Belgium

King Philippe of Belgium says USA and UK threaten course of history

His Majesty King Philippe of Belgium criticised last week both that the United Kingdom had withdrawn from the European Union and US president Donald Trump’s anti-immigration policies. It was Tuesday last week that the King said this when he held a gathering of top government officials in Belgium. King Philippe warned the top government officials and stated that he feared that Britain and the…
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Sweden

70 years since King Carl Gustaf tragically lost his father

Yesterday, it was 70 years ago that King Carl Gustaf of Sweden lost his father in a tragic accident. The tragic accident happened when the King was only nine months old. His father, who was Crown Prince of Sweden and heir to the Swedish throne, died in a plane crash on 26 January 1947. The accident happened at Kastrup Airport outside Copenhagen in Denmark. Crown Prince Gustav Adolf was travelling…
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Norway

Remembering King Olav V of Norway

Today it is exactly 26 years since His Majesty King Olav V of Norway died. King Olav was born as Prince of Denmark, and his parents were King Haakon VII and Queen Maud, who was the daughter of Edward VII of Britain. Olav was born on 2 July 1903 and baptised Alexander Edward…
Sweden

King Carl XVI Gustaf attended seminar on Swedish war preparedness

His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden has attended a seminar on Swedish security politics today. The seminar is organised by the organisation “People and Defence” and are regarded as Sweden’s most important forum for discussions on security politics, defence and Swedish war preparedness. The seminar started on Sunday and lasts until tomorrow, but the King was present only…
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International royalsOther

Last heir to the Ottoman Empire dies at age 92

The last heir to the former Ottoman Empire, Prince Bayezid Osman, has died at the age of 92. Osman Bayezid Osmanoğlu was the 44th head of the Ottoman family. On Friday he died at his home in New York, USA. If the Ottoman monarchy were restored, he would be Grand Sultan Bayezid III. Ahmed Tevfik Pasha, the last Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire. Photo: Bain News Service via Wikimedia Commons. He…
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