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Old 12-11-2010, 03:54 PM
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Oldest living Royals?

I was asked the other day who are the oldest living Royals, and I really had no idea.

Can anyone advise? It would be interesting to know who are the 10 or 20 most venerable (in terms of age) Royal personages today. I think my questioner was referring to European Royals, but my interest was piqued enough to widen this to all countries.
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Old 12-11-2010, 04:24 PM
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Princess Lilian, Duchess of Halland = 95
Princess Antionette, Baroness de Massy = 89
Queen Elizabeth = 84
King of Thailand = 83
Princess Ragnhild = 80
Princess Astrid of Norway = 78
Emperor Akihito = 76
King Albert II = 76
King Harald = 73
Princess Birgitta of Sweden = 73
Queen Beatrix = 72
Queen Margrethe = 70
Princess Benedikte = 66
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Old 12-11-2010, 04:54 PM
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Otto von Habsburg is 98 years old.
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Old 12-11-2010, 05:05 PM
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Count Carl Bernadotte, Count of Wisborg is also 94.
I had just remembered Otto, you beat me too it
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Old 12-11-2010, 06:02 PM
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Grand Duke Jean is 89 soon to be 90 (on the 5th of January to be exact).
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Old 12-11-2010, 06:56 PM
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Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.He is 89 years old.
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Old 12-12-2010, 10:14 AM
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Thank you all for the contributions so far, and please do add more as you think of them.
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Princess Lilian, Duchess of Halland = 95
Princess Antionette, Baroness de Massy = 89
Queen Elizabeth = 84
King of Thailand = 83
Princess Ragnhild = 80
Princess Astrid of Norway = 78
Emperor Akihito = 76
King Albert II = 76
King Harald = 73
Princess Birgitta of Sweden = 73
Queen Beatrix = 72
Queen Margrethe = 70
Princess Benedikte = 66
2011

Prince Philip = will be 90
Jean Grand Duke of Luxembourg = 90
Queen Fabiola of belgien = will be 83
king albert of belgium = will be 77
prince henrik = will be 77
queen sonja = will be 74
queen paula belgium will be = 74
king harald = will be 74
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I think the oldest ever Princess is Princess from Thailand but I don't know her name because I don't understand Thai Language. She lived ( March 13, 1898 - November 23, 2008) 110 years old. She was the oldest ever Princess of Chakri House. The second oldest Princess lived to the age of 104 (8 Apr 1902 - 11 Dec 2006).
There are many persons in Thailand's extended royal family that lived to be over 100 years.
Here is the link for first princess in Thai Language แ*มเพ*ร์แซนด์ - วิกิพีเดีย
Here is the link for second princess also in Thai Language แ*มเพ*ร์แซนด์ - วิกิพีเดีย
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My mistake for second link here it is แ*มเพ*ร์แซนด์ - วิกิพีเดีย
If someone understand please note me. There are many more old princesses.
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Since Princess Isabelle of Salm-Salm also died at January 11th the curent oldest living royals are:

1) Princess Margarethe of Thurn & Taxis (8 Nov. 1909, divorced of Pricne Gaetano of Bourbon-Parma)

2) Hereditairy Grand Duchess Elsiabeth f Saxe-Wimar-Eisenach, nee Countess Wangenheim-Winterstein (16 Jan. 1912)

3) Infanta Maria Adelaida of Portugal, Mrs. van Uden (31 Jan. 1912)

4) Archduke Otto of Austria (20 Nov. 1912)

5) Count Albert von Rechberg und Rothenlwen zu Hohenrechberg (29 Nov. 1912)

6) Archduchess Marie Valerie of Austria, nee Countess of Waldburg-Zeil-Hohenems (28 June 1913)

7) Infanta Emanuela of Spain, Dss of Segovia, nee Dampierre (8 Nov. 1913)

8) Countess Elisabeth of Castell-Rdenhausen, Mrs. Dvelius (24 Aug. 1914)

9) Princess Maria of Brazil, nee Princess of Bavaria (9 Sept. 1914)

10) Grand Duchess Leonida Georgievna of Russia, nee Princess Bagration Mouchrani (23 Sept. 1914)

11) Duke Karl of Cro (11 Oct. 1914)

12) Countess Marie Henritte von Eltz genannt Faust von Stromberg, nee Princess of Liechtenstein (6 Nov. 1914)

13) Prince Franz Jozeph of Hohenlohe-Waldenburg-Schillingsfrst (5 Dec. 1914)

14) Arthur Wellesley, 8th Duke of Wellington (2 July 1915)

