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Queen Letizia Turns 50

  September 15, 2022 at 8:01 am by

Her Majesty Queen Letizia celebrates her 50th birthday today. She was born Letizia Ortiz Rocasolano on September 15, 1972 in Oviedo. Daughter of Jesus Ortiz Alvarez and Paloma Rocasolano Rodriguez, the Queen has two sisters, Telma and Erika (died in 2007). Letizia started her schooling in Oviedo and completed her education in Madrid, at the Ramiro de Maeztu Institute. Then Letizia studied at the Complutense University of Madrid where she … Continue reading

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Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Turns 40

  June 21, 2022 at 11:44 am by

Today, Tuesday June 21, Prince William celebrates his 40th birthday. The Prince, born on 21 June 1982, at St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington, London, is the elder son of The Prince of Wales and Diana, Princess of Wales and the second in line to the British throne. Prince William has a younger brother, Prince Henry, Duke of Sussex (born in 1984). The Prince received his early education at Wetherby School in … Continue reading

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Ingrid Alexandra’s 18th Birthday Gala

  June 17, 2022 at 4:07 am by

This Friday evening, many European crowned heads were in Oslo for the gala dinner offered by King Harald V of Norway and Queen Sonja in honor of the 18th birthday of their granddaughter Princess Ingrid Alexandra, second in the order of succession. On this evening marking his majority  she was surrounded by all her family. In addition to her paternal parents and grandparents, she had by her side her brothers … Continue reading

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Gala dinner for the 18th birthday of Princess Ingrid Alexandra

  June 16, 2022 at 11:45 pm by

The official birthday celebrations for Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway started this thurday. Altough the princess celebrated her 18th birthday in January, the official events have been postponed due to the COVID pandemic. The gala dinner was hosted by the Norwegian government in the new library in Oslo. The princess wore a strapless, ivory and polka-dot gown which was fashioned out of layers upon layers of tulle. She was accompanied … Continue reading

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Princess Madeleine Turns 40

  June 10, 2022 at 5:12 pm by

Her Royal Highness Princess Madeleine today turns forty years old. The Princess, younger child of King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden and Queen Silvia, was born at Drottningholm Castle on June 10, 1982. She has two siblings, Crown Princess Victoria (born in 1977) and Prince Carl Philip (born in 1979). The Princess was baptized at The Royal Palace Church on August 31, 1982 and her godparents were Princess Benedict of Denmark, … Continue reading

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Princess Estelle of Sweden Turns 10

  February 23, 2022 at 4:57 am by

Princess Estelle of Sweden celebrates her 10th birthday today. Estelle Silvia Ewa Mary, born on 23 February 2012, is the eldest of two children of Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel. Princess Estelle is second in line to the throne after her mother, the Crown Princess. The Princess has a little brother Prince Oscar, born on March 2, 2016. On Tuesday 22 May 2012 the Princess was baptized in the … Continue reading

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Crown Princess Mary Turns 50

  February 5, 2022 at 3:34 am by

Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary celebrates her 50th birthday today. She was born Mary Elizabeth Donaldson on February 5, 1972, in Hobart, Tasmania. Daughter of the Scottish-born Professor of Applied Mathematics John Donaldson and University secretary Henrietta Clark Donaldson (died in 1997), the Crown Princess has two sisters, Jane Alison Stephens and Patricia Anne Bailey, and a brother, John Stuart. Mary started her schooling in Houston, Texas, where his … Continue reading

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Princess Ingrid Alexandra Receives Congratulations from the Institutions

  January 21, 2022 at 2:52 pm by

Today, Friday January 21, was a big day for the birthday girl, Princess Ingrid Alexandra. This morning, for the first time, the Princess attended the Council of State at the Royal Palace at the presence of her grandfather, His Majesty King Harald, her father, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon and members of the Government. Afterwards the Princess received congratulatory deputations from the Norwegian Institutions and the public sector during … Continue reading

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Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway Turns 18

  January 21, 2022 at 7:57 am by

Today, Friday January 21, Her Royal Highness Princess Ingrid Alexandra celebrates her 18th birthday. The Princess, born at Rikshospitalet in Oslo on January 21, 2004, is the first child of Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit, and is second in line to the throne following her father and grandfather, King Harald. The Princess is currently studying at Elvebakken Upper Secondary School in Oslo. To mark this special birthday the … Continue reading

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Dutch Princess Catharina-Amalia Introduced into the Council of State

  December 8, 2021 at 5:23 pm by

Today, Wednesday December 8, Her Royal Highness Princess Catharina-Amalia, Princess of Orange, the day after turning 18 years old, was officially introduced into the Council of State. At the ceremony, held in the Ballroom of Kneuterdijk Palace, seat of the Council of State, the Princess was accompanied by Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima. Upon the arrival at the Palace, the Dutch Royals were greeted by Thom de Graaf, … Continue reading

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Dutch Princess Catharina-Amalia Turns Eighteen

  December 7, 2021 at 3:16 am by

Today, December 7, Her Royal Highness Princess Catharina-Amalia, Princess of Orange, turns 18. The Princess was born on December 7, 2003 in The Hague and she is the first child of Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima. Last June the Princess graduated cum laude from Christelijk Gymnasium Sorghvliet high school and she is currently on a gap year. Tomorrow, December 8, Princess Catharina-Amalia will be installed to the Council … Continue reading

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Japan’s Princess Aiko Turns 20

  December 5, 2021 at 11:44 am by

On December 1st, Princess Aiko of Japan turned celebrated her 20th birthday. The Princess, only child of Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako, was born on 1 December 2001 at the Imperial Household Agency Hospital. Today, Sunday December 5, Princess Aiko attended the coming-of-age ceremonies at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo. As part of the ceremonies, the Princess in the morning visited the Three Palace Sanctuaries in the Imperial Palace to … Continue reading

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Princess Elisabeth of Belgium Turns 20

  October 25, 2021 at 7:01 am by

Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Elisabeth, Duchess of Brabant, celebrates her 20th birthday today. Princess Elisabeth, born on October 25, 2001 in Anderlecht, is the first child of Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde. The Princess is currently studying History & Politics at Lincoln College of the University of Oxford, United Kingdom. In May 2020 Princess Elisabeth obtained her International Baccalaureate at the UWC Atlantic College in the Vale … Continue reading

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Prince Gabriel of Belgium Turns Eighteen

  August 20, 2021 at 11:25 am by

Prince Gabriel of Belgium celebrates his 18th birthday today. The Prince, born on August 20, 2003 in Anderlecht, is the second child and the first son of Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde. This year, after a two-year course at the International School of Brussels, the Prince obtained his international baccalaureate. Today, the Belgian Royal Palace announced that Prince Gabriel has been admitted to the National Mathematics and Science … Continue reading

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Queen Máxima Turns 50

  May 17, 2021 at 4:30 am by

Her Majesty Queen Máxima celebrates her 50th birthday today. She was born Máxima Zorreguieta on May 17, 1971 Buenos Aires, Argentina. Daughter of Jorge Horacio Zorreguieta (died in 2017) and María del Carmen Cerruti, the Queen has two brothers, Martin and Juan, a sister, Ines (died in 2018) and three half-sisters, María, Ángeles and Dolores. Máxima grew up in Buenos Aires and, after completing secondary school at the Northlands School … Continue reading

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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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