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The Royal 2010s: the royals we lost (2015-2019)

Please note that we have only included royals from currently reigning royal families, those who actually reigned but were then exiled or exiled/mediatised royals who married a royal from a reigning family. 2015Infante Carlos, Duke of Calabria Carlos was the last Infante of Spain during the reigns of his cousin King Juan Carlos I and King Felipe VI. His father had been heir presumptive to the…
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The Royal 2010s: the royals we lost (2010-2014)

Please note that we have only included royals from currently reigning royal families, those who actually reigned but were then exiled or exiled/mediatised royals who married a royal from a reigning family. 2010Prince Carlos Hugo, Duke of Parma Carlos Hugo, Duke of Parma…
European RoyalsSweden

Prince Oscar accompanies his parents to receive Christmas trees for the Royal Palace

Prince Oscar of Sweden accompanied his parents, Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel, to receive the Christmas trees for the Royal Palace. Students from the hunting master’s program at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences visited the Royal Palace to hand over the Christmas trees in an annual tradition, which has been going on since the 1960s. According to the Swedish Royal…
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Asian RoyalsJapan

Empress Emerita Michiko in poor health

The Imperial Household has announced that Empress Emerita Michiko of Japan has been in poor health since September. According to the statement, she has been vomiting multiple times a day and has been losing weight. They say that stress is most likely a factor. The…
BelgiumEuropean Royals

King Albert loses appeal in paternity case

Former King Albert II of Belgium has lost his appeal against the order to undergo a DNA-test, the Court of Cassation, the main court of last resort in Belgium, decided today. The case will now return to the Court of Appeals which can decide that the DNA-test he underwent in May 2019 will be made public and can therefore also be matched to the samples given by his supposed daughter Delphine…
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King Albert's appeal to Court of Cassation to be discussed today

Former King Albert II of Belgium’s appeal against the order to undergo a DNA-test will be discussed today by the Court of Cassation, the main court of last resort in Belgium. He had been ordered to undergo a DNA-test in order to determine if he is the father of Delphine Boël. He took the test in May 2019 after facing a 5,000 euro a day penalty for refusing to take the DNA-test. However…
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