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A very different Trooping the Colour

  June 15, 2020 at 6:48 pm by

The Queen celebrated her official birthday alone at Windsor Castle on June 13, where she watched a performance from the Welsh Guards. Normally the Queen is joined by her family and extended family on the balcony of Buckingham Palace after a carriage parade, which is also attended by large crowds of members of the public. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, however, this year the celebrations were very limited. The Queen, … Continue reading

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Princess Charlotte of Cambridge turns five in new photos

  May 2, 2020 at 4:31 am by

Kensington Palace has released a series of photos of Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, who turned 5 on May 2. The photos showed the adorable young royal delivering homemade pasta to local residents who are vulnerable to Coronavirus. The COVID-19 crisis has also meant that Princess Charlotte has had to celebrate her birthday on the video calling app Zoom, as many other people celebrating “lockdown birthdays” around the world have done. … Continue reading

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Prince Louis turns 2 in new photos

  April 23, 2020 at 6:33 pm by

On 23 April, Prince Louis of Cambridge, the youngest son of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, celebrated his second birthday. To mark the occasion, Kensington Palace shared a series of photographs taken by the Duchess of Cambridge of Louis painting rainbows for the NHS, a trend amongst young children in the UK in support of the National Health Service during the Coronavirus crisis. NHS Nightingale in London have used … Continue reading

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Countess of Wessex celebrates birthday with a Buckingham Palace summit

  January 21, 2020 at 7:14 pm by

The Countess of Wessex attended a summit at the UK/Africa investment with her husband the Earl of Wessex and hosts the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on her fifty-fifth birthday on January 20. The event was also attended by the Princess Royal and aims to bring heads of state and governments together to discuss issues surrounding both Africa and the UK. Important multicultural agencies and famous African companies were also … Continue reading

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Princess Elisabeth of Belgium Turns Eighteen

  October 25, 2019 at 6:15 pm by

On Friday October 25, Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Elisabeth, Duchess of Brabant, turned 18. For the occasion was organized a ceremony held in the Throne Room of the Royal Palace in Brussels. At the ceremony were present Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde, the former King Albert II and Queen Paola, Princess Elisabeth’s siblings Prince Gabriel, Prince Emmanuel, and Princess Eleonore, Princess Astrid and Prince Lorenz with their … Continue reading

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Prince George turns six in new photos

  July 23, 2019 at 12:59 am by

On July 22, Prince George of Cambridge turned six with a series of new photographs released. The three photos of the little prince were taken by his mother, the Duchess of Cambridge. The first two photos were taken in the grounds of Kensington Palace, and George can also be seen wearing an England football team shirt. The last photograph was taken on a recent family holiday. The British Army also … Continue reading

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Swedish royals celebrate King Carl Gustaf’s 73rd birthday

  May 1, 2019 at 1:02 am by

On 30 April, the Swedish royals celebrated King Carl Gustaf’s seventy-third birthday with the annual gathering at the Royal Palace of Stockholm. His wife, Queen Silvia, was also in attendance, as were Crown Princess Victoria and her children Princess Estelle and Prince Oscar and Prince Carl Philip. King Carl Gustaf is the longest reigning monarch and has surpassed King Magnus IV’s 44 year long reign. Carl Gustaf was crowned on … Continue reading

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Princess Estelle turns seven

  February 24, 2019 at 5:20 am by

On February 23, the Swedish royal court released two photographs of Princess Estelle, Duchess of Östergötland, who turned seven. The photographs were taken by photographer Linda Broström and depicted Estelle and her brother, Prince Oscar, who is two years old, playing in a sleigh, whilst the second shows Estelle with her horse, a Welsh pony called Viktor. Princess Estelle was born on 23 February 2012 at the Karolinska University Hospital … Continue reading

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Swedish royals take part in Crown Princess Victoria’s annual birthday celebrations at Solliden

  July 15, 2018 at 3:48 am by

On July 14, King Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia and Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel, Princess Estelle and Prince Oscar participated in the annual birthday celebrations for the Crown Princess at Solliden Palace in Öland, the family’s summer residence. Victoria wore a Zadig and Voltaire dress whilst her daughter Estelle was dressed in a white stripy dress and her younger brother was sporting a pale colored dungarees. The Crown Princely … Continue reading

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Sweden’s Young Prince Oscar Turns Two

  March 2, 2018 at 9:00 am by

Prince Oscar, Duke of Skåne celebrated his second birthday on March 2 with a series of photographs (including one with his older sister Estelle) taken by photographer Erika Gerdemark. Oscar Carl Olof was born on 2 March 2016 at the Karolinska University Hospital in Stockholm, the second child of Crown Princess Victoria and her husband Prince Daniel. He has an older sister, Princess Estelle, who was born in 2012. Oscar was … Continue reading

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Happy Sixth Birthday, Princess Estelle!

