Marriages 2016

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Last modified: 11 November 2017

Engagements, marriages and divorces in reigning and non-reigning royal houses of the year 2016.

2 January

Marriage of Prince Mark Lobkowicz and Angela Meyer in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

6 January

Marriage of Prince Fahd bin Abd al-Rahman bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia and Princess .. bint Abd al-Aziz bin Muhammad bin Turki Al Saud of Saudi Arabia at the Palace of Culture in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Marriage of Ratu Penaia Kamisese Tuivanuavou Ganilau and Odette Inez Kilinalivoni Tupou-Moheofo Taumoepeau (Tonga) at the Seaside Chapel, Shangri-La’s Fijian Resort and Spa, Yanuca Island, Sigatoka, Fiji.

21 January

Marriage of Prince Nayif bin Abdallah bin Saud of Saudi Arabia and Princess .. bint Fahd bin Abdallah bin Muhammad Al Saud of Saudi Arabia at the Palace of Culture in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

27 January

Marriage of Edward Banayoti, who took the first name of Ashraf, and Princess Aisha bint Hussein of Jordan in Amman, Jordan.

28 January

Official engagement of Lopeti Aleamotu’a (Tonga) and The Hon. Lupeolo Halaevalu Moheofo Virginia Rose Tuita (Tonga) at the Maihnafekite Residence. On 2 June an engagement ceremony took place at the Free Wesleyan Church of Fasi-moe-Afi’a Tungi, Tonga.

29 January

Marriage of Sheikh Abd al-Rahman bin Salman bin Abd al-Rahman Al Khalifa of Bahrain and Princess .. bint Turki bin Musa’id bin Saud of Saudi Arabia at the Palace of Culture in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

19 March

Civil marriage of Prince Alexander von Croÿ and Katja Schulz in Friedrichstadt, Germany.

8 April

Marriage of Prince Maxwell zu Hohenlohe-Langenburg and Courtney Young in Eugene, Oregon, USA.

7 May

Religious marriage of Prince Johannes von Auersperg-Trautson and Countess Maria-Fátima Czernin von Chudenitz at Stift Heiligenkreuz, Austria.

New! 14 May

Marriage of Moritz Bermel and Princess Christine von Isenburg.

19 May

Marriage of Prince Mish’al bin Fahd bin Faysal of Saudi Arabia and .. bint Abd al-Karim al-Muhammad al-Subhan (at the Palace of Culture, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Marriage of Prince Fahd bin Muhammad bin Sa’d of Saudi Arabia and Princess .. bint Abdallah bin Saud bin Mishari of Saudi Arabia (at the Palace of Culture, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

20 May

Engagement of Count Constantin Fugger von Babenhausen and Princess Sophie zu Löwenstein-Wertheim-Freudenberg.

27 May

Marriage of Prince Salman bin Abdallah bin Faysal of Saudi Arabia and Princess .. bint Sa’d bin Faysal bin Sa’d of Saudi Arabia at the Palace of Culture, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

28 May

Religious marriage of Count Benedikt von und zu Trauttmansdorff-Weinsberg and Stephanie Lovrek at the Stadtpfarrkirche, Salzburg-Aigen, Austria.

3 June

Marriage of Turki bin Faysal bin Murshad al-Sha’lan and Princess .. bint Abdallah bin Muhammad bin Jiluwi (Saudi Arabia) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

4 June

Civil marriage of Hereditary Prince Franz-Albrecht zu Oettingen-Oettingen und Oettingen-Spielberg and Baronesse Cleopatra von Adelsheim von Ernest at Adelsheim Castle, Germany.

27 June

Marriage of Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar, titular Maharaja of Mysore and Trishika Kumari (Dungarpur) in Mysuru, India

1 July

Divorce announced of Edward Banayoti and Princess Aisha bint Hussein of Jordan.

2 July

Civil marriage of Prince Jan de Lobkowicz and Laura Altmayer in Breuilpont, France.

Marriage of Prince Georg zu Salm-Salm and Countess Flaminia Wolff Metternich zur Gracht.

5 July

Marriage of Prince George Karadjordjevic (Serbia) and Fallon Rayman in Gretna Green, Scotland, Great Britain.

9 July

Religious marriage of Hereditary Prince Franz-Albrecht zu Oettingen-Oettingen und Oettingen-Spielberg and Baronesse Cleopatra von Adelsheim von Ernest at the St.-Jakobs Church in Oettingen, Germany.

14 July

Marriage of Prince Faysal bin Nawwaf bin Abd al-Aziz of Saudi Arabia and Princess .. bint Saud bin Abdallah bin Abd al -Rahman of Saudi Arabia at the Palace of Culture, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

30 July

Religious marriage of Prince Alexander von Croÿ and Katja Schulz at the Katholische Pfarrei St. Vicelin, Oldenburg, Germany.

July (exact date unknown)

Engagement announced of Joseph de Bourbon de Parme and Anna Louise Bøgeløv Budd.

