Engagement of Prince Juan Carlos of Spain and the Greek Princess Sofia: The Spanish Royal family, while living in exile in Lausanne, Switzerland, announce the engagement of Prince Juan Carlos of Spain to Princess Sofia of Greece.
B. Great Britain
Princess Elizabeth, now Queen Elizabeth II, and Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten announce their engagement at Buckingham Palace on 9 July 1947. Lt Mountbatten was made His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh, Earl of Merioneth, and Baron Greenwich upon his marriage.
Crown Prince Harald of Norway and Sonja Haraldsen share a tender moment after the announcement of their engagement in march 1968. The couple had to wait 9 years before they were allowed to marry.
D. The Netherlands
Princess Beatrix and her fiance Claus von Amsberg in the garden of Soestdijk Palace after the announcement of their engagement. Soestdijk, June 28 1965
Picture released by the Moroccan Palace showing the newly engaged King Mohammed VI and Salma Bennani, March 2002. Salma is now known as HRH Princess Lalla Salma.
One of the engagement pictures of Princess Margrethe and Count Henri de Laborde de Monpezat. Upon his marriage Henri changed his name to the Danish form, Henrik. After the Princess succeeded her father the couple became known as HM Queen Margrethe II and HRH the Prince Consort.
King Carl Gustaf and Silvia Sommerlath on their engagement day on March 12, 1976.
Engagement of Albert, Prince of Ličge, now the King of the Belgians, and Donna Paola Ruffo di Calabria, now Queen Paola, 1959. The couple met in 1958 at a reception, and married on 2 July 1959.
Prince Albert and Charlene Wittstock posing for an engagement photo in June 2010.
King Constantine II presents his young fiancee, Princess Anne-Marie of Denmark, at Tatoi Palace in March 1964.
A press conference announcing the engagement of Hereditary Grand Duke Henri and Maria Teresa Mestre. The couple married on 14 February 1981 and have five children and two grandchildren. Henri succeeded his father on 7 October 2000, since then the couple are known as their royal highnesses the Grand Duke and Grand Duchess of Luxembourg.