Queen Silvia and Princess Lillian chat with Mexican President, 1980

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Wedding of King Frederik and Queen Ingrid of Denmark

Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark married Princess Ingrid of Sweden on this day in 1935 in Stockholm. The wedding between the Crown Prince of Denmark and the daughter of the Crown Prince of Sweden was not just a political alliance, but also a love match. They succeeded to the Danish Throne in 1947. The couple had three daughters, Queen Margrethe of Denmark, Princess Bendikte of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg, and Queen Anne Marie of Greece, and remained happily married until his death in 1972. Queen Ingrid died in 2000. Take a look below at some pictures from their wedding- Continue reading

Wedding of Crown Prince Felipe and Letizia Ortiz

Happy Anniversary to King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain, who got married on this day in 2004. The wedding between the then Crown Prince Felipe and journalist Letizia Ortiz was a big surprise since their relationship wasn’t public before their engagement was announced. The couple have two daughters, the Princess of Asturias and Infanta Sofia, and succeeded to the Spanish Throne in 2014, after the abdication of his father, King Juan Carlos. Take a look below at scenes from their wedding- Continue reading