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Monaco’s Rose Ball Scheduled for Saturday

  March 27, 2009 at 12:45 pm by

Monaco’s annual Rose Ball (Bal de la Rose), benefiting the Princess Grace Foundation Monaco, is scheduled for Saturday, March 28, 2009 at 9:00 PM at the Salle des Etoiles – Sporting in Monte-Carlo. Monaco’s annual Rose Ball (Bal de la Rose), the primary fund raiser held to benefit the Princess Grace Foundation, is believed to be first held in 1964. The Ball exclusively benefits the Monaco branch of the foundation … Continue reading

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Prince Ernst August of Hanover Injured

  March 27, 2009 at 12:24 pm by

It has been reported by the Austrian and foreign press agencies that HRH Prince Ernst August of Hanover, husband of Princess Caroline of Monaco, is in good condition after suffering an injury to a knee ligament following a fall on Thursday in Schruns, Vorarlberg, Austria. The Prince is currently in the hospital recovering from surgery after suffering from a “laceration of his quadriceps knee ligament as well as a bruising … Continue reading

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Death of Princess Luise of Prussia

  March 26, 2009 at 3:57 pm by

Princess Luise of Prussia died at the age of 91 on 23. March at Bücekburg Castle. She was born on 23.08.1917 as daughter of Prince Sigismund and his wife Marie Luise, née Princess of Schaumburg-Lippe, and was the last living member of the Prussian Royal Family to be born during the reign of Emperor Wilhelm II. She was also the last member of the Prince Karl line – descending from … Continue reading

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Bavarian Princess and Austrian Prince To Wed

  March 24, 2009 at 5:07 am by

As is reported on the royalty page of Netty Leistra: princess Alice of Bavaria will marry the Austrian prince Lukas of Auersperg on August 29 2009. Princess Alice is the second of the five children of prince Luitpold of Bavaria and Beatrix Wiegland. Her father is second in the Bavarian succession, after duke Max in Bavaria. Prince Lukas is the eldest of the four children of prince Andreas of Auersperg … Continue reading

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Prince Leopold of Bavaria At BMW Presentation

  March 20, 2009 at 5:23 am by

Yesterday Prince Leopold “Poldi” of Bavaria attended the BMW presentation of the new Z4 Roadster at the BMW Pavillon in Munich, Germany. The prince is known for his passion for cars and racing, something he developped in his youth already. He started his career with rallying and in 1969 he moved to touring car racing, winning the North American Championships for Porsche in 1972. In 1984 he also took part … Continue reading

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New Bismarck Descendant Born in Milan

  March 11, 2009 at 5:48 am by

On March 3rd a daughter was born to count Gregor von Bismarck and his wife, countess Samantha. The baby, named Wilhelmina, was born in Milan and she has two older brothers named Léon and Otis. Count Gregor von Bismarck is the 3rd son of Fürst Ferdinand von Bismarck and his wife Fürstin Elisabeth, née countess Lippens. He worked as a film producer and as an actor in the past and … Continue reading

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Sale of Salem Castle Will Be Signed On 19 March

  March 5, 2009 at 2:45 pm by

Tuesday it was announced that the renovation of Schloss Salem will cost 47 million euros. The costs will however be spread over a period of 25 years. In the upcoming 10 years the costs will be 20 million euros. Last year the former Grand Ducal family of Baden announced their intention to sell the castle, that is located near the Bodensee in Southern Germany. After a few unsuitable potential buyers … Continue reading

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Anni-Frid Lyngstad: from ABBA Pop Star to Princess

  February 16, 2009 at 4:58 am by

“I am in fact very up and down. I am very different from day to day. I am a serious person. But I have a fright in me which is very difficult to forget. I thought that it would be better when I would be older, but it seems to be worse and worse…” Anni-Frid Lyngstad Frida Lyngstad became successful worldwide as a member of the Swedish pop group ABBA. … Continue reading

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From Punk Princess to Princess Carnival

  February 10, 2009 at 7:34 pm by

02/09/2009 Fürstin Gloria of Thurn und Taxis attended the annual ceremony of the Aachen Carnival Association (AKV) where actor Mario Adorf was presented as this years ‘knight’ in the order of ‘Wider den Tierischen Ernst’. Last year this honour fell to the former punk princess, due to ‘her charm, wit and her fantastic laugh’ according to AKV’s president Horst Wollgarten. To welcome this year’s new knight, Gloria held a comical … Continue reading

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Princess of Hanover Solo Visit to Niger

  February 8, 2009 at 6:21 pm by

Between February 5th and 7th, Princess Caroline of Hanover and Monaco paid a visit to Niger to vist the projects of her patronage, AMADE (Association Mondiale Des Amis De L’enfance). AMADE was founded in 1963 by the late Princess Grace of Monaco as an organization to direct her personal efforts to help children in need.  Her Royal Highness of Hanover was elected to the chairmanship in 1993 and has undertaken … Continue reading

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