Tag: 1999

Royal News 1999 Copyright: Pixabay
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Royal News 1999

Last modified: 1 January 2000 Archived royal news from my old website for the year 1999. January 2nd Anne of Great Britain, the Princess Royal, has retained her position as the royal family’s busiest member in 1998. She carried out 679 engagements; the Queen herself in second place only had 574 engagements. In total the […]

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The wedding of The Earl of Wessex and Sophie Rhys-Jones photo & copyright: Netty Leistra
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The wedding of The Earl of Wessex and Sophie Rhys-Jones

Windsor, 19 June 1999 Over 20.000 people from all over the world lined the streets of Windsor. Some even camped out overnight to secure the best views of Prince Edward of Great Britain and Sophie Rhys-Jones during their carriage ride after tying the knot. Some 8000 people managed to get an invitation for the castle […]

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The wedding of the Duke of Brabant and Jonkvrouw Mathilde d’Udekem d’Acoz photo & copyright: Netty Leistra
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The wedding of the Duke of Brabant and Jonkvrouw Mathilde d’Udekem d’Acoz

Brussels, 4 December 1999 The programme for the wedding day 9.25: Route of the processions: Royal Palace – Paleizenplein – Koningsstraat – Kolonie├źnstraat – Putterij – Infante Isabellastraat – Agoraplein – Grasmarkt – Heuvelstraat – Grote Markt. Departure of the first procession from the Palace in Brussels (Royal Motorcycle Cavalcade) with Queen Fabiola and Prince […]

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Prinsjesdag in the Netherlands 1999
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Prinsjesdag in the Netherlands 1999

The Hague, 21 September 1999 Prinsjesdag (Princes’s Day) is a centuries-old tradition and the only tradition with pomp and circumstance left in the Netherlands. Since 1904 it is held in the Ridderzaal (Hall of Knights) in The Hague. Since a long time the day is on the third Tuesday of September. It marks the beginning […]

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