Category Archives: Birthdays and Wedding Anniversaries

Royal Birthdays & Wedding Anniversaries: March 26 – April 1

Photo Credit: http://www.albanianroyalcourt.al

35th birthday of Prince Leka of the Albanians, only child of the late Crown Prince Leka and head of the House of Zogu; born at the Sandton Clinic in Johannesburg, South Africa on March 26, 1982
Wikipedia: Prince Leka of Albania

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12th birthday of Countess Luana of Orange-Nassau, daughter of Prince Friso of Orange-Nassau; born in London, England on March 26, 2005
Wikipedia: Countess Luana van Oranje-Nassau

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Prince Hamzah of Jordan; Photo Credit – http://www.princehamzah.jo

37th birthday of Prince Hamzah of Jordan, son of King Hussein of Jordan and his fourth wife Queen Noor, in Amman, Jordan on March 29, 1980
Unofficial Royalty: Prince Hamzah bin Al Hussein of Jordan

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5th birthday of Isla Elizabeth Phillips, daughter of Peter Phillips, granddaughter of Anne, Princess Royal and great granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II; born at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital in Gloucester, England on March 29, 2012
Wikipedia: Isla Phillips

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Royal Birthdays & Anniversaries: March 19 – March 25

Prince Nikolaus of Liechtenstein and Princess Margaretha of Luxembourg; Photo Credit – orderofsplendor.blogspot.com

35th wedding anniversary of Prince Nikolaus of Liechtenstein and Princess Margaretha of Luxembourg; married at Notre Dame Cathedral in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg on March 20, 1982
Unofficial Royalty: Prince Nikolaus of Liechtenstein
Unofficial Royalty: Princess Margaretha of Luxembourg

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Princess Claire of Luxembourg; Photo Credit – photo: © Cour grand-ducale/collection privée

32nd birthday of Princess Claire of Luxembourg, wife of Prince Félix of Luxembourg, born Claire Margareta Lademacher in Filderstadt, Germany on March 21, 1985
Unofficial Royalty: Princess Claire of Luxembourg

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King Mohammed VI of Morocco and Salma Bennani; Photo Credit – main.stylelist.com

15th wedding anniversary of King Mohammed VI of Morocco and Salma Bennani; married at the Dar al-Makhzin Royal Palace in Rabat, Morocco on March 21, 2002
Unofficial Royalty: King Mohammed VI of Morocco
Unofficial Royalty: Salma Bennani, Princess Lalla Salma of Morocco

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13th birthday of Count Claus-Casimir of Orange-Nassau, son of Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands; on March 21, 2004
Wikipedia: Count Claus-Casimir of Orange-Nassau

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Marie Teresa, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg; Photo Credit – www.zimbio.com

61st birthday of Maria Teresa Mestre y Batista, wife of Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg; born in Havana, Cuba on March 22, 1956
Unofficial Royalty: Maria Teresa Mestre y Batista, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg

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Princess Eugenie of York; Photo Credit – www.zimbio.com

27th birthday of Princess Eugenie of York, granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom; born at Portland Hospital in London, England on March 23, 1990
Unofficial Royalty: Princess Eugenie of York

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Royal Birthdays & Wedding Anniversaries: March 12 – March 18

With his parents and brother, 2nd from the right; Photo Credit – www.monarchie.lu

11th birthday of Prince Gabriel of Nassau, son of Prince Louis of Luxembourg; born at the Clinic des Grangettes in Geneva, Switzerland on March 12, 2006
Wikipedia: Prince Gabriel of Nassau

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Prince Albert II of Monaco; Photo Credit – www.zimbio.com

59th birthday of Prince Albert II of Monaco; born at the Prince’s Palace in Monaco on March 14, 1958
Unofficial Royalty: Prince Albert II of Monaco

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Prince Constantin of Liechtenstein

45th birthday of Prince Constantin of Liechtenstein, son of Prince Hans-Adam II of Liechtenstein; born in St. Gallen, Switzerland on March 15, 1972
Unofficial Royalty: Prince Constantin of Liechtenstein

