Tag: marriage

Amélie & Benedikt – The wedding guests Fürst Karl Friedrich and Fürstin Katharina von Hohenzollern
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Amélie & Benedikt – The wedding guests

Copyright: all photos by two of my friends Around 450 guests had come to Wertheim and Kreuzwertheim for the wedding of Benedikt Schmid von Schmidsfelden and Princess Amélie zu Löwenstein-Wertheim-Freudenberg on 28 May 2022. Among them many royals and nobles. Present were for example members of the families Arenberg, Bentheim-Tecklenburg, Castell-Castell, Castell-Rüdenhausen, Erbach-Erbach, Esterházy von […]

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Noble and royal “interracial” Marriages
History, Miscellaneous

Noble and royal “interracial” Marriages

Updated 10 June 2022 How often these days I see articles stating that when Prince Harry of Wales married Meghan Markle in May 2018, it would be the first royal interracial marriage ever. Obviously most articles mean, the first British royal interracial marriage – as lots of media tends to forget there are other royal […]

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Amélie & Benedikt – After a year of waiting
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Amélie & Benedikt – After a year of waiting

Photos: with kind permission of two of my friends, who were at Wertheim. The engagement was announced on 3 June 2020 of Benedikt Schmid von Schmidsfelden and Princess Amélie zu Löwenstein-Wertheim-Freudenberg. He romantically proposed on top of a mountain near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, on Pentecost Saturday, 30 May 2020. They had met at the wedding of […]

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The wedding of Willem-Alexander and Máxima in Amsterdam photo & copyright: Netty Leistra
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The wedding of Willem-Alexander and Máxima in Amsterdam

Last modified: 10 December 2012 Amsterdam, Saturday, 2 February 2002 The program 10.15-10.45: Civil wedding conducted by Mr Job Cohen, mayor of the City of Amsterdam, in the Beurs van Berlage. The ceremony is attended by family members, government representatives and invited guests from the municipality of Amsterdam, the provinces and other parts of the […]

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The wedding of Willem-Alexander and Máxima – Pre-wedding activities photo & copyright: Netty Leistra
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The wedding of Willem-Alexander and Máxima – Pre-wedding activities

Last modified: 10 December 2012 The wedding interview, 18 January 2002 Walking through the park of Palace Huis ten Bosch in The Hague Willem-Alexander Prince of Orange, his fiancée Máxima Zorreguieta and their interviewers Maartje van Weegen and Paul Witteman stopped near the pond where the prince asked his girlfriend to marry him. Willem-Alexander said […]

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The bridal couple: who are George and Rebecca? Photo & Copyright: Imperial Foundation
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The bridal couple: who are George and Rebecca?

Grand Duke George Mikhailovich of Russia Born: Madrid, Spain, 13 March 1981 as son of Her Imperial Highness Grand Duchess Maria Vladimirovna of Russia and His Royal Highness Prince Franz Wilhelm of Prussia (1943), who took the name of Grand Duke Mikhail Pavlovich of Russia upon his marriage 1976 (divorce 1985). George was baptized at […]

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A huge step: becoming royal
Bits & Pieces, Miscellaneous

A huge step: becoming royal

When planning to marry a royal, it should be made clear: the royal world is totally different from the one of celebrities. Getting married is already something to take very seriously: is this person the right partner, can your lives be combined, where should you live, what concessions do you have to make. A royal […]

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10 Years ago – A bride with a special veil
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10 Years ago – A bride with a special veil

On 20 November 2010 Prince Carlos de Bourbon de Parme, Duke of Parma married Annemarie Gualthérie van Weezel religiously at the Abbaye de la Cambre/Abdij Ter Kameren at Brussels, Belgium. The couple had announced their engagement on 7 October 2009, after he had proposed to her during a picnic in the park of Palace Het […]

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