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Royal News December 2021 © Casa de S.M. el Rey
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Royal News December 2021

Last modified: 9 January 2022 1 December Princess Aiko of Japan, the daughter of the Emperor and Empress, turned 20 today and reached adulthood. In a statement she let know: “From now on, I would like to engage sincerely with each duty as a member of the adult imperial family and help the imperial couple […]

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The royal highs and lows of 2021
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The royal highs and lows of 2021

Life and death in the royal houses goes on, whether there is a pandemic or not. Notable are the births of August Philip Hawke Brooksbank (9 February 2021), Lucas Philip Tindall (21 March 2021), Lilibet Diana Mountbatten-Windsor (4 June 2021) and Sienna Elizabeth Mapelli Mozzi (18 September 2021) in the British royal family, no less […]

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Collection: Royal deaths

31 December 2021: Deaths 2021 31 December 2021: Deaths 2020 31 December 2021: Deaths 2019 15 March 2021: Deaths 2018 14 March 2021: Deaths 2017 14 March 2021: Deaths 2016 14 March 2021: Deaths 2015 13 March 2021: Deaths 2014 13 March 2021: Deaths 2013 31 December 2021: Deaths 2012 12 March 2021: Deaths 2011 […]

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Collection: Royal marriages photo & copyright: Netty Leistra
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Collection: Royal marriages

30 December 2021: Marriages 2021 30 December 2021: Marriages 2020 30 December 2021: Marriages 2019 30 December 2021: Marriages 2018 7 December 2019: Marriages 2017 30 December 2021: Marriages 2016 30 December 2021: Marriages 2015 30 December 2021: Marriages 2014 30 December 2021: Marriages 2013 1 January 2019: Marriages 2012 7 December 2019: Marriages 2011 […]

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Collection: Royal births

29 December 2021: Births 2021 29 December 2021: Births 2020 29 December 2021: Births 2019 29 December 2021: Births 2018 24 October 2020: Births 2017 17 January 2021: Births 2016 17 January 2021: Births 2015 7 December 2019: Births 2014 29 December 2021: Births 2013 17 April 2017: Births 2012 30 June 2018: Births 2011 […]

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Royal News November 2021 © Maison du Grand-Duc / Sophie Margue
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Royal News November 2021

Last modified: 5 December 2021 1 November Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain delivered her COP26 speech via video message. She had recorded the speech already late October 2021 and let know on 26 October that she wouldn’t attend the event, as she had planned. Many world leaders attend the 26th United Nations Climate Change […]

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One month ago Kei and Mako got married Photo & Copyright: Imperial Household Agency
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One month ago Kei and Mako got married

(translated from Japanese with Deepl.com; I hope the few small alterations I made are correct) I wonder if there has evern been such a low-key royal wedding as the one of Kei Komuro and Princess Mako of Akishino on 26 October 2021 in Tokyo, Japan, exactly one month ago. The traditional ceremonies didn’t take place. […]

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The new tile panel of Maria Louise
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The new tile panel of Maria Louise

Six years ago I attended the unveiling of a wall painting for Maria Louise on the wall around the corner of the Princessehof in Leeuwarden, The Netherlands. On 20 June 2015 it was one of her descendants, King Willem-Alexander, who personally came to Leeuwarden. The painting was created on the occasion of the Year of […]

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