Royal News September 2020

Last modified: 4 October 2020 1 September Princess Eléonore of Belgium has started her secondary school at the Heilig Hartcollege in Wezembeek-Oppem. Her parents King Philippe and Queen Mathilde accompanied their youngest daughter. On Monday the eldest daughter Elisabeth, the Duchess of Brabant, started her education at the Royal Military Academy of Belgium. The two […]

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Births 2019

Last modified: 7 December 2019 Births and christenings in reigning and non-reigning royal houses of the year 2019. 2 January Birth of Sloane Adelaide, daughter of Prince Stephan and Princess Amanda Lobkowicz. 19 January Birth of Salama, daughter of Sheikh Saeed bin Maktoum of Dubai and his third wife Zeynab. 1 February Birth of Enrique […]

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Births 2018

Last modified: 7 December 2019 Births and christenings in reigning and non-reigning royal houses of the year 2018. 22 January Birth of Antonius Constantin Markus Vinzenz Arbogast, son of Prince Georg and Princess Nathalie von der Leyen und zu Hohengeroldseck. New! January (exact date unknown) Birth of Dhai, daughter of Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad al […]

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Births 2017

Last modified: 7 December 2019 Births and christenings in reigning and non-reigning royal houses of the year 2017. 2 January Birth of Sinan, son of Prince Rahim Aga Khan and Princess Salwa Aga Khan in London, Great Britain. 5 January Birth of Zita Maria Immaculata Elisabeth Irina, daughter of Hereditary Prince Alexander and Hereditary Princess […]

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Births 2015

Last modified: 7 December 2019 Births and christenings in reigning and non-reigning royal houses of the year 2015. 25 January Birth of Philippa Margarita Carolin, daughter of Hereditary Prince Kraft and Hereditary Princess Carolin zu Hohenlohe-Oehringen at the Heilbronner Gesundbrunnen Hospital in Heilbronn, Germany. 6 February Birth of Abdullah, son of Sheikh Khalid bin Hamad […]

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Births 2014

Last modified: 7 December 2019 Births and christenings in reigning and non-reigning royal houses of the year 2014. 17 January Birth of Mia Grace, daughter of Michael and Zara Tindall (Great Britain) at the Royal Gloucestershire Hospital, Gloucester, Great Britain. 18 January Birth of Edward Mbogo, son of Prince David Kintu Wasajji and Princess Marion […]

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Births 2010

Last modified: 7 December 2019 Births and christenings in reigning and non-reigning royal houses of the year 2010. 1 January Birth of Ida Magdalena Maria, daughter of Prince Alfonso and Princess Anna von Thurn und Taxis at Vienna, Austria. 5 January Birth of Alva Manuelle Maria Petra Yvonne, daughter of Prince Manuel and Princess Anna […]

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Births 2009

Last modified: 7 December 2019 Births and christenings in reigning and non-reigning royal houses of the year 2009. 9 January Birth of Franz Cosimo, son of Prince Alfred Paolo and Princess Alice von und zu Liechtenstein at the Sanatorium St. Leonhard at Graz, Austria. 12 January Birth of Lidia Walburga Maria, daughter of Count Alois […]

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Births 2008

Last modified: 7 December 2019 Births and christenings in reigning and non-reigning royal houses of the year 2008. 3 January Birth of Carina Anna Elisabeth, daughter of Count Wolfgang Manfred and Countess Bettina zu Castell- Rüdenhausen at München, Germany. 8 January Birth of Balthasar Marie Joseph Wunibald David Alois Philipp, son of Count Nikolaus and […]

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Births 2007

Last modified: 7 December 2019 Births and christenings in reigning and non-reigning royal houses of the year 2007. Births Date Name Parents Place January 3 Pedro Duke and Duchess of Noto (Two Siclies) January 5 Carlos Alfonso Maria Alejandro Hugo Albrecht Leopoldo Hereditary Prince Carlos zu Hohenlohe- Jagstberg and Maria Dolores Lloret Fernandez Malaga, Spain […]

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The birth of another Princess – Beatrix had prefered a brother

On Tuesday 18 February 1947 at 2.24am a little princess was born at the Soestdijk Palace in Baarn, The Netherlands. Later that day her father Prince Bernhard told in a radio progarmme that Princess Juliana was doing fine. Apparently both grandmothers – Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands and Princess Armgard zur Lippe-Biesterfeld – were present. […]

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Births 2013

Last modified: 6 July 2019 Births and christenings in reigning and non-reigning royal houses of the year 2013. 5 January Christening of Prince Jaroslav Gérard Liutwin Benoît Marie Lobkowicz at the Notre-Dame d’Auteuil Church, Paris, France. 13 January Birth of Anna-Catharina Sophie, daughter of Daniel Prinz von Sachsen and Sandra Prinzessin von Sachsen, at the […]

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The private christenings of the British royals

In contrast to some other monarchies the christenings of the British royals are rather private occasions. They often taken place in royal chapels or even in the palaces and are small, intimate ceremonies with few guests. When possible photographers like to take pictures of the arrival and departure of the parents with their child and […]

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Births 2016

Last modified: 3 November 2018 Births and christenings in reigning and non-reigning royal houses of the year 2016. 16 January Birth of Isabella Alexandra May, daughter of Lord and Lady Frederick Windsor (Great Britain) at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, Great Britain. 1 February Birth of Talal, son of Prince Rashid bin Hassan of […]

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