Royal Births Announcements 2017

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Count Melchior von Schönborn-Buchheim and his wife Bernadette, née Freiin von Mentzingen had their second son and second child Leopold on May 11th 2017.
A brother for Theodor (8-4-2015)
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Paul Chrobok, who turned 45 thirteen days ago [youngest of four children of Princess Maria Luisa of Bulgaria (b.1933) and second by her current husband Bronisław Chrobok (b.1933)] & his wife Ariana nee Oliver mas had their second child, Alexander-Ferdinand, this year.

A brother for Maya (b.2015)

First half-cousin of the little one, Princess Tatiana of Leiningen (b.1989) is getting married next month to Clayton Reynolds (b.1989)

Source: Descendants of King Louis Philippe I of the French

Sheikh Majid bin Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum of Dubai (b.26 October 1987) [son of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum (b.1949) & his Moroccan wife] & his wife Sheikha Hessa bint Ali Beljafla (b.21 August 1991) had their third child, Maitha, on 17 May.

A sister for twins Mohammed and Dubai (15-7-2015)

Source:, FoRbIDdEn EuPhOrIa!)

Prince Dominik of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg (b.7 March 1983) [youngest son of Aloys-Konstantin, Prince of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg (b.1941) & his wife Anastasia, nee Princess of Prussia (b.1944)] & his wife Olga, nee Countess of Castell-Rüdenhausen (b. 31 January 1987) [elder daughter of the late Johann-Friedrich, Prince of Castell-Rüdenhausen (1948-2014) & his wife Maria, nee Countess of Schönborn-Wiesentheid (b.1958)] had their second child in May.
Name and sex are unknown.

A sibling for Casimir Aloys (24-8-2015)

Source: Descendants of Count Felice Rignon
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Prince Johannes von Auersperg-Trautson (b.8 September 1985) [son of Prince Gobert von Auersperg-Trautson (b.1956) & his wife Ladislaja, nee Countess Hoyos, Freiin zu Stichsenstein (b.1957)] & his wife Maria-Fátima, nee Countess Czernin von und zu Chudenitz (b.27 December 1992) [daughter of Count Karl Eugen Czernin von und zu Chudenitz (b.1956) & his wife Fiona, née Countess von Rechberg (b.1958)] had their first child, Franz-Albrecht, sometime in April.

Source: Netty Royal
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Prince João Philippe d'Orléans e Bragança and his wife Yasmine, née Paranagua had their first son and second child João Antonio at Singapore on June 21st 2017
A brother for Mia Isabel (*29-4-2015)

Source: Nobiliana BAG 2017 per Hein and Netty
Prince Michael of Salm-Salm (b.1953) & his wife Philippa, nee Countess of Castell-Castell (b.1952) became double grandparents this year!

Their elder son, Prince Constantin of Salm-Salm (b.22 April 1980) & his wife Friederike, nee Gumberz von Rhontal (b.3 November 1983) had their fifth child this year.

A sibling for Carlotta (23-6-2009), Caspar Felix Maximilian (24-9-2010), Casimir Constantin Conradin (10-11-2012) & Matilda Antonia Victoria Marie Sophie Maria (14-11-2015).

Also their younger son, Prince Felix of Salm-Salm (b.5 November 1981) & his wife Victoria, nee von Trott zu Solz (b.1986) had their first child this year.

Source for both: Descendants of Duke Wilhelm of Nassau

And another Salm-Salm baby!

When Prince Michael became a double grandfather (He and his wife have already 17 grandchildren!), his youngest brother,Prince Georg-Alfred of Salm-Salm (b.29 May 1969) [youngest of eight children of Prince Franz of Salm-Salm (1917-2011) & his wife Maria, nee Freiin von Boeselager (1923-2016)] & his current wife Flaminia, nee Countess Wolff Metternich zur Gracht had their first child together, his second, Friedrich, this year.

A half-brother for Stella Felicia Ilona Ida Maria (b.2004) - daughter of Georg-Alfred & his former wife, Marie-Amelie Kauffmann (b.1973).

Salm-Salm, Salm-Horstmar, Salm-Kyrburg
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Update: They became triple grandparents!

Their second daughter Marie-Anna (b.22 February 1986) & her husband, Count Dominik von Neipperg (b.27 July 1981) [third of five children and youngest son of Count Karl Eugen von Neipperg (b.1951) & his wife Andrea, nee Archduchess of Austria (b.1953)] had their second child this year.

A sibling for Florentina (4-3-2015).

Young father's sister Hemma (b.11 October 1983) & her husband Roman Keno Specht will also have third child this year.

