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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New royal and noble books – November 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 GREECE Author: Karin Feuerstein-Praßer. Title: Alice von Battenberg. Die Schwiegermutter der Queen (Alice von Battenberg. The mother-in-law of the Queen). Publication: 2 November 2020 by Piper Verlag. Language: German. SPAIN Author: […]

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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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