King Carl XVI Gustaf’s Golden Jubilee Schedule

The Swedish Royal Court has announced the schedule for King Carl XVI Gustaf’s Golden Jubilee Celebrations throughout the year of 2023, alongside unveiling the anniversary logo designed by Elis Nyström. King Carl XVI Gustaf is the longest reigning King in Swedish History and the first Swedish Monarch to celebrate a Golden Jubilee, though his cousin, Queen Margrethe II of Denmark celebrated her Golden Jubilee this year. The Jubilee will also be marked with events in several places throughout the country, with a number of interviews, TV documentaries and book releases about the King’s life and reign.

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Prince Joachim of Denmark’s Children lose Princely Titles

The Danish Royal Court has released a Statement that from next year, the four children of Prince Joachim of Denmark, younger son of Queen Margrethe II, can only use their titles of Count and Countess of Monpezat, as their previous titles as Prince and Princess of Denmark will lapse. Thus, Prince Nikolai, Prince Felix, Prince Henrik, and Princess Athena will be titled Counts/Countess of Monpezat. The decision comes after Queen Margrethe’s Golden Jubilee Celebrations this month.  Continue reading

Today in Royal History | September 28

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The Birth of Queen Amélie of Portugal in 1865

[Diamond Tiara | Portuguese Emerald Tiara | Portuguese Star Tiara | Portuguese Royal Tiaras]

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Royal Premiere of ‘No Time To Die in 2021

Monte-Carlo Gala for the Global Ocean in 2017

Royal Vacation in Corfu in 1966

The Thai State Visit to Italy in 1960

Royal Holiday at Balmoral in 1952

The Queen at Balmoral in 1952

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I was in Buckingham Palace when the Queen died 

When I was planning this month’s articles at the end of last month, I had set aside today to feature my thoughts on the ‘Platinum Jubilee: The Queen’s Accession’ Display at Buckingham Palace, which I was due to visit during my visit to London in September enroute to Denmark to cover Queen Margrethe’s Golden Jubilee Celebrations, though never could I have guessed that I would be inside the Palace when Queen Elizabeth II passed away. 

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Today in Royal History | September 27

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The 26th Birthday of Princess Iman bint Abdullah of Jordan

The Death of Prince Felix Yusupov in 1967

The Birth of Prince Amedeo of Savoy, Duke of Aosta in 1943

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Monte-Carlo Gala for the Global Ocean 2019

The Reburial of Tsarina Maria Feodorovna of Russia in 2006

The Japanese State Visit to Thailand in 1991

Christening of Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden in 1977

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Portuguese Crown Jewels at the Royal Treasury Museum

In the month of June, the Portuguese Royal Treasure Museum finally opened its doors after years of waiting. The city of Lisbon now has a new cultural sight which is housed in one of the largest safes in the world, divided by 3 floors and equipped with a sophisticated security system. It gives permanent display to a unique collection of important heritage value, with over one thousand pieces, comprising jewellery, insignia, decorations, coins, and pieces of civil and religious gold-smithery, and so assistant editor, David Rato, has written about the splendid exhibition after his visit! Continue reading

Today in Royal History | September 26

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The 22nd Birthday of Princess Salma bint Abdullah of Jordan

The Death of Princess Anne of Denmark in 1980

[Diamond Tiara | Turquoise Star Tiara | Garnet Kokoshnik Tiara]

The Birth of King Christian X of Denmark in 1870

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The Wedding of Prince Frederick Alexander von Preussen and the Hon. Antalya Nall-Cain in 2020

The Wedding of Countess Vittoria von Waldburg zu Wolfegg und Waldsee and Dr. Ferdinand Lovrek in 2020

The Wedding of Flora Ogilvy and Timothy Vesterberg in 2020

The Wedding of Prince Antônio of Orléans-Bragança Orléans-Braganza and Princess Christine de Ligne in 1981

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Screening of ‘David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet’ at Kensington Palace in 2020

Princess Beatrice engaged to Count Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi in 2019

Monte-Carlo Gala for the Global Ocean in 2018

Heroes Memorial Day Dinner at Fredensborg Palace in 2017

The Belgian State Visit to Spain in 1978

Queen at Balmoral in 1976

The Greek Royal Family return to Greece in 1946

Royal Holiday at Balmoral in 1932

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