His youngest sister, Katharina (b.23 April 1983) is married to Prince Wenzel Lobkowicz (b.4 December 1986), his wife's maternal first cousin [youngest of five children of Princess Johanna of Castell-Castell (b.1952, sister of the grandma of 18) & her husband, Prince Johannes of Lobkowicz (b.1954); they have a son Valerian (b.2014).

Marie-Anna's parents have already 18 grandchildren, Dominik's parents will have 10 soon.

Source: Descendants of Duke Wilhelm of Nassau
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Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, Emir of Qatar (b.3 June 1980) [son of Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, Emir of Qatar (b.1952) & his second wife, Sheikha Mozah bint Nasser al-Misned (b.1959)] & his third wife, Sheikha Noora bint Hathal al Dosari had their second son together, his tenth child, Mohammed, on 17 July.

A brother for Joaan (27-3-2015) and a half-brother for Al-Mayassa (b.2006), Hamad (10-10-2008), Aisha (b.2010) & Jassim (12-6-2012) - Children of Emir by his first wife, Sheikha Jawaher bint Hamad bin Suhaim al-Thani - as well as for Nayla (27-5-2010), Abdullah (29-9-2012), Roudha (b.January 2014) & Al-Qaqa (b.October 2014) - Children of Emir by his second wife, Sheikha Anoud bint Mana al Hajri (b.1990).

Source: (Thanks, dazzling!)
Prince Philipp Stanislas of Hohenlohe-Schillingsfurst (b.14 May 1976) [youngest of five children of late Prince Franz Albrecht of Hohenlohe-Schillingsfurst, Duke of Ratibor and Prince von Corvey (1920-2009) & his wife, Isabella, nee Viscountessof Salm-Reifferscheidt- Krautheim u.Dyck (b.1939)] his wife Assunta, nee Countess Calice (b.28 December 1977) had their fourth son, Constantin, reportedly this year (he was baptized this year).

A brother for Stanislas (b.2008), Laszlo (b.2011) & Louis (b.2013).

Source: Hohenlohe
Prince Johannes Carl of Schonburg-Hartenstein (b.20 April 1972) [son of Prince Nikolaus Alexander of Schonburg-Hartenstein (b.1940) & his wife Johanna, nee Fetter (b.1942)] & his wife Katharina, nee Ritschl, who will turn 34 in sixteen days had their third child, Alexander Nikolaus Peter Carl, this year.

A brother for Philippa (b. March 2012) & Camilla Johanna (6-6-2014)


Archduke Bernhardt Wolfgang of Austria (Tuscany line) (b.11 June 1977) [fourth of six children of Archduke Carl Salvator of Austria (b.1936) & his wife Edith, nee Wenzl, Baroness von Sternbach (b.1943)] & his wife Sarah Jane, nee White (b.1976) had their third child, Amelie, this year.

A sister for Emma (b.2010) & Josef (b.2015).

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Princess Felipa of Bavaria (b.1 February 1981) [daughter of Prince Leopold of Bavaria (b.1943) & his wife Ursula, nee Mohlenkamp (b.1947)] & her husband Christian Dienst (b.26 December 1978) had their third son, Otto, sometime this year.

A brother for August (15-4-2013) & Ferdinand (3-6-2014).

Archduke Christoph and archduchess Adélaïde of Austria had their second daughter and second child Sophia in August 2017.
A sister for Katharina (22-12-2014)

Source: Constance on Nobiliana BAG 2017
:previous: I had forgotten that Archduchess Adelaide was pregnant again - congratulations to the family! :flowers: Sophia is a beautiful name and I'm sure that Katharina is excited to be a big sister.
Does anybody know any news about Prince Rudolph&Princess Tilsim's twins?
I don't remember her due date, but, if my memory serves me well, the babies were expected to be born in mid-July 2016

As I know their names and titles are HSH Princess Laetitia and HSH Prince Karl Ludwig of Liechtenstein.They visited Pope with the all Royal Family.
Prince Carl-Philip of Sweden, Duke of Varmland (b.13 May 1979) [second of three children and only son of Carl XVI Gustaf, King of Sweden (b.1946) & his wife Silvia Renate, nee Sommerlath (b.1943)] & his wife Sofia Kristina, nee Hellqvist (b.6 December 1984) [daughter of Erik Oscar Hellqvist & his wife Marie Britt, nee Rotman] had their second son in Danderyd Hospital, Stockhom, on 31 August.
Name and duchy are still unknown.

A brother for Alexander Erik Hubertus Bertil, Duke of Sodermanland (19-4-30).

