Category: Births & Deaths

The funeral of Duke Carl von Württemberg
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The funeral of Duke Carl von Württemberg

Pictures by two friends of mine, including Royal Travel & Events In the early hours of Tuesday 7 June 2022 Duke Carl von Württemberg died aged 85 in a hospital in Ravensburg, Germany. He had already health problems for a few years, that slowly got worse. But his death after a hospital stay of a […]

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Covid-19 and the royals and nobles Princess Maria Teresa of Bourbon-Parma
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Covid-19 and the royals and nobles

Updated: 3 July 2022 Since the start of the corona pandemic there has been a long list of royals and nobles that personally suffered of Covid-19 or even died. Of course it is often not announced whether people died of the Coronavirus or died  in a natural way. Of some people however it is known. […]

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A baby boy! Congratulations to Sophia and Otto Photo & Copyright: Gabi P.
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A baby boy! Congratulations to Sophia and Otto

This summer a friend of mine was at a noble wedding and saw Fürst Otto and Fürstin Sophia zu Castell-Rüdenhausen there. She was clearly pregnant. When they got engaged and married there was an announcement on the website of the municipality of Rüdenhausen where they live, but not this time. The same friend recently informed […]

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A royal baby in Albania Photo and Copyright: Blerta Celibashi / Albanian Royal Court (with permission)
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A royal baby in Albania

Just over four years after their fairytale wedding in Tirana, Albania, Crown Prince Leka of the Albanians and his wife Crown Princess Elia became parents. Several weeks ago photos of them in the streets of Tirana showed up in the Albanian media, showing Crown Princess Elia with what looked like a baby bump. When inquiring […]

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Guillaume and Stéphanie – Their first child has arrived © Cour grand-ducale / Sophie Margue
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Guillaume and Stéphanie – Their first child has arrived

There has been a lot of speculation since their marriage in October 2012. But after seven years of marriage, on 5 December 2019, Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume and Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie of Luxembourg finally announced that they were going to be parents in May 2020. Their son was born at the Maternité Grande-Duchesse Charlotte […]

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The birth of another Princess – Beatrix had prefered a brother Photo: Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands
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The birth of another Princess – Beatrix had prefered a brother

On Tuesday 18 February 1947 at 2.24am a little princess was born at the Soestdijk Palace in Baarn, The Netherlands. Later that day her father Prince Bernhard told in a radio progarmme that Princess Juliana was doing fine. Apparently both grandmothers – Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands and Princess Armgard zur Lippe-Biesterfeld – were present. […]

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Princess Christina of the Netherlands (1947-2019) Koepel van Fagel
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Princess Christina of the Netherlands (1947-2019)

On Friday morning 16 August 2019 the Government Information Service (RVD) in name of King Willem-Alexander, Queen Máxima and Princess Beatrix announced the death of Princess Christina of the Netherlands that morning at the complex of Palace Noordeinde (not in the palace itself, but in her apartment above the stables) in The Hague. She had […]

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