Belgium

Princess Elisabeth to undergo summer training with the military

Princess Elisabeth will spend part of her summer at a military camp, the Belgian Royal Palace announced earlier this week. The future queen, currently studying at Oxford in the United Kingdom, will take part in a military training camp after learning to use a new version of the Special Operations Forces Combat Assault Rifle at a training weekend in March. The Belgian Royal Palace announced…
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King Charles IIIThe Netherlands

Royal Relations: how Charles III is linked to King Willem-Alexander

King Charles III is related to many of Europe’s sovereigns, not in the least because of Queen Victoria’s matchmaking but also because of another woman, Princess Carolina of Orange-Nassau. Princess Carolina was born on28 February 1743 as the daughter of William IV, Prince of Orange and Anne, Princess Royal, the daughter of King George II and Caroline of Ansbach, after whom she…
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European RoyalsLuxembourg

Grand Ducal Family of Luxembourg reunites to celebrate important religious festival

Members of the Grand Ducal Family of Luxembourg have participated in the celebrations that marked the closure of the Octave. On Sunday, 14 May, the royals attended the church service at the Our Lady of Luxembourg Cathedral, which was later followed by a procession and an appearance on the balcony of the Grand Ducal Palace.  The Archbishop of Luxembourg led the service in the presence…
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Belgium

King Philippe and Queen Mathilde host garden party to celebrate 10 years on the throne

2023 is set to be one of the most important celebration years when it comes to European monarchies: the coronation of King Charles III in the UK, the Golden Jubilee for King Carl XVI Gustaf in Sweden, and the tenth-anniversary celebrations for the reigns of King Willem-Alexander in the Netherlands and King Philippe in Belgium.  The latter organised a garden party to celebrate this important…
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