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Prince Jean of Luxembourg and Diane De Guerre; Photo Credit – royalementblog.blogspot.com

8th wedding anniversary of Prince Jean of Luxembourg (2nd marriage) and Diane De Guerre; married at the city hall in Roermond, The Netherlands on March 18, 2009
Unofficial Royalty: Prince Jean of Luxembourg

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Royal Birthdays and Anniversaries: March 5 – March 11

 

Princess Takako of Japan and Hisanaga Shimazu; Photo Credit – www.bbc.uk.co

57th wedding anniversary of Princess Takako of Japan (known as Mrs. Shimazu Hisanaga after her marriage), sister of Emperor Akihito and daughter of Emperor Hirohito, and Shimazu Hisanaga; married at the Korin Mansion in Tokyo, Japan on March 10, 1960
Wikipedia: Takako Shimazu

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Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex; Photo Credit – www.zimbio.com

53rd birthday of Prince Edward (The Earl of Wessex); born at Buckingham Palace in London, England on March 10, 1964
Unofficial Royalty: Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex

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Royal Birthdays & Anniversaries: February 26 – March 4

Prince Ernst of Hanover; Photo Credit – www.telegraph.co.uk

63rd birthday of Prince Ernst Augustus of Hanover; born in Hanover, Germany on February 26, 1954
Full name: Ernst Augustus Albert Paul Otto Rupprecht Oskar Berthold Friedrich-Ferdinand Christian Ludwig
Ernst is the senior direct male line descendant of King George III of the United Kingdom.  He is descended from George III’s son, Ernest, Duke of Cumberland, who became King of Hanover (due to the Salic Law) following the death of King William IV.

George III > Ernest Augustus, Duke of Cumberland, King of Hanover > George, King of Hanover > Ernst Augustus, Duke of Cumberland (married Princess Thyra of Denmark, sister of Queen Alexandra of UK, Empress Marie Feodorovna of Russia and King George I of Greece) > Ernst Augustus, Duke of Brunswick-Luneberg (married Viktoria Luise, only daughter of Kaiser Wilhelm II) > Ernst Augustus, Duke of Brunswick-Luneberg > Ernst Augustus, Prince of Hanover
Wikipedia: Prince Ernst Augustus of Hanover

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Princess Lalla Khadija of Morocco; Photo Credit – http://www.map.ma

10th birthday of Princess Lalla Khadija of Morocco, daughter of King Mohammed VI of Morocco; born at the Royal Palace in Rabat, Morocco on February 28, 2007
Wikipedia: Princess Lalla Khadija of Morocco

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James Ogilvy and his wife; Photo Credit – www.zimbio.com

53rd birthday of James Ogilvy, son of Princess Alexandra of Kent; born at the Thatched House Lodge in Richmond Park, Surrey, England on February 29, 1964
Full name: James Robert Bruce
Wikipedia: James Ogilvy

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62nd birthday of Timothy Laurence, second husband of Anne, Princess Royal; born in Camberwell, London, England on March 1, 1955
Full name: Timothy James Hamilton
Unofficial Royalty: Timothy Laurence

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47th birthday of The Honorable Serena Alleyne Stanhope, wife of David Armstrong-Jones, 2nd Earl of Snowdon (son of Princess Margaret); born in Limerick, Ireland on March 1, 1970
Wikipedia: Serena Stanhope

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37th birthday of Lady Rose Windsor Gilman, daughter of Richard, HRH The Duke of Gloucester; born at St. Mary’s Hospital in Paddington, London, England on March 1, 1980
Full name: Rose Victoria Birgitte Louise

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78th birthday of Princess Takako of Japan; born at the Tokyo Imperial Palace in Tokyo, Japan on March 2, 1939
Princess Takako is the youngest sister of Emperor Akihito. She lost her rank and imperial title when she married Mr. Hisanaga Shimazu . She is now known as Mrs. Hisanaga Shimazu.
Wikipedia: Takako Shimazu

