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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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Royal Olympians: Princess Charlene

Before she became the Princess of Monaco, Princess Charlene was a swimming champion and Olympian in South Africa who competed in the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia. As the Summer Olympics begin, let’s look at Princess Charlene’s Olympic career. Charlene…
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Queen Margrethe and the Faroe Islands

Later this week, Queen Margrethe will visit the Faroe Islands aboard the Royal Yacht Dannebrog in her role as queen of the North Atlantic islands. Ahead of her visit, let’s take a look at Queen Margrethe’s history with the Faroe Islands. It was officially confirmed in…
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Diana, 60 Years: How Diana is already remembered

When Diana, Princess of Wales died tragically in 1997, the loss launched an unparalleled public outpouring of grief. As her sons, the Duke of Cambridge and the Duke of Sussex, unveil a new statue in her honour at Kensington Palace, let’s take a look at other memorials to Diana that exist around the world. THE DIANA MEMORIAL FOUNTAIN – HYDE PARK Embed from Getty Images The Diana…
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Who is Prince Hans-Adam II, the richest royal in Europe?

The Principality of Liechtenstein is one of the least known countries in Europe. Located between Austria and Switzerland, this micro-state has an area of roughly 62 square miles and a population of about 39,000. A mostly mountainous country, the principality is one of two doubly landlocked countries in the world (the other being Uzbekistan), meaning it has no access to a coastline and is…
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Royal Wedding Dresses: The Kent Brides

The modern brides of the House of Kent have all made history with their royal marriages in one way or another and the gowns they wore on their big day are certainly memorable. Two took centre stage in some of the most ancient churches in England while another was worn at a very modern marriage hundreds of miles from home. They share an air of romance while having striking features all of their…
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