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Paul and Franziska – Their wedding guests Prince Ludwig of Bavaria and his fiancée Sophie-Alexandra Evekink
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Paul and Franziska – Their wedding guests

Something that I didn’t talk about in my wedding post of Hereditary Prince Paul Anton (Pál Antál) Esterházy von Galántha and Franziska von Reutter are the guests. But of course they had guests! Unfortunately they arrived in the rain, but my photographer managed to take some nice pictures of a few of the more known […]

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Royal News July 2022 Copyright: Keld Navntoft/Kongehuset
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Royal News July 2022

Last modified: 7 August 2022 1 July The cycling race Tour de France started in Copenhagen, Denmark, this year with a 13 kilometres long stage that also passed the Amalienborg Palace, where Crown Prince Frederik was present. He also handed out the first yellow tricot. The new National Museum in Oslo has announced that Crown […]

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Paul and Franziska – A wedding tiara mystery
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Paul and Franziska – A wedding tiara mystery

Photos are copyrighted by a friend of mine (not to be posted elsewhere) On 21 August 2021 Hereditary Prince Paul Anton (Pál Antál) Esterházy von Galántha and Franziska von Reutter were engaged in the Zillertal, Tyrol, Austria. He was born in 1986 as son of Prince Anton (Antal) Esterházy von Galántha and his former wife […]

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Engagement of the future heir of Bavaria
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Engagement of the future heir of Bavaria

Photo copyrighted by a friend of mine, taken at a wedding they attended last weekend Prince Ludwig of Bavaria, one day destinated to become the head of the Royal Family of Bavaria, on 3 August 2022 announced his engagement to Dutch-Canadian Sophie-Alexandra Evekink. He was born in 1982 as son of Prince Luitpold of Bavaria […]

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Sun, lace and a carriage in Tuntenhausen
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Sun, lace and a carriage in Tuntenhausen

Photos copyrighted by a friend of mine Another nice noble wedding. Albrecht Graf und Edler Herr von und zu Eltz genannt Faust von Stromberg married Princess Anna Lobkowicz at the Wallfahrtskirche Tuntenhausen, Germany on Saturday, 16 July 2022. The bride arrived at the church in an oldtimer car together with her father. She wore a […]

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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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Royal News June 2022 © RVD - Patrick van Emst
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Royal News June 2022

Last modified: 3 July 2022 1 June A guide to the Platinum Jubilee. The Queen is the first British monarch to celebrate her Platinum Jubilee. A new portrait by Ranald Mackechnie was released to mark the beginning of the celebrations. In her Jubilee message the Queen said: “I continue to be inspired by the goodwill […]

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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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