of Ernest August, a claimant to the defunct crown of Hanover. She was christened a few months later at the Royal Palace in…
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Denmark

Countess Alexandra talks about life not being perfect

Countess Alexandra of Frederiksborg, the former wife of Prince Joachim of Denmark, recently gave an interview after it became known earlier this year that her former boyfriend was a criminal. Embed from Getty Images Alexandra had been in a relationship with Tony Lindkold, whom she met after hiring his carpenter firm’s assistance during her move to a villa in Charlottenlund, Copenhagen. The…
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Japan

First official visit abroad for Princess Kako of Japan

The Imperial Household Agency has announced this week that Her Imperial Highness Princess Kako of Akishino is set to pay her first official visit abroad in September. The Princess will be travelling to Austria and Hungary to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the institution…
Japan

The Emperor and Empress of Japan celebrate 60 years of marriage

Their Imperial Majesties Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary, the last anniversary as the reigning couple of Japan, on Wednesday, 10 April. Together, they received addresses from members of the Imperial Family, including the soon-to-be Emperor Naruhito (current Crown Prince), and members of the government and the Imperial Household Agency. The…
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Monaco

Prince Albert of Monaco and nephew host Christmas party for children

Christmas celebrations are all around, and it was no different in Monaco as Albert II, Sovereign Prince of Monaco, hosted his traditional Christmas party at the Prince’s Palace of Monaco on 19 December, alongside his nephew, Louis Ducruet. For this year’s party, Prince Albert and Louis received more than 600 guests, aged between five and 12. They were all entertained by the champion of…
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