From the Royal Genealogy threads – June 2012

  July 1, 2012 at 12:01 am by

This is the monthly blog entry with news from the Royal genealogy threads. This time it’s a blog entry with news from June 2012. As always, a big thank you goes out to the contributors of the Genealogy threads.

Royal births and pregnancies

Princess Benigna Reuss and Don Oscar Ascoz y Planes had their first child, Don Jaime María de Ascoz y Reuss, on 1 June. Sheikh Saeed bin Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum of Dubai and his wife, had a son. Sheikh Hamdan bin Saeed bin Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum was born on 4 June. After becoming a grandfather again last month [his daughter and son-in-law, Sheikha Hessa and Sheikh Saeed bin Dalmouk bin Juma Al Maktoum, had their first son and second child on 20 May. Sheikh Rashed joined older sister, Sheikha Hind], the Emir of Dubai now shares 2 more grandchildren with the King of Bahrain. Their children, Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa of Bahrain and Sheikha Sheikha Bint Mohammed al Maktoum of Dubai, had twins, their second and third child, both named after a grandfather, Sheikh Mohammed and Sheikh Hamad, on 6 June. They are also parents to a daughter, Sheikha Sheema, who was born in 2010.

The list of current (known) Royal pregnancies:
– Princess Badiya bint El Hassan of Jordan and Khaled Blair.
– Prince Christian and Princess Lena of Schaumburg-Lippe (1st child)
– Hereditary Prince Donatus and Hereditary Princess Floria of Hesse, née Countess of Faber-Castell (3rd child)
– Prince Pawel and Princess Eloise Radziwill (4th child)

Click to view the full gallery at DayLife

Royal engagements and weddings
Countess Hemma of Neipperg, the oldest daughter and fourth child Archduchess Andrea of Austria [herself the oldest child of the late Archduke Otto of Austria and his late wife, née Princess Regina of Saxe-Meiningen] and Hereditary Count Karl Eugen of Neipperg, married Roman Keno Spech on 2 June. The civil wedding of Prince Christian of Salm-Horstmar and Countess Pilar Pilati von Thassul zu Daxberg took place on 6 June and the wedding of Prince Constantin of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg and Freiin Alimée-Alexandrine of Gersdorff took place on 8 June. 4 Royal/Princely weddings took place on 16 June. The one of Princess Maria Carolina of Bourbon-Parma [youngest daughter of the late Duke of Parma and his former wife, Princess Irene of the Netherlands] and Albert Brenninkmeijer; the one of Princess Sophie of Liechtenstein and Count Clemens Hoyos; the one of Prince Ghislain de Broglie and Victoire Tetzlaff; and the one of Prince Georg “Jirí” Lobkowicz and Zdenka Hojková. Princess Livia of Liechtenstein [daughter of Prince Franz Géza and his late wife, née Laura Malvezzi Campeggi] married Richard Turner on 23 June.

Royal Deaths
Prince Tomohito of Mikasa of Japan died on 6 june, while Crown Prince Nayef bin Abdul Aziz al Saud of Saudi Arabia died on 16 June. Fürst Heinrich IV Reuss died on 20 June.

For more information about the Royal Genealogy threads, please visit the thread:
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Older “From the Royal Genealogy threads” blog entries:
2011: 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09&10 11 12
2012: 01 02 03 04 05

Other related blog entries:
A Look Back at a Royal 2010

Looking Forward to a Royal 2011
A Look Back at a Royal 2011
Looking Forward to a Royal 2012

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