  February 23, 2018 at 10:45 am by

On February 23rd, Princess Estelle, Duchess of Östergötland celebrated her sixth birthday. A series of photographs were taken by photographer Erika Gerdemark at Haga Palace, the home of Crown Princess Victoria and her family. Estelle’s younger brother Oscar was also seen in one of the photos, sharing her birthday cake. Estelle Silvia Ewa Mary was born on February 23, 2012 at the Karolinska University Hospital in Stockholm. She is the … Continue reading

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The Crown Princess of Denmark At 46: Her Best Chapeaus

  February 5, 2018 at 8:00 am by

The future Queen of Denmark celebrates her forty-sixth birthday today, February 5th, and in honour, we have compiled a list of what we feel are the best five hats Mary has in her vast millinery wardrobe. Share your thoughts in the comments! 5. Coming from the collection of one of Mary’s favourite milliners, Susanne Juul, this black hat featuring a straw brim and tall wool crown with two decorative feathers has been … Continue reading

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Surrounded By Family: New Photos Show Princess Beatrix At 80

  January 31, 2018 at 6:00 am by

Today, Princess Beatrix of The Netherlands celebrates her eightieth birthday. To mark the occasion, the Dutch Royal Court has released a series of new photographs of the Princess with her family. The photos were taken at Drakensteyn Castle in autumn last year by photographer Jeroen van der Meyde, who has snapped the Oranjes on numerous occasions. In two of the photographs, Princess Beatrix is shown with her eight grandchildren: Princesses Catharina-Amalia, … Continue reading

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King Felipe of Spain At 50: A Photo Retrospective

  January 30, 2018 at 6:00 am by

His Majesty The King of Spain today celebrates his fiftieth birthday. He was born on January 30, 1968 in Madrid as the only son of the-then Prince Juan and Princess Sofia of Spain. Felipe was educated in Spain and Canada, before studying law at the Autonomous University of Madrid and completing a Master of Science in International Relations at Georgetown University’s Edmund A Walsh School of Foreign Service. As a Prince, … Continue reading

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Princess Margriet of The Netherlands Turns Seventy-Five

  January 19, 2018 at 8:00 am by

January 19th, 2018 is the seventy-fifth birthday of Princess Margriet of The Netherlands, aunt of the current Dutch monarch. Two new photographs of the Princess were released today by the Dutch Royal Court to mark the occasion. Princess Margriet is the third daughter of Queen Juliana of The Netherlands and Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld. She was born in 1943 at the Ottawa Civic Hospital in Ottawa, Canada where her parents and … Continue reading

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A New Stamp For The Spanish King’s Fiftieth Birthday

  January 11, 2018 at 10:29 am by

The national postal service of Spain, Correos, has released a new stamp to mark King Felipe VI’s fiftieth birthday at the end of the month. The 1€ stamp bears a new portrait of the King, and will be available for purchase from January 30th, the King’s birthday. There will be 200,000 sheets of the stamp printed. King Felipe was born on January 30th, 1968, the youngest child and only son of … Continue reading

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The Duchess of Cambridge At 36: Her Best Chapeaus

  January 9, 2018 at 3:00 am by

The Duchess of Cambridge today turns thirty-six years old, and as we did last year with her Top Five Fashion Moments, to mark this birthday we are ranking the top five hats the pregnant Catherine has in her wardrobe. Share your thoughts in the comments! 5. For the wedding of her sister, Pippa Middleton, to James Matthews in May 2017, Catherine wore a bespoke Jane Taylor percher hat featuring a silk rose … Continue reading

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New Portraits As Vincent and Josephine Turn Seven

  January 8, 2018 at 6:55 am by

The Danish Royal Court has today released new photographs of Prince Vincent and Princess Josephine, the Crown Princely Couple’s youngest children, to celebrate their seventh birthday. Two portraits of the twins were taken by Jens Rosenfeldt, while two less-formal snaps were taken by Crown Princess Mary during the family’s Australian holiday last month. Vincent and Josephine were born at the Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen on January 8, 2011. They are the third … Continue reading

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Family Photo Released From King Juan Carlos’s Private Birthday Luncheon

  January 6, 2018 at 7:00 am by

The Spanish Royal Court has published a family photograph taken on Friday during a private luncheon hosted at Zarzuela Palace to celebrate King Juan Carlos’s eightieth birthday. King Juan Carlos is shown with his wife, Queen Sofia, and two of his children, King Felipe VI and Infanta Elena; daughter-in-law Queen Letizia; and four of his eight grandchildren: Infantas Leonor and Sofía, and Felipe and Victoria de Marichalar y Borbón. Among the … Continue reading

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King Juan Carlos’s Milestone Eightieth Birthday: Photo Retrospective

  January 5, 2018 at 2:00 am by

Spain’s King Juan Carlos I, the former reigning monarch, today celebrates his eightieth birthday. He was born in 1938 in Rome, the elder son of Infante Juan, Count of Barcelona – son of Alfonso XIII, the last Spanish King before the monarchy was abolished – and his wife, Princess María de las Mercedes of Bourbon-Two Sicilies. Juan Carlos was officially named the successor to Spain’s dictator, Generalísimo Francisco Franco, in 1969 – upon … Continue reading

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