Announcement from the HE The Marshal of the Realm - Sveriges Kungahus
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Hereditary Prince Franz-Albrecht of Oettingen-Oettingen and Oettingen-Spielberg (b.16 September 1982) [son of Albrecht Prince zu Oettingen-Oettingen and Oettingen-Spielberg (b.1951) and his wife Angela, nee Jank (b.1951)] & his wife Cleopatra, nee Baroness Adelsheim von Ernest had their first child, Matilda Galilea, on 8 September.


Update: Wilson girl full name is Maya Romey Alexandra.
Count Maximilian Hans Heimdall of Stolberg-Wernigerode (b.20 June 1980) [son of Count Alexander of Stolberg-Wernigerode (b.1947) & his wife Victoria, nee von Detten (b.1954)] & his wife Maria, nee von Randow had their fourth daughter, Coralie, this year.

A sister for Charlotte (DOB unknown), Pauline (DOB unknown) & Beatrix (b.2015).

Source: Stolberg

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 24) [youngest of five children of Bustaman Daud and Aziyah Abdul Aziz] had their second child, a son, Tunku Iskandar Abdul Jalil Abu Bakar Ibrahim, on 14 October.

A brother for Yang Amat Mulia Tunku Khalsom Aminah Sofiah (26-6-2016)

Source: (Thanks, eya!)
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Prince Heinrich XXIV Reuss (b.23 May 1984) [son of Prince Heinrich X Reuss (b.1948) & his first wife, Baroness Elisabeth Akerhielm af Margarethelund (b.1946)] & his wife Dorothea Richiza, nee Countess of Castell-Castell (b.31 May 1985) [daughter of Count Alexander of Castell-Castell (b.1954) & his first wife, Marion Stepp (b.1957)] had their first child, Anastasia, reportedly in October.

For young mother's parents it's a debut as grandparents, whereas young father's parents already have three grandsons: Jaime Maria (b.2012), Luis Maria (b.2014) & Ibigo Maria (b.2016) by their daughter Benigna (b.1980) & her husband Oscar de Ascoz y Planes.


As we all already know, new Swedish Prince is called Gabriel Carl Walter, Duke of Dalarna.
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Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar, titular Maharaja of Mysore (b.24 March 1992) [only son of Professor Sri Swarup Anand Gopalaraj Urs, by his wife, Soubhagyavati Rajakumari Sri Leela Tripurasundari Devi Ammanni Avaru (herself eldest daughter of Soubhagyavati Maharajakumari Sri Gayathri Devi Ammanni Avaru, daughter of Major-General H.H. Maharaja Sri Sir Jaya Chamarajendra Wodeyar Bahadur, Maharaja of Mysore)] & his wife Soubhagyavati Maharani Sri Trishika Kumari Ju Devi Ammanni Avaru (b.1994) [younger daughter of Shriman Maharaj Kumar Shri Harshvardhan Singhji Sahib Bahadur, Yuvraj of Dungarpur, by his first wife, Mahesri Kumari Sahiba (herself elder daughter of Kunwar Mritunjay Singh, of Vizianagaram)] had their first child, a son, in a private Cloudnine Hospital in Bangalore (India), on 6 December.

Times Now

Crown Prince of Brunei al-Muhtadee Billah (b.17 February 1974) [older son of Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei (b.1946) & his wife, Queen Saleha (b.1947)] & his wife Sarah binti Pengiran Salleh (b.8 April 1987) [daughter of Pengiran Salleh Abdul Rahaman Pengiran Damit (b.1950) & his wife Dayang Rinawaty Abdullah (née Suzanne Aeby) (b.1954)] had their fourth child, a daughter named Fatima Az-Zahra Raihaanul Bolkiah, in Istana Nurul Iman Palace, Bandar Seri Begawan, on 1 December.

A sister for
Abdul Muntaqim (17-3-2007), Muneera Madhul Bolkiah (2-1-2011) & Muhammad Aiman (7-6-2015).


Archduke Johannes of Austria (b.10 February 1974) [son of Archduke Carl-Salvator of Austria (b.1936) & his wife Edith, nee Wentzl, Baroness von Sternbach (b.1943)] & his wife Katharina, nee Riedl-Riedenstein (b.5 August 1976) had their second child, Sebastian Valentin, last year. A brother for Valentina (14-3-2012).

Alene Meister (b.5 September 1987) [youngest of three children and younger daughter of Archduchess Gabriela of Austria (b.1956) & her former husband, Christian Meister (b.1954)] & her husband Carl-Alexander von Trott zu Solz (b.1983) had their first child year, soon after their wedding or even before.
Name and sex unknown.

Source for both:
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