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Prince Oscar of Sweden, son of Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden; born at Karolinska Hospital in Solna, Sweden on March 2, 2016
Full Name: Oscar Carl Olof
Unofficial Royalty: Prince Oscar, Duke of Skåne

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Royal Birthdays & Anniversaries: February 19 – February 25

Prince Andrew, Duke of York; Photo Credit – Wikipedia

57th birth of Prince Andrew, Duke of York, son of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom; born at Buckingham Palace on February 19, 1960
Full name: Andrew Albert Christian Edward
Unofficial Royalty: Prince Andrew, Duke of York

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3rd birthday of Princess Leonore of Sweden, Duchess of Gotland; born at Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York City on February 20, 2014
Full name: Leonore Lilian Maria
Unofficial Royalty: Princess Leonore of Sweden

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King Harald V of Norway; Photo Credit – www.zimbio.com

80th birthday of King Harald V of Norway; born at the Crown Prince Residence at Skaugum, Asker, Norway on February 21, 1937
Unofficial Royalty: King Harald V of Norway

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Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, Dragon King of Bhutan; Photo Credit – www.indiatimes.com

37th birthday of Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, Dragon King of Bhutan; born at Dechencholing Palace in Thimphu, Bhutan on February 21, 1980
Unofficial Royalty: King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck

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Prince Amedeo of Belgium, Archduke of Austria-Este; Photo Credit – www.businessinsider.com

31st birthday of Prince Amedeo of Belgium, Archduke of Austria-Este, son of Princess Astrid of Belgium; born at the University Clinic St. Luc in Woluwe-St-Lambert, Belgium on February 21, 1986
Full name: Amedeo Marie Joseph Carl Pierre Philippe Paola Marcus d’Aviano
Wikipedia: Prince Amedeo of Belgium, Archduke of Austria-Este

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Katharine, Duchess of Kent; Photo Credit – Wikipedia

84th birthday of Katharine Worsley, wife of Prince Edward, Duke of Kent; born at Hovingham Hall in Yorkshire, England on February 22, 1933
Full name: Katharine Lucy Mary
Unofficial Royalty: Katharine, Duchess of Kent

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Crown Prince Naruhito of Japan; Photo Credit – www.zimbio.com

57th birthday of Crown Prince Naruhito of Japan; born at Togu Palace in Tokyo, Japan on February 23, 1960
Unofficial Royalty: Crown Prince Naruhito of Japan

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5th birthday of Princess Estelle of Sweden, daughter of Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden; born at the Karolinska University Hospital in Solna, Sweden on February 23, 2012
Full name: Estelle Silvia Ewa Mary
Unofficial Royalty: Princess Estelle of Sweden

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Royal Birthdays & Anniversaries: February 12 – February 18

Princess Alia bint Al Hussein of Jordan; Photo Credit – www.smh.com.au

61st birthday of Princess Alia bint Al Hussein of Jordan, daughter of King Hussein of Jordan and his first wife Princess Dina Al Hussein; born in Jordan on February 13, 1956
Wikipedia: Princess Alia bint Al Hussein

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Prince Hans-Adam II of Liechtenstein; Photo Credit – www.zimbio.com

72nd birthday of Prince Hans-Adam II of Liechtenstein; born in Zurich, Switzerland on February 14, 1945
Full name: Johannes Adam Ferdinand Alois Josef Maria Marko d’Aviano Pius
Unofficial Royalty: Prince Hans-Adam II of Liechtenstein

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Henri of Luxembourg and Maria Teresa Mestre y Batista; Photo Credit – www.monarchie.lu

36th wedding anniversary of Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg and Maria Teresa Mestre y Batista; married at the Notre Dame Cathedral in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg on February 14, 1981
Unofficial Royalty: Henri of Luxembourg
Unofficial Royalty: Maria Teresa Mestre y Batista
Unofficial Royalty: Wedding of Henri, Hereditary Grand Duke of Luxembourg and Maria Teresa Mestre y Batista

