The bridal couple: who are George and Rebecca?

Grand Duke George Mikhailovich of Russia Born: Madrid, Spain, 13 March 1981 as son of Her Imperial Highness Grand Duchess Maria Vladimirovna of Russia and His Royal Highness Prince Franz Wilhelm of Prussia (1943), who took the name of Grand Duke Mikhail Pavlovich of Russia upon his marriage 1976 (divorce 1985). George was baptized at […]

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A Royal House for Saint Nicholas

The moment all children in the Netherlands yearly are waiting for: the arrival of Saint Nicholas (Sinterklaas he is usually called here). Halfway November he arrives by steamer with his many helpers. While the youngest children think he is really existing, the elder children still shout “Sinterklaas” or “Piet” and are looking forward to all […]

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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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