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Old 09-15-2006, 02:30 PM
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King Frederik IX tatoos don't look good.

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Old 09-15-2006, 10:34 PM
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Originally Posted by crisiñaki
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source: The History of Tatoo
Oh Dear! Is this a real photo - perhaps that is Frederik's head and someone else's body? I would hope so, but if not he truly does look awful.

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Old 09-15-2006, 11:02 PM
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Yes, that is a real photograph. A lot of sailors [he was in the Navy, remember] get a ton of tattoos and just because you're royalty doesn't mean you're exempt.
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Old 09-22-2006, 01:27 PM
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I also belive that the father of King Juan Carlos I of Spain had a number of tattoos.
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Old 09-22-2006, 07:54 PM
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King Paul of Greece also had tattoos. Must be part of the sailor culture, even if you're a royal!
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Old 09-26-2006, 05:15 PM
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I like King Frederick's tattoo-he reminds me, looks like a young Marlon Brando
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Old 09-26-2006, 05:50 PM
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Originally Posted by magnik
I'm not sure but one of Danish Royal Ladies (princess Marie d'Orleans wife of prince Valdemar???) had a tatoo.
Princess Marie's only daughter Margrethe once said about her mother that she had a tatoo on her shoulder depicting a naval motive because she was very proud of beeing a 'sailer wife'... Prince Valdermar however was not keen on that tatoo so when she was lowcut in public she hide it with her sleeve.

According to people who knew her, princess Marie was quite special with a lot of funny ideas...
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Old 01-03-2007, 07:28 PM
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Anybody got pictures of Crown Prince Fredriks tatoos?
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Old 01-19-2007, 04:25 AM
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Crown Prince Frederik
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Old 01-19-2007, 04:16 PM
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Does anyone know what Prince Frederik's tattoo is?
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Old 01-19-2007, 04:20 PM
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It's a shark, Nichola.
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Old 02-21-2007, 03:24 PM
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Originally Posted by magnik
Empress Elisabeth "Sisi" had got one tatoo.
mmmm do you happen to know where, or why? Did she get it when she was in Madeira or something? Or was it before marrying Franz?
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Old 02-21-2007, 10:35 PM
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Does Zara Phillip's have any tattoos? I know she had(has) her tongue pierce which makes me wonder is she's gotten inked. Any confirmed reports or pictures?
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Old 02-22-2007, 02:23 AM
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Haha. It is funny to see the reactions of people to such a thing--such shock, and scandal. It is really funny that many people do not consider tattoos a long-standing tradition in Western culture, and yet there they are...

As for criticising them, these royals do not have their tattoos out at state dinners and receptions, so the matter is personal and for them to decide on. And dear me we need to figure out this Prinzessin/Herzogin Elisabeth business...I run across it in so many of the forums...

Elisabeth, Princess of Bavaria, Duchess in Bavaria, right?
(Elisabeth Prinzessin von Bayern Herzogin zu Bayern, richtig?)

I know this is the case with the Sachsen families. And Bavaria was a kingdom by the time of her birth, right? forgive me...but we should work that out in the appropriate forum.

I really like the King of Denmark's tattoos, as they are rather antique-looking by modern standards. Is that an imperial Chinese dragon in the centre of his chest?

As for Elisabeth's tattoo, did it happen to be a snake on her wrist? That was fashionable at the time, and I think another famous royal lady had one--Alexandra of Denmark (later Queen Consort of the United Kingdom) maybe?...perhaps I'm mistaken...
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Old 02-22-2007, 02:42 AM
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Isn't princess Stephanie of Monaco the most tatooed royal person now?
I also heard rumours that prince Charles has tatoo.But I can't believe it.
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Old 04-23-2008, 01:35 PM
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Mafalda of Aosta has a tattoo on her right arm, you can see at these photos of her wedding with Alessandro Ruffo di Calabria (I think he's Queen Paola brother').

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Royal Tatoos

I was wondering wich royals had tatoos. I recently discovered prince Frederic had one. Apparently, his grandpa, king Frederik had too

Caroline and Stephanie of Monaco have many too. So I was wondering for the others :)
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Old 03-21-2012, 04:23 PM
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Princess Caroline of Monaco do not have any tattoos but her sister, Princess Stephanie do have many tattoos.
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Old 04-28-2012, 12:26 AM
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Originally Posted by Lakshmi View Post
Isn't princess Stephanie of Monaco the most tatooed royal person now?
I also heard rumours that prince Charles has tatoo.But I can't believe it.
She is the only Monagasque princess to have tatoos. Caroline and Charlene don't have tatoos nor do Charlotte or Camille or Pauline. Thankfully.
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very interesting that Prince Charles has one

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