Prince Rainier III of Monaco

Prince Rainier III of Monaco Prince Rainier III of Monaco was Sovereign Prince from 1949 until his death in 2005. He was born Prince Rainier Louis Henri Maxence Bertrand Grimaldi on May 31, 1923 at the Prince’s Palace in Monaco. He was the second child, and only son, of Princess Charlotte of Monaco (illegitimate and […]

Who Knew?

Who Knew? Articles A Full House in Belgium… Beam Me Up… Abdullah? Born on the Fourth of July Dining With The Royals Europe’s ‘Her Majesty Club’ Europe’s ‘HIS Majesty Club’ Fort Belvedere, Windsor Great Park From The Royal Box to the Service Box His Serene Highness The Mayor “I Name This Ship…” King Leopold’s Beard […]

Queen Victoria’s Children and Grandchildren

QUEEN VICTORIA OF THE UNITED KINGDOM (1819-1901) MARRIED (1840) PRINCE ALBERT OF SAXE-COBURG AND GOTHA (1819-1861) Queen Victoria and Prince Albert had nine children and 42 grandchildren. Their grandchildren sat upon the thrones of Germany/Prussia, Greece, Norway, Romania, Russia, Spain, and the United Kingdom as monarchs or consorts. Today Victoria and Albert’s descendants include the […]

Royal Birthdays & Anniversaries: January 25 – January 31

37th birthday of Charlene Lynette Wittstock, wife of Prince Albert II of Monaco; born in Bulawayo, Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) on January 25, 1978 Unofficial Royalty: Princess Charlene of Monaco ********************************************************************* 65th birthday of King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain; born in Riffa, Bahrain on January 28, 1950 Unofficial Royalty: King Hamad bin Isa […]

Johan Martin Ferner, husband of Princess Astrid of Norway, has died

It was announced today, January 24, 2015, that Mr Johan Martin Ferner, the husband of Princess Astrid of Norway, has passed away this morning at 5:25am in Oslo.  He was 87 years old.  He and Princess Astrid were married in 1961 and have five children. King Harald of Norway released the following statement: “It is […]