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Old 11-26-2004, 01:06 PM
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Decades of Royal Weddings

What are the major royal weddings in the following decades?

1950's:

1960's:

1970's:

1980's:
Lady Diana and Prince Charles, Great Britian
Sarah Ferguson and Prince Andrew, Great Britian

1990's:
Marie Chantal Miller and Prince Pavlos, Greece
Laurentien Birkhost and Prince Constinjin, Netherlands

2000':
Claire Coombs and Prince Laurent, Belgium
Mabel Wisse Schmidt and Prince Johan Frisco, Netherlands
Maxima Zorrguntia and Crown Prince Willem Alexander, Netherlands
Letizia and Crown Prince Felipe, Spain
Mary Donaldson and Crown Prince Frederick of Denmark

What else is there?
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What are the major royal weddings in the following decades?
1990's:
Marie Chantal Miller and Prince Pavlos, Greece
Laurentien Birkhost and Prince Constinjin, Netherlands
I would definitely add Infanta Elena to Jaime de Marichalar in March 1995 -- 4 months before Pavlos to Marie Chantal -- as being a very important and major wedding. It was the first royal wedding to take place in at least 100 years in Spain.
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I´m sorry to correct you and I hope it is okay.

Laurentien and Constantijn didn´t marry in the 90ies but in 2001.

1950: Prince Rainier and Grace Kelly
1960: (I´m not sure: Princess Margaret)
1970: Princess Anne and Mark Philipps(as the first child of the Queen)
2000´s: Mette-Marit and Haakon
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in the 1990´s: Mathilde and Philippe,Belgium
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Somebody will probably beat me to the finish line with these but here goes:
1960's: Juan Carlos and Sophia
Constantine and Anne-Marie
Alexandra and Angus Ogilvy
Hussein and Muna (Antoinette Gardiner she was at the time)
1970's
Anne and Mark Phillips
Hussein and Alia (later, Hussein and Noor as well!)
Carl Gustav and Sylvia
Caroline and Philippe Junot
1980's
Diana and Charles
Andrew and Sarah
David Viscount Linley and Serena Stanhope
1990s
Abdullah and Rania
Edward and Sophie
Elena and Jaime
Cristina and Inaki
Naruhito and Masako
2000's
Willem-Alexander and Maxima
Felipe and Letizia
Frederik and Mary
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Oops, your right about Constinjin and Laurentinen, sorry!!

Okay, here is the list so far:

1950's
Prince Rainer and Grace Kelly

1960's
Juan Carlos of Spain and Sophia of Greece
Constantine of Greec and Anne Marie of Denmark
Alexandra of England and Sir Agnus Ogilvy
King Hussein of Jordan and Antoinette Gardiner (Queen Muna)

1970's
Princess Anne of England and Mark Phillips
King Hussein of Jordan and Alia
King Hussein of Jordan and Lisa Halaby (Queen Noor)
Princess Caroline of Monaco and Phillippe Junot

1980's
Prince Charles of England and Lady Diana Spencer
Prince Andrew of England and Sarah Ferguson
David, Viscount Lindley of England and Serena Stanhope

1990's
Prince Abdullah (later King Abdullah) of Jordan and Rania
Prince Edward of England and Sophie Rhys-Jones
Princess Elena of Spain and Jaime deMachillar
Princess Cristina of Spain and Inaki
Prince Naruhito of Japan and Masako
Crown Prince Pavlos of Greece to Marie Chantal Miller
Crown Prince Phillpe of Belgium to Mathilde de Uzkom

2000's
Crown Prince Willem Alexander of Netherlands and Maxima Zorrguntia
Crown Prince Felipe of Spain to Letizia
Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark to Mary Donaldson
Prince Constantijin of Netherlands to Laurentien Birkhorst
Prince Johan-Frisco of the Netherlands to Mabel Wisse Schmidt
Crown Prince Haakon of Norway to Mette-Marit Tessim-Hoiby
Prince Laurent of Belgium to Clarie Coombs


Any more? Sorry for bad spelling.
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1990's

Prince Maurits to Marilene van den Broek

2000's

Prince Bernhard jr. to Annette Sekreve
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Oops, forgot one for the '60's category:
Fabiola and Baudouin :o
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The '50's : (now king) Albert of Belgium and Paola Ruffo di Calabria
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I don´t think that all these weddings are major events.They may had a lot of attention in their countries but really big I would say are only the Crown Princes weddings.????

But one more of the "less attention" weddings:

2002: Märtha Louise and Ari Behn
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1953 Luxembourg Jean & Joséfine-Charlotte
1956 Monaco Rainier & Grace Kelly
1959 Belgium Albert & Paola
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I don´t think that all these weddings are major events.They may had a lot of attention in their countries but really big I would say are only the Crown Princes weddings.????

But one more of the "less attention" weddings:

2002: Märtha Louise and Ari Behn
I think things are a bit confused. The original post asked for major weddings throughout the decades as you point out, liv. But then the post also included as examples weddings that I would say fit your criteria of getting a lot of attention in their own countries but would not count as major weddings, such as Laurent and Claire's wedding -- the equivalent of Martha Louise and Ari's wedding in Norway.

I would say the major weddings in most countries are those of the future heads of state:

Baudoin and Fabiola
Albert and Paola
Phillippe and Mathilde

Jean and Josephine Charlotte
Henri and Maria Teresa

Frederik and Ingrid
Margrethe and Henrik
Frederik and Mary

Paul and Frederika
Constantine and Anne Marie
Pavlos and Marie Chantal

Juan Carlos and Sofia
Felipe and Letizia

Juliana and Bernhard
Beatrix and Claus
Willem and Maxima

Ranier and Grace

Harald and Sonja
Haakon and Mette-Marit

Elizabeth and Phillip
Charles and Diana

Hussein and each of his wives
Abdullah and Rania
Hamzah and Noor

And for various other reasons, weddings that would otherwise be considered "lesser" events become major reasons.