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Princess Alexandra of Luxembourg; Photo Credit – www.zimbio.com

26th birthday of Princess Alexandra of Luxembourg, daughter of Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg; born at the Grand Duchess Charlotte Maternity Hospital in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg on February 16, 1991
Full name: Alexandra Joséphine Teresa Charlotte Marie Wilhelmine
Unofficial Royalty: Princess Alexandra of Luxembourg

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Princess Marie-Astrid of Luxembourg; Photo Credit – www.zimbio.com

63rd birthday of Princess Marie-Astrid of Luxembourg, daughter of Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg, sister of Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg, and wife of Archduke Carl Christian of Austria; born at Castle Betzdorf in Luxembourg, on February 17, 1954
Full name: Marie-Astrid Charlotte Léopoldine Wilhelmine Ingeborg Antoinette Elisabeth Anna Alberta
Unofficial Royalty: Marie-Astrid of Luxembourg

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Princess Christina of the Netherlands with her son Bernardo Guillermo; Photo Credit -www.zimbio.com

70th birth of Princess Christina of the Netherlands, daughter of Queen Juliana; born at Soestdijk Palace in the Netherlands on February 18, 1947
Full Name: Maria Christina
Unofficial Royalty: Princess Christina of the Netherlands

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Stéphanie, Hereditary Grand Duchess of Luxembourg; Photo Credit – www.zimbio.com

33rd birth of Countess Stéphanie de Lannoy, wife of Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duke of Luxembourg; born in Ronse, Flanders, Belgium on February 18, 1984
Unofficial Royalty: Stéphanie, Hereditary Grand Duchess of Luxembourg

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Royal Birthdays & Anniversaries: February 5 – February 11

Princess of Denmark; Photo Credit – www.zimbio.com

45th birthday of Mary Elizabeth Donaldson, wife of Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark; born in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia on February 5, 1972
Unofficial Royalty: Mary, Crown Princess of Denmark

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Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck, Crown Prince of Bhutan; Photo Credit – Royal Office for Media, Bhutan

1st birthday of Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck, Crown Prince of Bhutan, son Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, King of Bhutan, born at the Lingkana Palace in Thimphu, Bhutan on February 5, 2016
Wikipedia: Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck

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Princess Marie-Astrid of Luxembourg and Archduke Carl Christian of Austria; Photo Credit – members.boardhost.com

35th wedding anniversary of Princess Marie-Astrid of Luxembourg and Archduke Carl Christian of Austria; married at the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg on February 6, 1982
Unofficial Royalty: Marie-Astrid of Luxembourg
Unofficial Royalty: Carl Christian of Austria

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Princess Louise of Belgium; Photo by Danny Gys/Reporters/ABACAPRESS.COM | 526625_005 Bruxelles Brussels Belgique Belgium

13th birthday of Princess Louise of Belgium, daughter of Prince Laurent of Belgium; born at the Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc in Woluwe-Saint-Lambert, Belgium on February 6, 2004
Full name: Louise Sophie Mary
Wikipedia: Louise of Belgium

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Princess Raiyah Bint Al-Hussein of Jordan; Photo Credit – newshopper.sulekha.com

31st birthday of Princess Raiyah Bint Al-Hussein of Jordan, daughter of King Hussein of Jordan and his fourth wife Queen Noor; born in Amman, Jordan on February 9, 1986
Wikipedia: Princess Raiyah Bint Al-Hussein of Jordan

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Princess Astrid of Norway; Photo Credit – www.zimbio.com

85th birthday of Princess Astrid of Norway, daughter of King Olav V of Norway and sister of King Harald V of Norway; born at Villa Solbakken in Oslo, Norway on February 12, 1932
Unofficial Royalty: Princess Astrid of Norway

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Royal Birthdays & Anniversaries: January 29 – February 4

Prince Maximilian of Liechtenstein and Angela Brown; Photo Credit – royalcorrespondent.com

