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Taking a look at the christenings of Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Carl Philip and Princess Madeleine

With the christening of Prince Julian of Sweden, on 14 August, we are taking a look back at the christenings of his father and his aunts. Crown Princess Victoria Ingrid Alice Désirée, Duchess of Västergötland, was born on 14 July 1977 to King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden. She was christened on 23 September 1977 in the Royal Chapel of the Royal Palace in Stockholm. Back in…
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Monaco

A look at Monaco's royal Olympians

With the Summer Olympic Games in full swing, let’s take a look at Monaco’s royal Olympians. The Monégasque delegation is always one of the smallest delegations because of the size of the country, but it also had one very famous member. Indeed, from 1988…
DenmarkRoyal Weddings

Looking back at the wedding of Prince Joachim and Princess Marie

Thirteen years ago today, Prince Joachim married his fiancée, Marie Cavallier in Mogeltonder Church, in South Jutland. Prince Joachim and Princess Mariemet while Joachim was still married to his first wife, Countess Alexandra. They were invited to a dinner and, being the only two French-speaking people invited, their host introduced them. Their romance, however, started much later. Embed…
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Features

Marie Antoinette, Last Queen of France?

In the latest in our series looking at the last consorts of monarchies around the world, we come to one of the most famous royals of all. Marie Antoinette’s whole life was lived in the spotlight and her story continues to fascinate. While other women later took on the…
DenmarkFeatures

Princess Marie sends message to Danish Association for Autism on World Autism Day

On 2 April, Princess Marie of Denmark sent a personal message to the Danish Association for Autism of which she is Patron on the occasion of World Autism Day. In the message, she said: “I wish you all a good World Autism Day and thank you for the constant work you do. In these times when the focus is on the Corona crisis, other important issues can easily be forgotten but I do not forget…
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Denmark

Princess Marie meets climate activist Vanessa Nakate as she ends trip to Uganda

On 29 February, Princess Marie met with young climate activist, Vanessa Nakate during her humanitarian trip to Uganda as Patron of DanChurchAid. Vanessa Nakate called out the Associated Press when she was cropped out of a photo with other young climate activists including Greta Thunberg at the Davos Economic Forum last January. About the scandal, Princess Marie said: “I thought it was really…
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