* Elena and Jaime's wedding in March 1995 was the first royal wedding in Spain in 100 years. (Juan Carlos and Spain had been married in Athens.)

* Andrew and Sarah because there was such royal fever at the time, with all the Diana (and to a lesser degree) Charles madness going on at the same time.

* Edward and Sophie filled a bit of a void post-Diana, and of course much was made about how much Sophie and Diana resembled each other.

* Maximillian and Angela because she was someone of colour.

* Joachim and Alexandra because she was the first woman of Asian descent to be married into a European ruling royal family.

* Johan and Mabel because of the lying and Johan losing his succession rights.
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Old 11-27-2004, 12:40 PM
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Yes I also said that I think the major weddings are The weddings of the Crown Princes. But then I realized that it was more like a summary of all royal weddings and there I missed Märtha´s wedding.

So I´m very sorry when I confused some posters..:o
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what about king carl gustaf and silvia
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Oops, your right about Constinjin and Laurentinen, sorry!!

Okay, here is the list so far:

1950's
Prince Rainer and Grace Kelly

1960's
Juan Carlos of Spain and Sophia of Greece
Constantine of Greec and Anne Marie of Denmark
Alexandra of England and Sir Agnus Ogilvy
King Hussein of Jordan and Antoinette Gardiner (Queen Muna)

1970's
Princess Anne of England and Mark Phillips
King Hussein of Jordan and Alia
King Hussein of Jordan and Lisa Halaby (Queen Noor)
Princess Caroline of Monaco and Phillippe Junot

1980's
Prince Charles of England and Lady Diana Spencer
Prince Andrew of England and Sarah Ferguson
David, Viscount Lindley of England and Serena Stanhope

1990's
Prince Abdullah (later King Abdullah) of Jordan and Rania
Prince Edward of England and Sophie Rhys-Jones
Princess Elena of Spain and Jaime deMachillar
Princess Cristina of Spain and Inaki
Prince Naruhito of Japan and Masako
Crown Prince Pavlos of Greece to Marie Chantal Miller
Crown Prince Phillpe of Belgium to Mathilde de Uzkom

2000's
Crown Prince Willem Alexander of Netherlands and Maxima Zorrguntia
Crown Prince Felipe of Spain to Letizia
Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark to Mary Donaldson
Prince Constantijin of Netherlands to Laurentien Birkhorst
Prince Johan-Frisco of the Netherlands to Mabel Wisse Schmidt
Crown Prince Haakon of Norway to Mette-Marit Tessim-Hoiby
Prince Laurent of Belgium to Clarie Coombs


Any more? Sorry for bad spelling.
HI!

you have wrong answer i knew it!

Princess Margaret's son married in 1993 im sure but her son not married in 1980's not! David,Viscount Lindley and his wife Serena Viscountess Lindley and also her daughter married in 1990's also!

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1950's
Prince Rainer and Grace Kelly
Luxembourg Jean & Joséfine-Charlotte
Belgium Albert & Paola

1960's
Juan Carlos of Spain and Sophia of Greece
Constantine of Greec and Anne Marie of Denmark
Alexandra of England and Sir Agnus Ogilvy
King Hussein of Jordan and Antoinette Gardiner (Queen Muna)

1970's
Princess Anne of England and Mark Phillips
King Hussein of Jordan and Alia
King Hussein of Jordan and Lisa Halaby (Queen Noor)
Princess Caroline of Monaco and Phillippe Junot

1980's
Prince Charles of England and Lady Diana Spencer
Prince Andrew of England and Sarah Ferguson

1990's
Prince Abdullah (later King Abdullah) of Jordan and Rania
David, Vicount Lindley of England to Serena Stanhope.
Prince Edward of England and Sophie Rhys-Jones
Princess Elena of Spain and Jaime deMachillar
Princess Cristina of Spain and Inaki
Prince Naruhito of Japan and Masako
Crown Prince Pavlos of Greece to Marie Chantal Miller
Crown Prince Phillpe of Belgium to Mathilde de Uzkom

2000's
Crown Prince Willem Alexander of Netherlands and Maxima Zorrguntia
Crown Prince Felipe of Spain to Letizia
Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark to Mary Donaldson
Prince Constantijin of Netherlands to Laurentien Birkhorst
Prince Johan-Frisco of the Netherlands to Mabel Wisse Schmidt
Crown Prince Haakon of Norway to Mette-Marit Tessim-Hoiby
Prince Laurent of Belgium to Clarie Coombs
Princess Martha Louise of Norway to Ari Behn
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Prince Jochiam and Alexandra Christina Manley in 1995:)
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and the king and queen of sweden is still not on the list 1976
should the king of swedens sisters be on the list?

king Harald and Sonja is not on the list 60's

Margrethe and Henrik 60s
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You can't forget Princess Caroline of Monaco's several weddings...

She married some guy can't remember his name in the 1980s and her second marriage was to Stephano Casiraghi also in the 1980s and in i think 1995 she married Prince Ernst of Hannover
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Prince Jochiam and Alexandra Christina Manley in 1995:)
Please add these... :)

2000's

Prince Hamzah and Princess Noor of Jordan
Crown Prince Al-Muhtadee Billah of Brunei and Dayangku Sarah Salleh
Prince Ali of Jordan and Rym Al-Brahimi
Princess Haya of Jordan and Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum of Dubai
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