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  1. Anna_R

    The Princess of Asturias Undergoes Operation for Respiratory Problems: August 2008

    Why should she? She, as far as I'm concerned, couldn't have predict that that horrible accident would take place and she had the surgery done before it. I think she would face heavy criticism if she had heard about the accident and then gone to the hospital to have the surgery, but there she...
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    Summer Holidays in Mallorca: 2008

    Please pay attention to the following: In order to make navigation easy and facilitate the search for events, the Summer Holidays thread will be split into another two different threads. This thread is intended to carry all general pictures regarding the vacations, including the farewell...
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    Summer Holidays in Mallorca: 2008

    Summer in Mallorca 2008: Official photoshoot in Marivent This thread is intended to carry all the pictures related to the annual photoshoot by the Spanish Royal Family at Marivent, at a date to be announced. Thanks and happy posting!
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    Summer Holidays in Mallorca: 2008

    Summer in Mallorca 2008: Regattas This thread is intended to carry all the events related to the regattas happening while the Spanish Royal Family is in Mallorca for their Summer holidays. What goes on this thread: 1. The competition, i.e., any images of the royals competing in the regattas...
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    The Prince and Princess of Asturias at Tennis Competitions

    It's just mentioning that the princes will be there today and that it was their own initiative to support Nadal. And it also says that the press is looking forward for their presence since they showed themselves so enthusiastic in Viena cheering for the Spanish soccer team.
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    July 2008 Newsletter: Royal gardens

    Rio de Janeiro's Botanical Garden The Prince-Regent D. João created in the old "Engenho da Lagoa", that belonged to Rodrigo de Freitas, the Jardim de Aclimação, that aimed to acclimate the spice plants brought from Eastern India, brought to Brazil by the Royal Family when the court was...
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    July 2008 Newsletter: Royal gardens

    The Hanging Gardens of Babylon The Hanging Gardens of Babylon were considered one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, although it's maybe one of which we know less about. A lot has been said about its shape and dimensions, but no detailed description or any archeologic traces were ever...
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    July 2008 Newsletter: Royal gardens

    The Danish Gardens In Denmark, quite a few parks are associated with the royals. The Rosenborg Castle gardens, primarily known as Kongens Have (or the King's Gardens) are a focal point in spring and summer in Copenhagen. Friends and families gather in the gardens for picnics, a beer or two, or...
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    July 2008 Newsletter: Royal gardens

    The Garden at Highgrove When the Prince of Wales bought the Highgrove estate in 1980, the gardens, such as they were, had been neglected for a long time. This gave the Prince an opportunity to create a garden more or less from scratch, in accord with his ideas about working with nature to...
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    July 2008 Newsletter: Royal gardens

    Birthdays July 1 - Birthday of Diana, Princess of Wales (1961) July 1 - Birthday of Charles Armstrong-Jones (1999) July 3 - Birthday of Prince Maximilian, Margrave of Baden (1933) July 3 - Birthday of Princess Marie Louise of Baden (1969) July 4 - Birthday of Prince Michael of Kent (1942) July...
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    July 2008 Newsletter: Royal gardens

    Birthdays June 1 - Prince Christian of Hannover (1985) June 2 - Princess Désirée of Sweden, Baroness Silferschöld (1938) June 2 - Ex-King Constantine of Greece (1940) June 3 - Prince Felix of Luxembourg (1984) June 3 - Prince Tirso of Bulgaria (2002) June 3 - Countess Leonore of Orange-Nassau...
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    July 2008 Newsletter: Royal gardens

    Changes in the Moderation Team Avalon is continuing to have serious problems with internet access, partly as a result of the political situation in Armenia. She has therefore (temporarily, we hope) stepped down from the admin team again and given up the moderation of her forums. Please don't...
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    July 2008 Newsletter: Royal gardens

    Welcome to the July 2008 Newsletter. This month, as we look forward for the Summer holidays (both our own and of the royals), we'll focus on Royal Gardens. In an overview, we bring you profiles of some of them around the world, including Denmark, England and Brazil. We hope you enjoy your...
  14. Anna_R

