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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 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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The guestlist for the inthronisation of Emperor Naruhito Imperial Household Agency
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The guestlist for the inthronisation of Emperor Naruhito

Some time ago I posted the royal guestlist for the inthronisation of Emperor Akihito of Japan in 1990. Who came to Japan for the inthronisation of his son Emperor Naruhito in Tokyo on 22 October 2019? And which family members attended? The list might not be complete, additions are welcome. Members of the Japanese imperial […]

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From the UK to Thailand – A busy week
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From the UK to Thailand – A busy week

It is one of those weeks that you really wonder whether there ever comes an end to the royal news. Of course there is royal news daily, but at the moment it is a bit much. Apart from Scandinavia – happily as also the Swedish King had his birthday this week on 30 April – […]

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The Magnificent British Gold State Coach
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The Magnificent British Gold State Coach

Although I have visited London several times over the years, I had never been to the Royal Mews. I can only say: if you have time, just go there. I visited on a very quiet Monday afternoon in May 2017 and really loved my visit. Not a lot of visitors around, so I had all […]

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