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Official guest list revealed for Jordanian royal wedding

The Royal Hashemite Court revealed the official guest list for Crown Prince Hussein and Princess Rajwa’s wedding on Thursday, and it included royalty from around the world as well as important Middle Eastern politicians and foreign officials.

The wider Jordanian Royal Family attended, as did members of Queen Rania’s family, and members of the bride’s Al Saif family.

Every royal house in Europe was represented except Monaco. The Prince and Princess of Wales attended their first royal wedding, as did Princess Elisabeth, Duchess of Brabant, who accompanied her father, King Philippe of the Belgians. King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands attended the ceremony; Princess Amalia joined them for the evening reception. Scandinavia was represented by Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, Crown Prince Haakon of Norway, and Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel of Sweden. Former King Juan Carlos of Spain attended the wedding, accompanied by Queen Sofìa. 

The Crown Prince of Bahrain and Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad; Queen Jetsun Pema of Bhutan and Princess Euphelma of Bhutan; the Sultan of Brunei and Prince Abdul Mateen of Brunei; Princess Takamodo and Princess Tsuguko of Japan; Sheikh Ahmad Al Abdullah Al Sabah and Sheikha Muna of Kuwait; the Hereditary Prince Couple of Liechtenstein and Prince Sébastien of Luxembourg; the King and Queen of Malaysia; Sheikha Moza of Qatar; and the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi rounded out the international reigning royals.

King Simeon II and Queen Margarita of Bulgaria, Crown Prince Pavlos of Greece, Princess Margareta and Prince Radu of Romania, and Empress Farah of Iran represented non-reigning royal houses. 

Prime ministers and presidents from throughout the Middle East—including Jordan, Iraq, and Egypt—and around the world attended as well. Dr Jill Biden represented the United States. Princess Beatrice and her husband, Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi, attended the wedding, as did Catherine’s family, Carole, Pippa and her husband, James Matthews.

All photos are credited to the Royal Hashemite Court.

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Jess Ilse is the Assistant Editor at Royal Central. She specialises in the British, Danish, Norwegian and Swedish Royal Families and has been following royalty since Queen Elizabeth II’s Golden Jubilee. Jess has provided commentary for media outlets in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia. Jess works in communications and her debut novel THE MAJESTIC SISTERS will publish in Fall 2024.