European Royals

Brazilian Chief asks royals for help to stop deforestation

The Brazilian chief Raoni Metuktire is currently on a European tour. His purpose is to gather royal support for his tribe and help to stop the deforestation that heavily impacts his tribe’s way of living. So far the chief has met with Grad Duke Henri of Luxembourg, Prince Charles-Philippe of Orléans, Duke of Anjou and Crown Prince Leka of Albania. Chief Raoni is currently on a three-week tour…
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Henri d'Orléans, Count of Paris, has died at the age of 85

Henri d’Orléans, Count of Paris and Duke of France died Monday afternoon at the age of 85. The news was announced on Facebook by his son, Prince Jean, the Duke of Vendôme. The statement was published in French, with an English translation below: It is with great sorrow that I have to announce my father’s death, the count of Paris, this morning. I hope you will send your prayers to…
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Royal Burials: Basilica of St Denis

The west facade of the Basilica (Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons). The Basilica of St Denis, the burial site of the Kings of France, is located in northern Paris, in the suburb of Saint-Denis. Saint Denis is a Christian martyr and patron saint of France and served as the first bishop of Paris in the third century. The Basilica dedicated to this famous French saint is an architectural landmark, as…
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