6 August

Religious marriage of Prince Maximilian zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg and Franziska Balzer at the evangelische Stadtkirche, Bad Laasphe, Germany.

8 August

Engagement announced of Prince Ernst August von Hannover (junior) and Ekaterina Malysheva.

17 August

Religious marriage of Prince Constantin zu Windisch-Graetz and Ailyn Cabunot.

27 August

Religious marriage of Prince Jan de Lobkowicz and Laura Altmayer in Marcilly en Villette, France.

31 August

Marriage of Sharafuddin Idris Shah, Sultan of Selangor and Norashikin Abdul Rahman in Klang, Selangor, Malaysia.

9 September

Marriage of Abd al-Majid bin abd Al-Rahman bin Abdallah al-Hussayn and Princess .. bint Turki bin Fahd bin Mishari of Saudi Arabia at the Palace of Culture, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

24 September

Religious marriage of Count Ferdinand von Waldburg zu Wolfegg und Waldsee and Anna Treppo at the Stiftskirche, Eberndorf, Austria.

8 October

Marriage of Crown Prince Leka of the Albanians and Elia Zaharia at the Palace of Brigades, Tirana, Albania. This was a civil marriage only with blessings by representants of five different religions.

14 October

Marriage of Prince Abdallah bin Turki bin Abdallah of Saudi Arabia and Sheikha.. bint Majid bin Muhammad Abu Thunayyan at the Palace of Culture, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

22 October

Marriage of Prince Abdallah bin Nasir bin Fahd of Saudi Arabia and Princess .. bint Bandar bin Thunayyan bin Muhammad of Saudi Arabia at the Palace of Culture, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

23 October

Religious marriage of Prince Michael Karadjordjevic (Mihailo; Serbia) and Ljubica Ljubislavljevic at the Church of Saint George, Oplenac, Serbia. The civil wedding took place earlier in London, Great Britain.

26 October

Marriage of Mishari bin Ibrahim bin Muhammad al-Jamih and Princess .. bint Saud bin Abdallah bin Thunayyan (Saudi Arabia) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

4 November

Marriage of Prince Turki bin Abdallah bin Khalid of Saudi Arabia and Princess .. bint Badr bin Abdallah bin Abd al-Rahman of Saudi Arabia at the Palace of Culture in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

27 November

Marriage of Prince Saud bin Musa’id bin Saud of Saudi Arabia and Sheikha … bint Zayd bin Nasir al-Malayhi at the Palace of Culture in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

29 November

Official engagement of Sheikh Faisal Saud Khalid Al Qasimi of Ras Al Khaimah and Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum of Dubai. They already announced it on their Instagrams on 22 November 2016.

17 December

Marriage of Lopeti Aleamotu’a (Tonga) and The Hon. Lupeolo Halaevalu Moheofo Virginia Rose Tuita (Tonga) at the Tuingapapai Church in Mangere, Auckland, New Zealand.

18 December

Marriage of Prince Saud bin Sayf al-Islam bin Saud of Saudi Arabia and .. bint Faysal bin Khalid bin Muhammad al-Hithlayn at the Palace of Culture, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

20 December

Marriage of Prince Majid bin Fahd bin Faysal of Saudi Arabia and .. bint Abdallah bin Nasir bin Sa’d al-Sudayri at the Palace of Culture, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Marriage of Prince Faysal bin Fahd bin Salman of Saudi Arabia and .. bint Fahd bin Abdallah bin Nahar al-Mandil at the Palace of Culture, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

21 December

Marriage of Prince Mit’ab bin Mish’al bin Badr of Saudi Arabia and Princess .. bint Khalid bin Bandar bin Abd al-Aziz of Saudi Arabia at the Palace of Culture, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

26 December

Marriage of Prince Musa’id bin Nawwaf bin Musa’id of Saudi Arabia and Princess .. bint Turki bin Sa’d bin Saud of Saudi Arabia at the Palace of Culture, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

31 December

Civil marriage of Count Friedrich zu Rechberg und Rothenlöwen zu Hohenrechberg and Victoria Weil.

December (exact date unknown)

Civil marriage of Carmelo Milici and Princess Bernadette of Bavaria.

Civil marriage of Count Constantin Fugger von Babenhausen and Princess Sophie zu Löwenstein-Wertheim-Freudenberg at Kreuzwertheim Castle, Germany.

Engagement announced of Guilherme dos Santos Zanker and Princess Maria Thereza de Orleans e Bragança (Brazil).

Exact date unknown

Engagement of Carmelo Milici and Princess Bernadette of Bavaria.

Marriage of Count Constantin zu Stolberg-Wernigerode and Stefanie-Josefine Maier at the Church della Santissima Trinità in Cetona, Tuscany, Italy.

Engagement of Count Georg zu Waldburg-Zeil-Hohenems and Julia Ahr(e)ns.