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Royal News May 2022 Copyright: Maison du Grand-Duc/Kary Barthelmey
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Royal News May 2022

Last modified: 22 May 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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Royal News April 2022

Last modified: 3 May 2022 1 April In an interview with the NPO-Radio program FunX Queen Máxima of the Netherlands remembered growing up in a country with huge inflation. That’s why she studied economics and learned that “handling money well is an important part of a better life”. As a parent one should be strict […]

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Royal News January 2022 Photo: Kongehuset/Per Morten Abrahamsen
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Royal News January 2022

Last modified: 6 February 2022 1 January In his New Year’s greeting Emperor Naruhito of Japan offered prayers for the people who have died during the Covid-19 pandemic. He also praised doctors and health care workers for their work, and spoke about his concern for countries lacking access to vaccines and adequate hospital systems. He […]

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The name of … Catharina-Amalia © RVD – Frank Ruiter 2021
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The name of … Catharina-Amalia

On Sunday 7 December 2003 at 5.01pm a Princess was born at the Bronovo Hospital in The Hague, The Netherlands. Originally the little Princess was only announced for January 2004, but being 52 cm tall and having a weight of 3,310 grams hardly anybody believed that she was born several weeks early. The name was […]

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Book review: Amalia 18
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Book review: Amalia 18

Net als ten tijde van de 18de verjaardag van haar vader Koning Willem-Alexander in 1985 en haar grootmoeder Prinses Beatrix der Niederlanden in 1956 is er een officieel boek verschenen over de Prinses van Oranje, Amalia, die op 7 december 2021 haar 18de verjaardag viert. Catharina-Amalia Beatrix Carmen Victoria, Prinses van Oranje, Prinses der Nederlanden, […]

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Royal News September 2021 Copyright: Imperial Household Agency
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Royal News September 2021

Last modified: 2 October 2021 1 September The Duchess of Cornwall shared her recipe for Victoria sponge cake. Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway has returned to school her father Crown Prince Haakon has confirmed. She tested positive for Covid-19 on 22 August. It is reported that Princess Mako of Akishino (Japan) and her fiancé Kei […]

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My royal mail 2021
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My royal mail 2021

Not that I am writing to royals too often, but I’ve sent a few cards this year. In the past months I received the following mail: 40th wedding anniversary of Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg, March 2021 (Instagram) Engagement of Prince Louis of Luxembourg and Scarlett-Lauren Sirgue, May 2021 (Instagram) […]

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

Last modified: 13 June 2021 1 May A poll conducted by Kyodo News in March and April shows that about 80 percent of the respondents would accept both a reigning empress and an emperor descending from a female member of the imperial family. The survey also showed 67 percent were opposed to the idea of […]

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