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Video: The funeral of King Constantine II of Greece
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Video: The funeral of King Constantine II of Greece

The funeral of former King Constantine II of Greece, who died on 10 January 2023 in Athens aged 82, can be watched here. It starts with the viewing in the morning at the Agios Eleftherios Chapel, where Greeks could say goodbye. It is followed by carrying the coffin outside to the Metropolitan Cathedral next door, […]

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Royal News December 2022 © RVD – Jeroen van der Meyde
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Royal News December 2022

Last modified: 7 January 2023 1 December The sapphire tiara of Princess Thyra of Denmark and other royal jewellery were sold at auction at Bruun Rasmussen, Copenhagen, Denmark, today. The tiara, that last belonged to Princess Elisabeth of Denmark, was sold for 650.000 DKK, her art deco bracelet with emeralds and diamonds fetched 700.000 DKK. […]

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Royal News November 2022 ©️ Foto: Lars Møller, Kongehuset
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Royal News November 2022

Last modified: 28 November 2022 1 November It was announced on Monday that Prince Alwaleed bin Talal bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia is the second largest shareholder of Twitter, after the owner Elon Musk. He and his company Kingdom Holding own approximately 4% of Twitter. The General Industries Workers’s Union in South Africa has called […]

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New royal and noble books – December 2022 George Peabody Library, Baltimore, USA (Pixabay)
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New royal and noble books – December 2022

For more new books about royalty see: *contains affiliate links* AUSTRIA Authors: Thomas Walter Köhler, Christian Mertens, Anton Pelinka (ed.). Title: Ultimo. Österreichs letzter Kaiser im Übergang von der Monarchie zur Republik (Ultimo. Austria’s last emperor in the transition from monarchy to republic) (NL)(DE)(UK)(FR)(IT)(ES) Publication: 5 December 2022 by Braumüller Verlag. Language: German. AUSTRIA Author: […]

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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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The royal connection of this building
Castles, Travel

The royal connection of this building

Anyone who recognises this building is either a longtime royalty watcher or a huge fan of Crown Princess Mary of Denmark. During my last visit to Copenhagen I was nearby and decided to continue my walk after visiting the Little Mermaid to have a quick look. To my surprise I recognised the building immediately, so […]

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Crown Princesses at the Koldinghus Photo: Jens Peter Engedal / Kongernes Samling
Exhibitions, Travel

Crown Princesses at the Koldinghus

When going through my articles of the past months, I noticed I have forgotten to tell you about the wonderful exhibition “Mary & Kronprinsesserne” (Mary & the Crown Princesses) that can be visited at the Koldinghus in Kolding, Denmark, until 30 December 2022. The exhibition was opened by Crown Princess Mary herself, accompanied by Crown […]

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New royal and noble books – October 2022 George Peabody Library, Baltimore, USA (Pixabay)
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New royal and noble books – October 2022

For more new books about royalty see: *contains affiliate links* AUSTRIA Author: Michaela Pfundner. Title: Ludwig Angerer (1827-1879). Der Fotograf des Kaiserhauses (Ludwig Angerer 1827-1879. The photographer of the Imperial House) (NL)(DE)(FR)(IT) Publication: October 2022 by Edition Winkler-Hermaden. Language: German. AUSTRIA Author: Rouven Pons. Title: Erzherzog Stephan (1817-1867). Biographie eines Habsburgers im entstehenden Medienzeitalter (Archduke […]

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Royal News September 2022 © Maison du Grand-Duc / Sophie Margue
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Royal News September 2022

Last modified: 2 October 2022 1 September King Willem-Alexander of The Netherlands had to cancel a visit to California and Texas, USA, from 6 to 9 September because he is still recovering of pneumonia. His wife Queen Máxima is now travelling alone. The Dutch Royal House has informed that Amalia, The Princess of Orange, is […]

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Jewelry at Queen Margrethe’s anniversary
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Jewelry at Queen Margrethe’s anniversary

The great advantage of an exhibition like “En Dronningens Smykkeskrin. 50 år på tronen fortalt i smykker” (A Queen’s Jewellery Box. 50 years on the throne told through jewellery) is that you can actually tell beforehand which jewelry will be worn at a huge event like the 50th anniversary on the throne of Queen Margrethe […]

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