Denmark

The royal guest list for Prince Christian's 18th birthday celebrations

Prince Christian of Denmark will turn 18 on 15 October, with celebrations in the Danish capital of Copenhagen. All of the Danish Royal Family will be in attendance to mark the heir to the throne’s big day. Margrethe’s sister, Princess Benedikte of of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg and Queen Anne-Marie of Greece will also attend. It’s thought some of their children will also…
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Denmark

Documentary to air ahead of Prince Christian's birthday

A new documentary will air in Denmark the night before Prince Christian’s 18th birthday, tracing his journey to understanding the role he’ll play in the monarchy’s future. Prince Christian and his father, Crown Prince Frederik, visited Parliament, the Supreme Court, the Church and the Ministry of Defence as part of the young prince’s educational journey. “Prince…
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Spain

All eyes on Princess Leonor as milestone birthday approaches

October will be a busy month for Spain’s future queen. Amid her military training, the Princess of Asturias will celebrate her 18th birthday with a host of ceremonial and constitutional events to mark the occasion. Princess Leonor, who turns 18 on 31 October, will swear…
Greece

The prince born to rule who has spent most of his life in exile

Back on May 20 1967, Crown Prince Pavlos of Greece, also a prince of Denmark, was born. The Greek Crown Prince is the eldest son and second child of Constantine II, the last King of Greece from 1964 to 1973 and his wife, Anne-Marie of Denmark. Both Queen Margrethe of Denmark and Queen Sofia of Spain are his aunts. When he was born, Crown Prince Pavlos, displaced his older sister, Alexia, as…
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Denmark

The early life of a baby born to be queen

She’s about to mark a very important moment for her family and for the royal dynasty that she married into. It will be a day marked with a glittering gala and appearances on a famous palace balcony. In October 2023, Crown Princess Mary of Denmark will see her eldest…
Monaco

The Monaco tradition that brought Princess Charlene to tears

One special tradition in Monaco always brings its royals into the heart of the community, even in the bitter days of deep winter. People across the Principality look forward to the feast day of St. Devote, Monaco’s patron saint, which falls in the early days of January. And the celebrations have had a big impact on Princess Charlene. Festivities for Devote are popular across the principality…
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