Sweden

Swedish Royal Family unveils new photos ahead of Jubilee

The Swedish Royal Court has unveiled two new official photos ahead of the Jubilee week of King Carl XVI Gustaf. The first image shows three generations of Bernadottes: the King with his heir, Crown Princess Victoria, and her daughter, Princess Estelle. Photo: Clément Morin/Royal Court, Sweden The second photo is of the extended Royal Family, where the King and Queen are surrounded by…
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The Netherlands

Princess Alexia to join important event for first time

Princess Alexia of the Netherlands is set to attend an important event for the first time this year. The Princess, who is second in line to the throne behind her sister, will be in attendance at Prinsjesdag (Prince’s Day) on 19 September alongside King Willem-Alexander, Queen Máxima, Princess Amalia, Prince Constantijn and Princess Laurentien. This will be the first time the…
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Sweden

The prince and princess whose much longed for son is about to make royal history

King Carl XVI Gustaf is about to celebrate his Golden Jubilee. And after 50 years of reign, many Swedish citizens barely remember a life without the current King on the throne. Carl XVI Gustaf is the first Swedish monarch to celebrate a Golden Jubilee. His reign has another peculiarity: Carl Gustaf inherited the throne directly from his grandfather at 27. His father, Prince Gustaf Adolf, never…
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European Royals

The godparents of Europe’s heirs

We take a look at the godparents of each of Europe’s heirs. The Prince of Wales Embed from Getty Images Prince William was born on 21 June 1982 and christened on 4 August of that year. His godparents were the late King Constantine of Greece (a cousin)…
Denmark

Queen Margrethe wraps up four-day cruise aboard Dannebrog with a flowery ending

After surgery on her back and a recovery period “longer than expected,” Queen Margrethe has slowly resumed her official engagements.  And one of the traditions that she kept going was the annual end-of-summer trip aboard the Royal Ship Dannebrog. Between 29th August and 1st September, Her Majesty visited three municipalities: Vordingborg, Randers and Fredericia.  The Queen arrived in…
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