History

The farmer who could have been Norway’s king

The Knut Alvsson is, outside Norway, a name that few have ever heard. Still, the name represented one of the biggest riots in Norway’s history. Knut Alvsson was born in 1455 and was a wealthy farmer and landowner in Norway who then was a part of the Kalmar Union. From 1497 to 1499, he also was Chieftain at Akershus Fortress. In 1497, Knut Alvsson’s power was too great, and many saw that…
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Serbia

Crown Prince Couple of Serbia open Christmas Bazaar

Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine of Serbia held their annual Christmas Charity Bazaar last week. The Crown Prince and Crown Princess officially opened the charity event together, which raised money in support of refugee women from…
European Royals

French pretenders release statement’s on Yellow Vest riots

Earlier this week, Royal Central reported that the French monarchist movement was heavily involved in the “Yellow Vest” riots in France. Now several of the pretenders to the French throne have released statements with their thoughts about the riots and their hope for the future political situation in France. As of now, there are five pretenders to the French throne. These are Franz, the Duke…
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Norway

Crown Prince Haakon visits Sami and Kven children

On Wednesday of this week, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway visited the most northern parts of his father’s kingdom. The Crown Prince visited Lakselv in Porsanger Municipality. Upon arrival to the small town, His Royal Highness was greeted and warmly…
Norway

Norwegian royals attend awarding of Nobel Peace Prize 2018

On Monday, Their Majesties the King and Queen and Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess of Norway were all in Oslo for the presentation of the Nobel Peace Prize for 2018. The winner this year was Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad. In their statement, the Nobel Peace Prize committee wrote: “The Nobel Peace Prize 2018 was awarded jointly to Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad…
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Features

Taking a look at the Royal Order of Karl XIII

The Royal Order of Karl XIII is one of the many Swedish royals order that still exists and is in use. The Order was founded by King Karl XIII of Sweden and Norway in 1811. Since 1811 and until this day, the Master of the Order is the regent of Sweden, so the current Order Master is His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf. The insignia of the Royal Order of Karl XIII consists of a red St George cross in…
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