InsightPrincess Anne and Family

A look at Britain's royal Olympians

As the Summer Olympics get underway, Royal Central takes a look at Great Britain’s royal Olympians. In 1971, the Princess Royal competed in multiple European three-day event championships where she won a gold medal, and in 1975, she won in both the individual and team disciplines, where she took home silver. Anne, the Princess Royal took part in the 1976 Summer Olympic Games in…
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FeaturesInsightThe Netherlands

Who is King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands?

Willem–Alexander Claus George Ferdinand was born in the Utrecht at University Medical Centre on 27 April 1967. He is the oldest child of (the former Queen) Princess Beatrix and German diplomat Claus Von Amsberg. King Willem- Alexander is the first grandchild of Queen Juliana and Prince Bernhard. He was baptised on 2 September 1967 in St Jacob’s Church in the Hague. His godparents are…
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