Tag: Hohenzollern

Book review: Stephan Malinowski – Nazis and Nobles
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Book review: Stephan Malinowski – Nazis and Nobles

In januari 2023 is het boek “De adel en de Nazi’s. De collaboratie van de Duitse keizerlijke familie” van de historicus en schrijver Stephan Malinowski eindelijk in het Nederlands verschenen met een voorwoord van de Nederlandse historica en professor Beatrice de Graaf. Ullstein Buchverlage bracht het boek onder de titel “Die Hohenzollern und die Nazis: […]

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

For more new books about royalty see: History of Royal Women Rosvall Royal Books Royal Book News The World of Royalty Van Hoogstraten Online AUSTRIA Author: Stefan Haderer. Title: Under the Spell of a Myth. Empress Sisi in Greece. Publication: 28 August 2022 by independently published. Language: English. AUSTRIA Author: Ingrid Haslinger. Title: Otto Desbalmes. […]

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New royal and noble books – September 2021 Pixabay, Leeds Castle
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New royal and noble books – September 2021

For more new books about royalty see: History of Royal Women Rosvall Royal Books Royal Book News The World of Royalty Van Hoogstraten Online AUSTRIA Author: Nancy Goldstone. Title: In the Shadow of the Empress. The defiant lives of Maria Theresa, mother of Marie Antoinette, and her daughters. Publication: 21 September 2021 by Little, Brown […]

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Borkum – A royal connection?
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Borkum – A royal connection?

Two weeks ago I took a two-day vacation. Due to Covid I didn’t dare to go away that far yet. But I managed to book a night in a hotel on the Island of Borkum in Germany. It turned out later on that the room had become vacant because of the pandemic. Lucky me, although […]

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Royal News June 2021 Copyright: RVD
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Royal News June 2021

Last modified: 11 July 2021 1 June King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands has confirmed that he has received his first Covid-19 vaccine. A few days ago Scarlett-Lauren Sirgue, the fiancée of Prince Louis of Luxembourg, launched her first fashion collection under the name “Scarly”. Prince Amedeo, Duke of Aosta died at the San Donato Hospital […]

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Flaminia and Károly married in Sigmaringen
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Flaminia and Károly married in Sigmaringen

Finally after a long time there was a proper royal wedding again. At the Parish Church St. Johann in Sigmaringen Princess Flaminia von Hohenzollern married Károly Freiherr (Baron) von Stipsicz de Ternova on 26 June 2021. The wedding was originally planed for 4 July 2020, but was postponed (according to the local newspaper three times!) […]

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Royal Twins
History, Miscellaneous

Royal Twins

Sometimes I wonder what’s the thing with (royal) twins nowadays. So many celebrities become the parents of twins, and there are more royal twins than ever before. Almost every time a royal is pregnant, there are rumours it will be twins. Most of the time that is of course rubbish, but once in a while […]

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The Summer Residence of Queen Consort Sophie Charlotte of Prussia
Castles, Travel

The Summer Residence of Queen Consort Sophie Charlotte of Prussia

When visiting Berlin and surroundings you easily miss something, as there is so much to visit. Potsdam (two parks with palaces), Rheinsberg, Schönhausen, but also Berlin itself has its palaces. The most known is probably the Charlottenburg Palace in Berlin-Charlottenburg, the biggest and most important palace in the city. It was one of the most […]

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