Amerongen Castle – Help the Kaiser is coming!

On 11 November 1918 the armistice was signed between the Allies and Germany at Compiègne, France. Two days earlier Margrave Max von Baden, who was the Chancellor, announced the abdication of Kaiser Wilhelm II, who fled the country He officially only abdicated on 28 November 2018 at Amerongen Castle. The monarchy and the German Empire […]

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New Royal and Noble Books – May 2018

For more new books about royalty see: History of Royal Women Royal Book News The World of Royalty Van Hoogstraten Online   CASTLES Author: Stiftung Preußische Schlösser und Gärten ed. Title: Künstliche Grotten des 18. und 19. Jahrhunderts in den preußischen Königsschlössern (Artificial caves of the 18th and 19th centuries in the Prussian Royal Palaces). […]

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New Royal and Noble Books – March 2018

For more new books about royalty see: History of Royal Women Royal Book News The World of Royalty Van Hoogstraten Online   FRANCE Author: James Naus. Title: Constructing Kingship. The Capetian monarchs of France and the early Crusades. Published: March 2018 by Manchester University Press. Language: English. FRANCE Author: Françoise Surcouf. Title: Histoire secrète des […]

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New Royal and Noble Books – January 2018

For more new books about royalty see: History of Royal Women Royal Book News The World of Royalty Van Hoogstraten Online   AUSTRIA Author: Jean-Paul Bled. Title: Sophie de Habsbourg. L’impératrice de l’ombre (Sophie of Habsburg. The Empress in the Shadow). Published: 25 January 2018 by Perrin. Language: French. BAVARIA (GENEALOGY) Author: Elli and Edwin […]

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The Summer Residence of Queen Consort Sophie Charlotte of Prussia

When visiting Berlin and surroundings you easily miss something, as there is so much to visit. Potsdam (two parks with palaces), Rheinsberg, Schönhausen, but also Berlin itself has its palaces. The most known is probably the Charlottenburg Palace in Berlin-Charlottenburg, the biggest and most important palace in the city. It was one of the most […]

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Viktoria Luise got married to her Ferdinand in Amorbach (2)

Many royals and nobles came to Amorbach, Germany, for the wedding of Hereditary Prince Ferdinand zu Leiningen and Princess Viktoria Luise of Prussia on 16 September 2017. Outside the church were tens of onlookers, including several of my royalty friends. There were also several representatives of the media. Fences and security people were used to […]

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Royal Twins

On 15 May the Luxembourg twins Prince Jean and Princess Margaretha, nowadays Princess of Liechtenstein, celebrate their 60th birthday. I was so lucky to be able to take a photo of them together after the wedding of their niece Archduchess Marie-Christine of Austria in Mechelen (Malines), Belgium, on 6 December 2008. But they’re certainly not […]

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