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View Poll Results: What was 2005's most memorable royal event?
Death of Grand Duchess Joséphine-Charlotte of Luxembourg 3 2.10%
Death of Prince Rainier III of Monaco 9 6.29%
Wedding of Prince Charles & Camilla Parker-Bowles of Great Britain 43 30.07%
Silver Jubilee Celebrations of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands 6 4.20%
Enthronement of Prince Albert of Monaco 4 2.80%
Birth of the Lilleprinsen of Denmark 26 18.18%
Birth of Infanta Leonor of Spain 33 23.08%
Norwegian Centennial Celebrations 7 4.90%
Prince Albert of Monaco Admits to Fathering Alexandre Coste 5 3.50%
Other 7 4.90%
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Old 12-29-2005, 03:09 PM
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The Most Memorable Royal Event of 2005

What would everyone classify as "the" royal event of 2005?

In a year marked by the deaths tragic deaths of two reigning monarchs and more than a dozen royal births, the enthronement of Prince Albert of Monaco and the celebration of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands' Silver Jubilee, how will you remember this royal year?

To review the year in depth, visit these two posts: 1 and 2 from our December 2005 Newsletter.

This poll will close on January 31, 2006.
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Old 12-29-2005, 03:29 PM
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I think it has to be the wedding of Prince Charles to Camilla Parker-Bowles. I've been following the Royal Family for quite a long time and I have never seen Camilla as the evil person she's painted out to be. I was thrilled to hear they were getting married and it was so surreal - everybody said it couldn't and wouldn't happen. And it did. And now she's proving to be a brilliant member of the Royal Family as well as making Prince Charles happy. So my vote goes to the wedding. I think that all those events are memorable but for me, that's the one that will scream 2005.
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Old 12-29-2005, 05:30 PM
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I vote Charles and Camilla wedding.. I think it's most all time talk about them
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Old 12-29-2005, 06:45 PM
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I voted for enthonement of prince Albert but I also wanted to vote for the death of prince Rainier. As I love the Grimaldis those are definitly the most memorable royal events of 2005
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Old 12-29-2005, 07:13 PM
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I also voted for the Charles and Camilla wedding. Since some years I wanted them to end up married and when they finally announced they where going to take the step I was relieved they finally dared to do it. It took a lot of courage.

I was also delighted by the birth of the Lilleprinsen and Leonor and I think Beatrix did an awesome job during her jubilee! The Queen just seemed to have so much energy, I think she really enjoyed 2005!
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Old 12-29-2005, 11:28 PM
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I also voted for the Charles and Camilla wedding. Since some years I wanted them to end up married and when they finally announced they where going to take the step I was relieved they finally dared to do it. It took a lot of courage.
Yes, I couldn't have said it better myself...
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Old 12-30-2005, 12:03 AM
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I choose other.
The other being the ceremonies attended by the members of the Spanish Royal family to honor victims of the war, the victims of terrorism and the firefigther victims of the forest fire.
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Old 12-30-2005, 02:54 AM
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I vote Charles and Camilla wedding :)
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Old 12-30-2005, 03:33 AM
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For me, definitly the Norwegian Centennial Celebrations. Absolutely wonderful :)

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Old 12-30-2005, 05:54 AM
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I voted for Prince Rainier's death.I really like the Grimaldis,especially Caroline!
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Old 12-30-2005, 07:58 AM
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Charles and Camilla's wedding, closely followed by the death of Prince Rainier and the births of asll the royal babies from various Royal houses. A happy occasion for all involved!
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Article from nettavisen of memorable events on Royal Year 2005 : http://pub.tv2.no/nettavisen/side2/kongelig/article522212.ece
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The Wedding of Prince Charles & Camilla Parker-Bowles of Great Britain
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Old 01-04-2006, 01:39 AM
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I love babies so I went with the birth of Infanta Leonor. The news that they might abolish male primogenure in Spain because of her birth is really special.
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Old 01-04-2006, 04:08 AM
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Wedding of Prince Charles & Camilla Parker-Bowles of Great Britain
Birth of Infanta Leonor of Spain
Death of Prince Rainier III of Monaco
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Old 01-04-2006, 04:14 AM
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for me, i think it was all the royal births. there is nothing better than the birth of a baby. :)
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Old 01-04-2006, 06:21 PM
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Prince Charles and Camilla's wedding.
Prince Ranier's Funeral
Death of Grand Duchess Josephine-Charlotte
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Definately the wedding of Charles and Camilla for me. I never saw it coming this time last year!
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Old 01-09-2006, 05:43 PM
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i vote Prince Charles and Camilla Parker-Bowler's wedding

but im really admire of Prince Charles but his second wife really nice person and many people know that Camilla been adult affair with Prince Charles for more than over 30 years but i dont like Camilla.

but im really like to story about Prince Charles and late Diana,Princess of Wales best than Camilla! but many people wanted to low-profiles follow Princess Diana's death in 1997 that not fair for me.
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Definately the wedding of Charles and Camilla for me. I never saw it coming this time last year!

tell me about it! my mom woke me up with the news of the engagement and I thought I was dreaming.

their wedding turned out to be like a dream though. Camilla is adorable.
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