    King Felipe & Queen Letizia Picture Thread, Part 2

    This is the stroll (august 2004, Hola): LOS PRÍNCIPES DE ASTURIAS, DOS ENAMORADOS POR LAS CALLES DE PALMA (Pictures) http://www.hola.com/casasreales/2004/08/19/ppes_mallorca/imgs/ppes_mallorca1a.jpg http://www.hola.com/casasreales/2004/08/19/ppes_mallorca/imgs/ppes_mallorca2a.jpg...
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    Prince Joachim of Denmark and Marie Cavallier: May 24, 2008

    Church decorations YouTube - Wedding of Prince Joachim & Miss Marie Cavallier (Part I) Prince Joachim's arrival YouTube - Wedding of Prince Joachim & Miss Marie Cavallier (Part II) Marie's arrival YouTube - Wedding of Prince Joachim & Miss Marie Cavallier (Part III) During the ceremony...
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    Fan videos, Fanart & Wallpaper for Felipe, Letizia, Leonor & Sofía

    Happy Birthday, Sofia!:flowers: YouTube - Happy Birthday Sofia!!
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    Princess Letizia's Family, News Part 4: February 2008 - May 2013

    I hardly think Thelma loves the spotlight. All the shots from her, including the cover shots were paparazzi ones, taken while she was out and about on the street. Thelma has lived until now in the Philippines, working for Doctors Without Borders. Pretty much away of everything that could be...
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    Imperial Family of Brazil 1: Ending 2021

    His name is not Pedro João, it's João only (and he's popularly known as "Joãozinho") Politics in general. He talks about the situation in Brazil nowadays, about the corruption and other subjects as well (including the monarchy, which is not a great part of the interview).
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    Brazilian Royals - A brief profile

    Prince Pedro Henrique of Orleans-Bragança was the chief of the imperial house until his death in 1981. He and his wife, Princess Maria of Bavaria had 12 children: - Prince Luís Gastão of Orléans-Bragança (1938), the present Head of the Imperial House of Brazil. - Prince Eudes Maria of...
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    Brazilian Royals - A brief profile

    Pedro II (Pedro de Alcântara João Carlos Leopoldo Salvador Bibiano Francisco Xavier de Paula Leocádio Miguel Gabriel Rafael Gonzaga de Bragança e Habsburgo), was born on December 2, 1825. Pedro was the youngest child, only surviving male, of Emperor Pedro I and Empress Leopoldina. He was...
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    Brazilian Royals - A brief profile

    Pedro I, (Pedro de Alcântara Francisco Antônio João Carlos Xavier de Paula Miguel Rafael Joaquim José Gonzaga Pascoal Cipriano Serafim de Bragança e Bourbon) was born on October 12, 1798. He was the fourth son, third surviving of (then) Prince Regent John of Portugal, Algarves and Brazil and...
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    Brazilian Royals - A brief profile

    D. João VI (João Maria José Francisco Xavier de Paula Luís António Domingos Rafael) was born on May 13th, 1767. He was the fourth son - second surviving - of Queen Maria I and D. Pedro III of Portugal. João wasn't destined to be king, but with the death of his older brother his fate changed...
  23. Anna_R

    Brazilian Royals - A brief profile

    This November it’ll be 200 years since the Portuguese court fled Portugal heading to the Brazilian colony. It was the dawn of November 27th, 1807. The court, in despair, was at the Bethlem Harbour trying to embark. Daughters with no parents, wives without their husbands and people from the high...
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    Infanta Cristina and Family, Current Events Part 10: July - November 2007

    Thread closed. The new thread can be found here. Thank you all for the contributions.
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    Infanta Cristina and Family, Current Events Part 11: November 2007 - July 2008

    Welcome to the new thread for the Current Events of Infanta Cristina and Family Part XII can be found here. Please keep in mind our Community Rules and Membership FAQs This Thread is for current events only You can post only the pictures, you have written permission to post (links to...
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