The last heir of his generation to marry- the royal wedding of Guillaume and Stephanie of Luxembourg

Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume married Countess Stéphanie de Lannoy on 19 and 20 October 2012 in Luxembourg City. Not only was it an important event in Luxembourg, but it also marked the last wedding of the current generation of heir apparents. On 19 October 2012, the Prince and the Countess were married in a civil ceremony conducted by the mayor of Luxembourg City, Xavier…
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What is the Order of St. Olav?

King Harald’s gift to Prince Christian on his 18th birthday this past weekend was the designation as a Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav. What is the Order of St. Olav? Let’s discuss. Founded by King Oscar I in 1847, though he reigned as the Sovereign of both…

What is the Order of the Elephant?

Prince Christian has debuted his first national order, having been made a Knight of the Order of the Elephant the morning of his 18th birthday. The Order of the Elephant is Denmark’s highest chivalric order and is bestowed entirely at the Sovereign’s discretion.

A minute's silence held for victims of Brussels terror attack as Portuguese State Visit to Belgium begins

The President of Portugal joined the King and Queen of the Belgians in a minute’s silence for the victims of a terror attack that took place just hours before the official start of his State Visit to Belgium. Two Swedish football fans were killed when a gunman opened fire in Brussels on the evening of October 16th 2023. The terror attack led to the security threat level in the Belgian…
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Another royal first for Denmark's Prince Christian

Prince Christian of Denmark has marked another first in his young royal life. Now that the future King of Denmark is an adult, the first-ever gala pictures of the Prince have been published. Dennis Stenild, Kongehuset © Taken by Dennis Stenild, Prince Christian is…

King Carl XVI Gustaf speaks of sorrow after two Swedish people are killed in terror attack in Brussels

The King of Sweden has sent condolences to the families of two of his compatriots killed in a terror attack in Brussels. Two men were shot dead while fans gathered at a cafe to watch a football match in the Belgian capital. A third person was injured. Police in Belgium later found the gunman who was shot and later died of his injuries. King Carl XVI Gustaf said his whole family were thinking…
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All the best photos from Prince Christian's 18th birthday weekend

It was a weekend to remember for Prince Christian of Denmark as he marked his 18th birthday in Copenhagen. Young people from all over the Danish Commonwealth and foreign royals were in town to celebrate the young royal as he came of age. Below we have gathered the best photos from the festivities: Embed from Getty Images Dennis Stenild, Kongehuset © Dennis Stenild, Kongehuset…
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