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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An imperial wedding in the city of love

In the Cathédrale Saint-Louis des Invalides in Paris on Saturday 19 October 2019 at 11am two imperial families joined in matrimony. His Royal Highness Prince Jean-Christophe Napoléon Bonaparte, Prince Napoléon, heir to the imperial family of France, married Countess Olympia von und zu Arco-Zinneberg already civilly at the townhall of Neuilly-sur-Seine on 17 October. The […]

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Casimir & Alana – A German-American Wedding in Sayn (2)

For the wedding of Prince Casimir zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Sayn and Alana Bunte on 1 June 2019 at the Abbey of Bendorf-Sayn, Germany, about 400 guests from all over the world had come to celebrate the couple. After the civil wedding on Friday afternoon 31 May 2019 at the Roter Salon of Sayn Castle, there was a […]

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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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UPDATED 20-10! The wedding guests of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank

Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank invited about 850 guests for their wedding at St George’s Chapel in Windsor on 12 October 2018. I found lots of names on social media and in newspapers, but additions more than welcome. Royal Family & Closest Relatives of the Groom Prince Andrew The Duke of York Sarah, […]

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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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These were the Wedding Guests of The Duke and Duchess of Sussex

Updated 5 June 2018 The question after each royal wedding: who was actually invited? Usually there is not a full guestlist published, so you almost never get the whole picture. So who came to the wedding of Prince Harry of Wales and Meghan Markle, now TRH The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, on 19 May […]

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The wedding of Crown Prince Leka II of the Albanians and Elia Zaharia

Last modified: 7 January 2017 Tirana, 8 October 2016 When in May 2010 the engagement of Crown Prince Leka II of the Albanians and Elia Zaharia was announced I said right away to myself, that’s a wedding I would like to see personally. But the years went by, Leka’s father King Leka died in 2011 […]

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The wedding of the Prince of Asturias and Letizia Ortiz Rocasolano

Madrid, Spain, 22 May 2004 Preparations My friend Christine and I had already arrived in Madrid on Monday, travelling from Copenhagen via Amsterdam to Spain, so we had lots of days left to do some sightseeing. Unfortunately the royal palace, cathedral and Atocha church were already closed for public. In the days before the wedding […]

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The wedding of Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark and Mary Donaldson

Copenhagen, 14 May 2004 The wedding Day Order of service Musicians:The Copenhagen Boys’ ChoirThe Copenhagen Royal Chapel ChoirThe Church of Our Lady’s ChoirThe Baroque Ensemble Concerto of CopenhagenCembalo: Lars Ulrik MortensenFlemming Dreisig, Cathedral OrganistMads Høck, OrganistPalle Mikkelborg, TrumpetHelen Davies, HarpConductor: Ebbe MunkThe Royal Life Guards Brass Ensemble, conducted by Peter Harbeck The arrival of the […]

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The pre-wedding activities of Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark and Mary Donaldson

Wedding program Wednesday, 5 May 2004 10:00 – The Day of the Danish Defence Friday, 7 May 2004 19:00 – Concert “Rock’n Royal” Sunday, 9 May 2004 12.00 – Match race in Copenhagen harbour Tuesday, 11 May 2004 19:00 – Dinner at Christiansborg Palace Wednesday, 12 May 2004 12:00 – Reception at Copenhagen City Hall […]

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The wedding of Archduke Christoph of Austria and Adélaïde Drapé-Frisch

Last modified: 22 December 2013 Photos & Copyright: Henriëtte E. Nancy, 28 & 29 December 2012 Civil wedding, 28 December 2012 The last royal wedding of the year 2012 – as far as I know – took place in Nancy, France, on 28 and 29 December 2012. The civil wedding of His Imperial and Royal […]

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The wedding of Prince Georg Friedrich of Prussia and Princess Sophie von Isenburg

Last modified: 21 December 2013 Potsdam, 25 & 27 August 2011 Thursday, 25 August 2011 As I hadn’t been in Potsdam for twelve years, and this city near Berlin is really interesting for royalty-watchers, I already headed to Germany on Wednesday August 24th. After a trainride of more than five hours I arrived in Berlin […]

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The wedding of Count Rodolphe de Limburg Stirum and Archduchess Marie-Christine of Austria

Last modified: 19 December 2013 Mechelen, Belgium, 6 December 2008 Civil wedding After a gala evening at nearby Zemst on Friday the guests for the wedding of Count Rodolphe de Limburg Stirum and Archduchess Marie-Christine of Austria had a good night sleep. Around noon several royals could be spotted strolling through the shopping streets of […]

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