17th wedding anniversary of Prince Maximilian of Liechtenstein and Angela Brown; married civilly in Vaduz, Liechtenstein on January 21, 2000 and religiously in New York City at St. Vincent Ferrer Church on January 29, 2000
Unofficial Royalty: Prince Maximilian of Liechtenstein
Wikipedia: Angela Brown

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55th birthday of King Abdullah II of Jordan; born in Amman, Jordan on January 30, 1962
Unofficial Royalty: King Abdullah II of Jordan

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King Felipe VI of Spain; Photo Credit – www.zimbio.com

49th birthday of King Felipe VI of Spain; born in Madrid, Spain on January 30, 1968
Full name: Felipe Juan Pablo Alfonso de Todos los Santos de Borbón y de Grecia
Unofficial Royalty: King Felipe VI of Spain

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12th birthday of Prince Hashem of Jordan, son of King Abdullah II of Jordan; born in Amman, Jordan on January 30, 2005
Wikipedia: Prince Hashem of Jordan

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Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands; Photo Credit – www.zimbio.com

79th birthday of Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands; born at Soestdijk Palace in Baarn, Netherlands on January 31, 1938
Full name: Beatrix Wilhelmina Armgard
Unofficial Royalty: Beatrix of the Netherlands

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Princess Stephanie of Monaco; Photo Credit – www.zimbio.com

52nd birthday of Princess Stephanie of Monaco; born at the Prince’s Palace in Monaco on February 1, 1965
Full name: Stephanie Marie Elisabeth
Unofficial Royalty: Princess Stephanie of Monaco

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Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands and Maxima Zorreguieta; Photo Credit – www.hellomagazine.com

15th wedding anniversary of King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands and Maxima Zorreguieta; married civilly at the Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam, Netherlands and religiously at the Nieuwe Kerk in Amsterdam, Netherlands on February 2, 2002
Unofficial Royalty: King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands
Unofficial Royalty: Queen Maxima

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Princess Angela of Liechtenstein with her husband; Photo Credit – http://stjonesenterprises.com

 59th birthday of Angela Brown, wife of Prince Maximilian of Liechtenstein; born in Bocas del Toro, Panama on February 3, 1958
Wikipedia: Princess Angela of Liechtenstein

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Princess Marilène of Orange-Nassau with her husband Prince Maurits of Orange-Nassau; Photo Credit – www.zimbio.com

47th birthday of Marilène van den Broek, wife of Prince Maurits of Orange-Nassau; born in Dieren, Rheden in the Netherlands on February 4, 1970
Full name: Marie-Helène Angela
Wikipedia: Marilène of Orange-Nassau

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Royal Birthdays & Anniversaries: January 22 – January 28

Princess Caroline of Monaco; Photo Credit – www.zimbio.com

60th birthday of Princess Caroline of Monaco; born at the Prince’s Palace in Monaco on January 23, 1957
Full name: Caroline Louise Marguerite
Unofficial Royalty: Princess Caroline of Monaco

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Princess Caroline of Monaco and Prince Ernst Augustus of Hanover; Photo Credit – orderofsplendor.blogspot.com

18th wedding anniversary of Princess Caroline of Monaco and Prince Ernst Augustus of Hanover; married civilly at the Prince’s Palace in Monaco on January 23, 1999
Unofficial Royalty: Princess Caroline of Monaco
Wikipedia: Prince Ernst Augustus of Hanover

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5th birthday of Princess Athena of Denmark, daughter of Prince Joachim of Denmark; born at the Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen, Denmark on January 24, 2012
Full name: Athena Marguerite Françoise Marie
Unofficial Royalty: Princess Athena of Denmark

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Princess Charlene of Monaco; Photo Credit – www.zimbio.com

39th 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

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King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain; Photo Credit- www.zimbio.com

67th birthday of King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain; born in Riffa, Bahrain on January 28, 1950
Unofficial Royalty: King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa

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