Last modified: 19 March 2014
Engagements, marriages and divorces in reigning and non-reigning royal houses of the year 2009.
Marriage of Sheikh Saeed bin Dalmouk bin Juma’a Al Maktoum of Dubai and Sheikha Hissah bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum of Dubai at Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Religious marriage of Count Dominik Coudenhove-Kalergi and Princess Adelheid von und zu Liechtenstein at Deutschfeistritz-Peggau, Austria.
Religious marriage of Prince David Bagration-Mukhransky (Georgia) and Princess Anna Bagrationi-Gruzinsky (Georgia) at the Cathedral of St Trinity at Tbilisi, Georgia.
Marriage of Sheikh Mohammed bin Jassem bin Humaid al-Qasimi of Ras Al Khaimah and Sheikha .. bint Talib bin Saqr al-Qasimi of Ras Al Khaimah.
Engagement announced of Lord Frederick Windsor (Great Britain) and Sophie Winkleman.
Annulment of the marriage of the Count of Paris (Great Britain) and Duchess Marie-Therese von Württemberg.
Engagement announced of Daniel Westling and Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden.
February (celebrations between 9 and 14 February)
Marriage of Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Mohammed al-Sharqi, Crown Prince of Fujairah and Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum of Dubai at Fujairah, United Arab Emirates.
Civil marriage of Prince Bagrat de Bagration de Baviera y de Borbon (Georgia) and Mrs Françoise Cazaudehore at Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France.
Marriage of Sandile Mthiyane and Princess Thandeka Zulu at St. Paul’s Angelican Church at Durban, South Africa.
Civil marriage of Prince Jean of Luxemburg and Diane de Guerre at the townhall of Roermond, The Netherlands.
Civil marriage of Prince Jean of France, Duke de Vendôme and Philomena de Tornos y Steinhart at the Townhall of the VIIe arrondissement at Paris, France.
Marriage of Sheikh Ahmed bin Dalmuk bin Jumaa Al-Maktoum of Dubai and Sheikha … Al-Nayhan of Abu Dhabi at the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Marriage of Count Magnus-Alexander zu Erbach-Erbach and Lena Schwarz at Erbach, Germany.
Marriage of Dasho Phub Dorji and Princess Ashi Sonam Dechan Wangchuck of Bhutan at the Mothithang Palace, Bhutan.
Marriage of Sheikh Khalid bin Zayed Al-Nayhan of Abu Dhabi and Sheikha … bin Nayhan bin Mubarak Al-Nayhan of Abu Dhabi at Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Marriage of James Moss-Gibbons and Michelle de Bourbon (Two Sicilies) at Simon’s in Groot Constantia, South Africa.
Marriage of Sheikh Majid bin Sultan bin Saqr Al Qasimi of Sharjah and Sheikha … bint Humaid bin Mohammed Al Qasimi of Sharjah at Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.
Religious marriage of Dominic Andrew Twyman and Princess Johanna zu Bentheim und Steinfurt at Steinfurt, Germany.
Engagement announced of Eric Querenet-Onfroy de Bréville and Princess Caroline Napoléon.
Civil marriage of Count Johannes von Schönburg-Hartenstein and Katharina Ritschl at St. Gilgen, Austria.
Civil marriage of Prince Friedrich Wilhelm von Preussen and Freiin Anna Catharina von Salza und Lichtenau at Wiesbaden, Germany.
Religious marriage of Prince Jean of France, Duke de Vendôme and Philomena de Tornos y Steinhart at the cathédrale Notre-Dame at Senlis, France.
Marriage of Mbongiseni Duma and Princess Ntombizosuthu Zulu at Pavensy, Underberg, South Africa.
Religious marriage of Prince Alexander von Auersperg-Breunner and Elisabeth Flick at Unterach am Attersee, Austria.
Religious marriage of Count Johannes von Schönburg-Hartenstein and Katharina Ritschl at Klosterneuburg, Austria.
Marriage of Sheikh Mohammed bin Nayhan Al Nayhan of Abu Dhabi and Sheikha … bint Khalifa bin Hamdan Al Nayhan of Abu Dhabi.
Marriage of Patrick Nagel and Princess Amélie zu Bentheim-Tecklenburg at Lamlash, Isle of Arran, Scotland, Great Britain.
Civil marriage of Hereditary Prince Hubertus von Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha and Kelly Rondestvedt at the Salon Belvedere at Schloss Callenberg, Coburg, Germany.
Religious marriage of Hereditary Prince Hubertus von Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha and Kelly Rondestvedt at the St. Moriz Church, Coburg, Germany.
Civil marriage of Hereditary Prince Mir Wais of Afghanistan and Antonella Mularoni (Safya) at the Palazzo della Repubblica, San Marino.
May (probably on 12 May at Paris, France)
Marriage of Anton Martynov and Princess Altinai Petrovitch-Njegosh of Montenegro.
Religious marriage of Count Arthur de Clermont-Tonnerre and Princess Marguerite de Croÿ-Roeulx at the church of Le Roeulx, Belgium.
Civil marriage of Prince Lukas von Auersperg and Princess Alice von Bayern at Karlstetten, Germany.
Civil marriage of Eric Querenet-Onfroy de Bréville and Princess Caroline Napoléon at Neuilly-sur-Seine, France.
