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Royal News September 2020
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Royal News September 2020

Last modified: 4 October 2020 1 September Princess Eléonore of Belgium has started her secondary school at the Heilig Hartcollege in Wezembeek-Oppem. Her parents King Philippe and Queen Mathilde accompanied their youngest daughter. On Monday the eldest daughter Elisabeth, the Duchess of Brabant, started her education at the Royal Military Academy of Belgium. The two […]

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Princess Christina of the Netherlands (1947-2019) Koepel van Fagel
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Princess Christina of the Netherlands (1947-2019)

On Friday morning 16 August 2019 the Government Information Service (RVD) in name of King Willem-Alexander, Queen Máxima and Princess Beatrix announced the death of Princess Christina of the Netherlands that morning at the complex of Palace Noordeinde (not in the palace itself, but in her apartment above the stables) in The Hague. She had […]

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A final greeting for Grand Duke Jean
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A final greeting for Grand Duke Jean

It is not unusual to see wreaths and flower arrangements at someone’s cremation or funeral. But when a royal dies there are usually huge wreaths that are often placed where everybody can see them. When Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg died last month, there were quite a few flowers outside the palace and the cathedral. […]

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The guests at the funeral of Grand Duke Jean Belgium
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The guests at the funeral of Grand Duke Jean

Information from the Cour Grand-Ducal, added a few names recognised by royalty-watchers Children and grandchildren TRH Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg TRH Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume and Hereditary Grand-Duchess Stéphanie of Luxembourg TRH Prince Félix and Princess Claire of Luxembourg HRH Prince Louis of Luxembourg HRH Prince Gabriel de Nassau […]

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The funeral of Grand Duke Jean in Luxembourg
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The funeral of Grand Duke Jean in Luxembourg

My friends Stefan and Gabi from the South of Germany decided to travel to Luxembourg for the funeral of Grand Duke Jean at the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Luxembourg on Saturday 4 May 2019. Stefan wrote me a quick report and sent dozens of photos. I share some of those with you. Stefan’s report I (Stefan) […]

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Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg 1921-2019 © Cour grand-ducale / Jochen Herling
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Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg 1921-2019

98 is a wonderful age to reach, if you are relatively in good health. Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg seemed to do quite fine and appeared in public for the last time at the international conference Stand Rise Speak Up, organised by his daughter-in-law Grand Duchess Maria Teresa, late March. On 13 April 2019 it […]

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Guestlist: Funeral of Duke Friedrich von Württemberg
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Guestlist: Funeral of Duke Friedrich von Württemberg

Edited 5 June 2018 On request here a guestlist for the funeral of Duke Friedrich von Württemberg on 25 May 2018 in Altshausen, Germany. Closest relatives: Duke Carl von Württemberg Duchess Diane von Württemberg Duchess Marie von Württemberg Duke Wilhelm von Württemberg Duchess Marie-Amélie von Württemberg Duchess Sophie-Dorothée von Württemberg Fürst Erich and Fürstin Mathilde […]

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A Sad Month for the German Royals
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A Sad Month for the German Royals

There are times that nothing interesting happens genealogically. And there are times that you rather would nothing happened. It always makes me terribly sad to see that it is not only older people dying, but also fairly young ones. Last week we had a few nobles far over 100. Let’s say, even when sad, it […]

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The Funeral of Prince Richard zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg
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The Funeral of Prince Richard zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg

Many people from Bad Berleburg had been saying goodbye to their Prince Richard zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg already during the weekend. Possibly one of the reasons why there were not that many people standing in front of the church where his funeral service was being held on Tuesday 21 March. According to the local newspaper “Westfälische Rundschau” […]

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