Royal Births Announcements 2016

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:previous: Congratulations to them and their children! I will be looking forward into seeing the first photo of little Prince Heinrich. :flowers:
^You can wait for this a loong time. We don't know how the eldest boys look like (correct me if I'm wrong) and only seen Emmas back of the head lol. Which is okay, but I would love to see a family portrait in future.
I like all four of Prince Heinrich's four names. Johann George (1528-1598) was a Prince-elector of the Margraviate of Brandenburg and a Duke of Prussia. Truly a historic selection of names!
Born at Geneva on November 28th 2016 the first son and second child of prince Felix and princess Claire of Luxemburg
The little prince of Nassau has one sister princess Amalia of Nassau
Name: Liam Henri Hartmut.

Victoria Jacubovsky (b.1984) [oldest of three children and only daughter of Princess Marie Christine of Lippe (b.1959) {herself fourth and youngest child of late Prince Ernst August of Lippe (1917-1990) & his wife Christa, nee von Arnim (b.1923)} & her husband Peter Clemens Jacubovsky (b.1953)] & her husband Philipp Schaumburg (b.1985) had their first child this year.

Source: Descendants of Count Karl of Lippe-Biesterfeld
Julia Emma Cyr (b.1982) [daughter of Princess Friederike of Hanover (b.1954) & her husband Jerry William Cyr (b.1951)] & her current husband John Patrick Smart (b.1981) had their first child together this year.

Julia has already a son from her first marriage by Miguel Gelasio Sanchez (b.1971)

Source: Descendants of King Christian IX of Denmark
Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim, Crown Prince of Johor (b.30 June 1984) [eldest son of the current Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim Ismail (b.1958) & his wife Raja Zarith Sofiah Sultan Idris Shah (b.1959) {herself daughter of Sultan Idris Shah II of Perak (1924-1984) & his wife Raja Mazwin Raja Arif Shah}] & his wife Che Puan Khaleeda Bustamam (aged 23) [youngest of five children of Bustaman Daud and Aziyah Abdul Aziz] had their first child, a daughter, Yang Amat Mulia Tunku Khalsom Aminah Sofiah, in Hospital Sultanah Aminah of Johor on 26 June.

Netty Royal
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Prince Carl of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg (b.2 November 1976) [oldest of four children of Prince Ferdinand of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg (b.1942) & his wife Yvonne, nee Countess Wachtmeister af Johannishus (b.1951)] & his wife Camilla, nee Schloesser Freiin Schenk von Stauffenberg (b.1984) had their second child, Annabelle, last year.

A sister for Salentin (born around 2013)

Source: Descendants of Prince Christian Heinrich of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg and Countess Charlotte of Leiningen-Westerburg
Update: Princess Annabelle of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg was born on 23 August

Source: Netty Royal
Prince Rudolph and Princess Tilsim van und zu Liechtenstein had twins, a daughter Laetitia and a son Karl Ludwig at Zürich on July 21st 2017

Source:Secretariat des Fürsten von und zu Liechtenstein
Prince Moritz of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen (b.5 August 1980) [youngest child and only son of Prince Ferfried of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen (b.1943), by his second wife, Eliane Etter (b.1947)] & his wife Heidi, nee Rodriguez had twin daughters last year.

Source: Descendants of King Maximilian I Josef of Bavaria
Princess Maria Donata of Lippe (b.7 February 1982) [only child of Prince Ernst August of Lippe (b.1952) & his first wife Countess Maria Benedicta von Magnis (b.1959)] & her husband Josef Matuschka-Gablenz, Edler von Wendenkron (b.7 August 1980) had their second child last year.

A sibling for Felizitas (born reportedly 2015).

Source: Descendants of Count Karl of Lippe-Biesterfeld
Archduke Benedikt Stephan of Austria (Tuscany line), who will turn 34 in exactly a month [youngest of six children of Archduke Carl Salvator of Austria (b.1936) & his wife Edith, nee Wenzl, Baroness von Sternbach (b.1943)] & his wife Daniela, nee Sondermann (b.1978) had their first child, Konstantin, last year.

Source: Descendants of Archduke Franz Karl of Austria

Also his sister, Archduchess Veronika of Austria (b.3 January 1982) [fifth child of Archduke Carl Salvator of Austria (b.1936) & his wife Edith, nee Wenzl, Freiin von Sternbach (b.1943)] & her husband Count Ulrich von Mamming (b.14 December 1982) had their third son, Clemens, this year.

A brother for Wenzel (b.2012) & Ferdinand (b.2014).

Source: as above.
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Prince Benedikt of Ratibor and Corvey (b.25 January 1971) [fourth of five children of late Franz-Albrecht, Duke of Ratibor, Prince of Corvey (1920-2009) & his wife Isabella, nee Countess of Salm-Reifferscheidt-Krautheim und Dyck (b.1939)] & his wife, Anna Christina (Nina), nee von Oswald (b.3 July 1973) [youngest of five daughters of Wilhelm-Michael von Oswald (b.1923) {himself son of Wilhelm Oswald, annobled as “von Oswald” in 1913 (1859-1936) & his wife Emmy, nee Spaeter (1868-1945)} & his wife Dorothea, nee Matuschka-Gablenz Edle von Wendekron (b.1939)] had their fifth son, Constantine, last year.

A brother for Lupus (b.2003), Clementine (b.2006), Michael (b.2008) & Ignaz Caspar (b.2012)

Sources: Descendants of Wilhelm von Oswald and Emmy Spaeter
Princess Sophie of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glucksburg (b.9 October 1983) [eldest of four children and eldest son of Christoph, Prince of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glucksburg (b.1949) & his wife Elisabeth, nee Princess of Lippe-Weissenfeld (b.1957)] & her husband Anders Walquist (b.1968) had their first child, Cecil, this year.

It's young mother's debut as grandparents.

Source: Descendants of Queen Victoria's siblings
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