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Royal News October 2022 © Maison du Grand-Duc / Sophie Margue
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Royal News October 2022

Last modified: 10 November 2022 1 October Thus far the British royal family has received more than 50.000 messages of condolence following the death of Queen Elizabeth II on 8 September. A poll commissioned by the pro-republican association “Republiek” shows that only 51 percent of the Dutch think The Netherlands should remain a monarchy. The […]

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Royal News September 2022

Last modified: 2 October 2022 1 September King Willem-Alexander of The Netherlands had to cancel a visit to California and Texas, USA, from 6 to 9 September because he is still recovering of pneumonia. His wife Queen Máxima is now travelling alone. The Dutch Royal House has informed that Amalia, The Princess of Orange, is […]

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Lying in State – Witnesses of an historical moment photo by Michael
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Lying in State – Witnesses of an historical moment

I remember back in April 2002 I was very impressed by the queues for Elizabeth The Queen Mother, mother of Queen Elizabeth II. I decided I would travel to the UK if it would happen again and pay my respect in person. However when it finally happened, I was far too occupied with long planned […]

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The Queen is dead, long live the Queen!
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The Queen is dead, long live the Queen!

It have been some strange days. From Thursday to Friday I was in Copenhagen, Denmark, for the 50th anniversary on the throne of Queen Margrethe II. I had just gone through security at Schiphol airport in Amsterdam when checking my phone, I discovered messages about Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom of Great Britain […]

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Margrethe II Queen for 50 years
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Margrethe II Queen for 50 years

One week to go until Queen Margrethe II of Denmark finally will be able to celebrate the 50th Jubilee of her accession to the Danish throne. After her 80th birthday celebrations had been cancelled in April 2020, also most festivities on the occasion of the jubilee had to be postponed in January 2022. Several events […]

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Royal News August 2022 Photo & Copyright: Royal Hashemite Court of Jordan
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Royal News August 2022

Last modified: 3 September 2022 1 August The official photo session of the Spanish royal family was held in Valldemossa, Mallorca. King Felipe VI, Queen Letizia, the Princess of Asturias and Infanta Sofia visited the Valldemossa Charterhouse. Photos by Royal Portraits Also this year King Harald V of Norway took part in the 8-Metre World […]

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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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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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Royal News May 2022

Last modified: 19 June 2022 2 May New pictures were released upon the 7th birthday of Princess Charlotte of Cambridge. It was also revealed that the family’s new black cocker spaniel is called Orla. The coronation of Zulu King Misuzulu, that was supposed to take place on 28 May, has been indefinitely postponed, as KwaZulu-Natal […]

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