Romania

Former Prince Nicholas of Romania to be father for the second time

As June 2020 got under way, Nicholas of Romania announced that his wife Alina-Maria is expecting a baby in November. The message was published on the celebration of “Ziua Copilului” – or Children’s Day in Romania. This will be the first child for the couple. The statement published to the press reads as follows: “It gives me great pleasure to share the joy that my wife…
Read more
Norway

Princess Märtha Louise's Instagram account hacked

Princess Märtha Louise’s Instagram account has been disabled after it was hacked. One of Märtha Louise’s two accounts vanished on Monday after the unauthorised access. The Instagram account with the handle @Iam_marthalouise is no longer available. She also…
HistoryHistoryNorwayThailand

King Rama V of Siam's visit to Norway in 1907

His Majesty King Rama V of Siam, present-day Thailand, also called King Chulalongkorn, was born in 1853 and died in 1910. As a fifteen-year-old, Chulalongkorn ascended the Siamese throne, but because of his young age, his uncle acted as his guardian. During his five years of custody, he was educated by an English governor, Anna Leonowens, in literary history, language and art. He was King of…
Read more
HistoryHistory

The Bavarian King of Northern Europe

When little Prince Christopher was born in Bavaria in 1416 as the son of a German Count, he hardly thought he would become king of three European nations. Yet that was exactly what he became. Christopher was born as a member of the house of Wittelsbach. He grew up in the safety of the Bavarian royal court and in his teens he served under the German Emperor. He must have been a very…
Read more
Norway

Princess Märtha Louise of Norway criticizes paparazzi in new podcast

In a podcast interview, Princess Märtha Louise has criticized, among other things, the paparazzi. In the Norwegian podcast “Tut og mediekjør,” Princess Märtha Louise was vocal about the paparazzi pictures taken of her with her partner, Shaman Durek, in Hawaii in February this year and the impact this had on her and her daughters so soon after the death of her former husband, Ari…
Read more