Happy Birthday to Her Majesty Margareta, Custodian of the Crown of Romania, who turns 70 today! The Head of the Romanian Royal Family, Her Majesty has an increasingly semi-official role in the Romanian Republic and is present at a plethora of royal events. Part of the Royal Family’s increasing role in Romania is the distribution of Orders to Romanian and Foreign Citizens for extraordinary contributions to society. To mark the birthday of their Sovereign, we are taking a look at the Romanian Royal Orders- Continue reading
Happy Birthday to Prince Hans Adam II of Liechtenstein, who turns 74 today! Unlike most other reigning and former Monarchies, the small Alpine Principality doesn’t have a large and illustrious Honours system, but to mark their Prince’s birthday, we are taking a look at Liechtenstein’s Royal Order! Continue reading
Happy Birthday to King Abdullah II of Jordan, who turns 57 today! Unlike many other Middle Eastern Monarchies, Jordan has a vast Honours System with which they reward citizens and honour foreign dignitaries, which are awarded by the King. To mark his birthday, we are taking a look at the Jordanian Royal Orders! Continue reading
Happy Birthday to Archduke Karl von Habsburg, who turns 58 today! The Grandson of the last Emperor and Empress of Austria-Hungary, and the Head of the House of Habsburg-Lorraine, Archduke Karl is the Sovereign of the Dynastic Orders of the former Holy Roman Empire, Austria and Hungary, which we are featuring today. Continue reading
Happy Birthday to King Maha Vajiralongkorn of Thailand, who turns 66 today! The only son of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, he succeeded to the Thai Throne in 2016, after his father’s reign of over 70 years. In honour of his birthday, we are taking a look at the Thai Royal Orders- Continue reading
Happy Birthday to Tsar Simeon of Bulgaria, who turns 81 today! As many other deposed Royal Families do, the Bulgarians continue to wear some orders that were awarded by the Monarch up to 1946, when the monarchy in Bulgaria was abolished. Today we take a look at the ones we see the most!
This article has been written by fellow Royal Watcher and a twitter friend, Gabriel Aquino, who has also written about the Dutch Royal Orders, Swedish Royal Orders, and Greek Royal Orders. Continue reading