Marriage of Boris Kisselevsky and Countess Isabella zu Stolberg-Stolberg in Moncalieri, Italy.
Religious marriage of Prince Richard von Isenburg and Andrea Zimmermann at the Burgkapelle in Ronneburg, Germany.
Marriage of Prince Gabriel de Orléans e Bragança (Brazil) and Luciana de Sousa Oliveira Guaspari at the Igreja da Imperial Irmandade de Nossa Senhora da Glória do Outeiro in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Marriage of Count Maximilian zu Stolberg-Wernigerode and Maria von Randow.
Civil marriage of Prince Christian zu Schaumburg-Lippe and Lena Giese likely at Eckernförde, Germany.
Religious marriage of Prince Christian zu Schaumburg-Lippe and Lena Giese at Schloss Glücksburg, Germany.
Civil marriage of Nicolas Costamagna and Princess Ubbolvadey Nella Sisowath of Cambodia at Nice, France.
Engagement announced of Jonas Bergström and Princess Madeleine of Sweden at Solliden Slott, Öland, Sweden.
Marriage of Sipho Nyawa and Princess Bukhosibemvelo Zulu at the Botanic Gardens in Durban, South Africa.
Marriage of Christian Ronig and Princess Friederike zu Bentheim und Steinfurt at Steinfurt, Germany.
Religious marriage of Prince Lukas von Auersperg and Princess Alice von Bayern at Kloster Andechs, Germany.
Religious marriage of Hereditary Prince Carl-Christian zu Solms-Hohensolms-Lich and Countess Christina Douglas at the Marienstiftskirche at Lich, Germany.
Divorce of Prince Hamzah bin Hussein of Jordan and Princess Noor Azem of Jordan. The divorce was only reported in March 2010. The date of divorce is not quite sure, but is the date given in some places online.
Marriage of Lord Frederick Windsor (Great Britain) and Sophie Winkleman at the Chapel Royal, Hampton Court Palace, Great Britain.
Religiously marriage of Eric Querenet-Onfroy de Bréville and Princess Caroline Napoléon at the Basilica Pontificia de S. Maria dell’Assunta at Castellabate nel Cilento, Italy.
Engagement announced of Prince Alexander von Auersperg and Emma Feilden.
Marriage of Prince Moulay Ismail of Morocco and Anissa Lehmkuhl at Rabat, Morocco.
Religious marriage of the Count of Paris and Micaela Cousiño y Quiñones de Léon at the église Saint-Jean- Baptiste de l’Uhabia at Arcangues, France.
Marriage of Sheikh Nasir bin Hamad al-Khalifa of Bahrain and Sheikha Sheikha bint Mohammed al-Maktoum of Dubai at the Dubai World Trade Centre, United Arab Emirates.
Religious marriage of Archduke Johannes of Austria and Maria Gabriela Montenegro Villamizar probably at Schloss Johannisberg, Germany.
Marriage of Linduyise Magagula and Princess Thobile Dlamini of Swaziland at the Summerfields Botanical Gardens, Swaziland.
Marriage of Sheikh Hasher bin Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Hasher Al-Maktoum of Dubai and Sheikha … bint Mohammed bin Hamdan Al-Nayhan of Abu Dhabi at Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Engagement announced of Prince Carlos de Bourbon de Parme and Annemarie Gualthérie van Weezel.
Civil marriage of Christian Strassberger and Princess Ilka zur Lippe-Weissenfeld at München, Germany.
Marriage of Count Alexander zu Stolberg-Stolberg and Princess Isabel de Orléans e Bragança (Brazil) at the Imperial Church of Nossa Senhora da Glória do Outeiro in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Religious marriage of Christian Strassberger and Princess Ilka zur Lippe-Weissenfeld at Eresing, Germany.
Religious marriage of Hereditary Prince Mir Wais of Afghanistan and Antonella Mularoni (Safya) at the Grand Mosque, Rome, Italy.
Civil marriage of Count Carl Theodor zu Toerring-Jettenbach and Natalia Alexeevna Ivanova.
Marriage of Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdul Rahman bin Rahman Al-Shamsi and Sheikha … bint Mohammed bin Saqr Al Qasimi of Ras Al Khaimah at Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates.
Civil marriage of Count Christoph von Neipperg and Agatha Maier at Wangen, Germany.
Marriage of Sheikh Mohammed bin Faisal bin Sultan Al Qasimi of Sharjah and Sheikha … bint Hasher bin Maktoum Al Maktoum of Dubai.
Divorce of Archduke Sandor of Austria-Tuscany and Priska Vilcsek.
Civil marriage of Prince Ferdinand zur Lippe-Weissenfeld and Princess Auguste von Bayern at Bourail, New Caledonia, France.
Engagement announced of Prince Nikolaos of Greece and Tatiana Blatnik.
Exact date unknown
Engagement announced of Prince Tristan de Bourbon de Parme and Shira Szabo. Known on 24 December.
Engagement announced of Oscar de Ascoz y Planes and Princess Benigna Reuss. Known on 7 May.
Marriage of Martin Haag and Princess Stephanie von Hohenzollern at Hechingen, Germany. The marriage took place in the second half of the year, but before November.