BelgiumEuropean Royals

King and Queen of the Belgians go for a bike ride with their children for “day without a car”

Belgium’s Heritage Days coincided with Mobility Week and Car Free Sunday 2018 so Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde strapped on helmets, hopped on their bikes and led their children on a ride to one of Brussel’s local heritage sites. Taking place in Brussels and other cities across Europe from 16 to 22 September 2018, Mobility Week is an annual event which aims to enlighten…
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British RoyalsHistory

Missing dress owned by Queen Alexandra found in attic

A velvet gown belonging to the Danish-born wife of King Edward VII that has been part of a private collection for more than 60 years has been donated to the Fashion Museum Bath after having spent decades lingering in an attic. Richly embellished with beads and sequins, the down was designed by London dressmaker Barolet – as evidenced by the designer’s signature black and gold tag sewn into the…
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European RoyalsThe Netherlands

Amersfoort to host King’s Day 2019

On Saturday, 27 April 2019 the city of Amersfoort will host Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands for the annual celebration of Koningsdag, or ‘King’s Day’, which marks the birthday of His Majesty. King’s Day is a national holiday celebrated each year on 27 April (or 26 April, if the 27th is a Sunday) which marks the birth of King Willem-Alexander.
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Denmark

Who is Prince Nikolai of Denmark?

Prince Nikolai William Alexander Frederik was born on 28 August 1999 at Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen to Prince Joachim and his first wife, Alexandra, Countess of Frederiksborg. Formally styled as His Highness Prince Nikolai of Denmark, Count of Monpezat, Nikolai is the…
European RoyalsSweden

Two-year-old Prince Alexander of Sweden makes first official visit to Duchy

His Royal Highness Prince Alexander, Duke of Södermanland, visited Gijsjön in Nynäs Nature Reserve on Thursday to open a viewpoint which was given to him as a gift on the occasion of his baptism by Södermanland County. Accompanied by his parents, Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia, the young royal was welcomed to Gijsjön by Södermanland’s governor, Liselotte Hagberg. Prince Alexander…
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