15) Princess Siegerlinde of Salm-Horstmar, Mrs. Bumann (27 Aug. 1915)

16) Princess Lilian of Sweden, nee Davies (30 Aug. 1915)

17) Princess Antoinette of Cro, Mrs. Auffm-Ordt (27 Oct. 1915)

18) Princess Elisabeth Caroline van Solms-Braunfels, nee Princess of Lippe (23 Jan. 1916)

19) Archduke Felix of Austria (31 May 1916)


Source: monarchen.nl (http://www.monarchen.nl/2009/01/13/d...vende-royals/)
20) Count Carl Johan Bernadotte of Wisborg, born Prince of Sweden (31 Oct. 1916) died 5 May 2012
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By now only a few of the persons listed above are still alive:
5) Count Albert von Rechberg und Rothenlwen zu Hohenrechberg (29 Nov. 1912)
14) Arthur Wellesley, 8th Duke of Wellington (2 July 1915)
15) Princess Siegerlinde of Salm-Horstmar, Mrs. Bumann (27 Aug. 1915)
16) Princess Lilian of Sweden, nee Davies (30 Aug. 1915)
18) Princess Elisabeth Caroline van Solms-Braunfels, nee Princess of Lippe (23 Jan. 1916)
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Infanta Alicia, Dowager Duchess of Calabria,Countess of Caserta is 94 years old and Spain's oldest Royal.
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Since Princess Isabelle of Salm-Salm also died at January 11th the curent oldest living royals are:

1) Princess Margarethe of Thurn & Taxis (8 Nov. 1909, divorced of Pricne Gaetano of Bourbon-Parma)

2) Hereditairy Grand Duchess Elsiabeth f Saxe-Wimar-Eisenach, nee Countess Wangenheim-Winterstein (16 Jan. 1912)

3) Infanta Maria Adelaida of Portugal, Mrs. van Uden (31 Jan. 1912)

4) Archduke Otto of Austria (20 Nov. 1912)

5) Count Albert von Rechberg und Rothenlwen zu Hohenrechberg (29 Nov. 1912)

6) Archduchess Marie Valerie of Austria, nee Countess of Waldburg-Zeil-Hohenems (28 June 1913)

7) Infanta Emanuela of Spain, Dss of Segovia, nee Dampierre (8 Nov. 1913)

8) Countess Elisabeth of Castell-Rdenhausen, Mrs. Dvelius (24 Aug. 1914)

9) Princess Maria of Brazil, nee Princess of Bavaria (9 Sept. 1914)

10) Grand Duchess Leonida Georgievna of Russia, nee Princess Bagration Mouchrani (23 Sept. 1914)

11) Duke Karl of Cro (11 Oct. 1914)

12) Countess Marie Henritte von Eltz genannt Faust von Stromberg, nee Princess of Liechtenstein (6 Nov. 1914)

13) Prince Franz Jozeph of Hohenlohe-Waldenburg-Schillingsfrst (5 Dec. 1914)

14) Arthur Wellesley, 8th Duke of Wellington (2 July 1915)

15) Princess Siegerlinde of Salm-Horstmar, Mrs. Bumann (27 Aug. 1915)

16) Princess Lilian of Sweden, nee Davies (30 Aug. 1915)

17) Princess Antoinette of Cro, Mrs. Auffm-Ordt (27 Oct. 1915)

18) Princess Elisabeth Caroline van Solms-Braunfels, nee Princess of Lippe (23 Jan. 1916)

19) Archduke Felix of Austria (31 May 1916)



Source: monarchen.nl (http://www.monarchen.nl/2009/01/13/d...evende-royals/)
this sunday princess lilian of sweden died in her home
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Old 03-11-2013, 08:14 PM
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I know Prince Phillip is not the oldest royal but at age 90 he's getting there.

Sorry about that. At age 92, he's getting there as far as age goes for royals.
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I know Prince Phillip is not the oldest royal but at age 90 he's getting there.
He'll be 92 in June.
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I know Prince Phillip is not the oldest royal but at age 90 he's getting there.
Actually, if I am not mistaken Prince Philip is currently the oldest surviving member of a reigning Royal Family.
Apart from that, the Duke of Edinburgh is also the oldest-ever British male royal, the longest serving royal consort in history.
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I'm trying to think of a British male royal who lived to be in their 80's and can't really think of anyone. Does anyone know who is the next oldest after Prince Phillip.
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George Lascelles, 7th Earl of Harwood, 1st cousin to the Queen - 1923-2011

His mother was Princess MAry, Princess Royal.
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The Duke of Kent is currently 77 and is 78 in October.

Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester was 74 when he died.
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