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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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Remembering a Royal Wedding in Albania
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Remembering a Royal Wedding in Albania

These days my private Facebook-account constantly reminds me about the fact that six years ago I spent a few days in Albania to attend (as a journalist and photographer) the wedding of Crown Prince Leka II of the Albanians and Elia Zaharia. Already years before they got married, I had said to myself that if […]

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Royal News February 2022
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Royal News February 2022

Last modified: 13 March 2022 1 February On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Oranje Fonds the patrons of the charity, King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima gave an interview. The Foundation was a present of the Dutch people for the couple when they got married on 2 February 2002. A man has been […]

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Royal News October 2021 Copyright & Photo: Nikolas Kominis / Studio Kominis (Greek Royal Family)
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Royal News October 2021

Last modified: 7 November 2021 1 October Princess Beatrice of York and her husband Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi have announced that their daughter has received the names Sienna Elizabeth Mapelli Mozzi. Beatrice said that they’re all doing well. For the 13th year Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden has agreed being the patron of the Pink Ribbon […]

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Royal News February 2021 Photo & Copyright: Maison du Grand-Duc/Sophie Margue
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Royal News February 2021

Last modified: 7 March 2021 1 February Crown Prince Alexander of Serbia is shocked and saddened by the news of a break-in at the Museum of Karadjordje in Radovanjski lug. Several valuable artifacts were stolen late last week. The museum is dedicated to the great-great-great-grandfather of the Crown Prince. A new study by Professor Tim […]

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Royal News December 2020
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Royal News December 2020

Last modified: 1 January 2021 1 December Princess Aiko of Japan celebrated her 19th birthday. The Imperial Household agency released several photos and a video. The Princess is currently taking online classes, after entering Gakushuin University in Tokyo this spring, where she is majoring in Japanese language and literature. Aiko hopes the day will come […]

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Royal News October 2020 Copyright: Imperial Household Agency
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Royal News October 2020

Updated 8 November 2020 1 October Belgium has gained two new princesses and a new prince. The Court of Appeal in Brussels, Belgium, has ruled that King Albert II of Belgium is the biological father of Delphine Boël, and that she has the same rights and titles as her father’s children by his marriage to […]

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A royal baby in Albania Photo and Copyright: Blerta Celibashi / Albanian Royal Court (with permission)
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A royal baby in Albania

Just over four years after their fairytale wedding in Tirana, Albania, Crown Prince Leka of the Albanians and his wife Crown Princess Elia became parents. Several weeks ago photos of them in the streets of Tirana showed up in the Albanian media, showing Crown Princess Elia with what looked like a baby bump. When inquiring […]

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