August 12: Today in Royal History

King Christian III of Denmark; Credit – Wikipedia

August 12, 1503 – Birth of King Christian III of Denmark at Gottorp Castle in Schleswig, Schleswig-Holstein (now in Germany)
Wikipedia: King Christian III of Denmark

August 12, 1515 – Wedding of King Christian II of Denmark and Isabella of Austria
Wikipedia: King Christian II of Denmark
Wikipedia: Isabella of Austria

August 12, 1762 – Birth of King George IV of the United Kingdom at St. James’s Palace in London, England
Unofficial Royalty: King George IV of the United Kingdom

August 12, 1872 – Birth of Princess Marie Louise of Schleswig-Holstein, granddaughter of Queen Victoria, at Cumberland Lodge in Windsor, England
Unofficial Royalty: Princess Marie Louise of Schleswig-Holstein

August 12, 1904 – Birth of Tsarevich Alexei, son of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia
Wikipedia: Tsarevich Alexei of Russia

August 12, 1932 – Birth of Queen Sirikit of Thailand, widow of King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand; born at the home of Lord Vongsanuprabhand, her maternal grandfather, in Bangkok, Thailand
Unofficial Royalty: Queen Sirikit of Thailand

August 12, 2000 – Birth of Prince Achileas-Andreas of Greece, son of Crown Prince Pavlos of Greece

August 12, 2013 – Death of Prince Friso of Orange-Nassau, son of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands
Unofficial Royalty: Prince Friso of Orange-Nassau