New royal and noble books – February 2020

For more new books about royalty see: History of Royal Women Rosvall Royal Books Royal Book News The World of Royalty Van Hoogstraten Online FRANCE Author: Sophie Brouquet. Title: Capétiennes – Les reines de France au Moyen Âge (Xe-XIVe siècles) (Capétiennes – The queens of France in the Middle Ages (10th-14th centuries)) Publication: 18 February […]

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The monarchs: How royal are they? – Great Britain

Recently we had an interesting discussion on Twitter about the royal ancestry of our royals. How royal is their background? The biggest question is: what is royalty? Most genealogists would settle on (non-)reigning royal families. I thought it would be interesting to post the ancestors of the present monarchs back to their great-great-grandparents, that most […]

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Arabian Nights in Davos – World Economic Forum

From 22 to 25 January 2019 the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting took place in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland. This year’s theme was: Globalization 4.0: Shaping a Global Architecture in the Age of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Some 2,500 Leaders from all over the world participate: government leaders, top executives, leaders of international organizations and non-governmental organizations. […]

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13 December 1967 – King Constantine II of Greece goes into Exile

On 6 March 1964 King Pavlos I of Greece died aged 63. His only son, Constantine II, became the new King of Greece. The 23-year-old king was good looking, rather popular, sportive and in 1960 had won a gold medal at the Olympic Games in Rome, Italy. On the other hand Constantine was too young […]

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