Category Archives: Birthdays and Wedding Anniversaries

Royal Birthdays & Anniversaries: April 15 – April 21

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58th birthday of King Philippe of the Belgians; born at Château de Belvédère in Laeken, Brussels, Belgium on April 15, 1960
Full name: Philippe Léopold Louis Marie
Unofficial Royalty: King Philippe of the Belgians

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Queen Margrethe II of Denmark; Photo Credit – Wikipedia

78th birthday of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark; born at Amalienborg Palace in Copenhagen, Denmark on April 16, 1940
Full name: Margrethe Alexandrine Þórhildur Ingrid
Unofficial Royalty: Queen Margrethe II of Denmark

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Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg; Photo Credit – www.zimbio.com

63rd birthday of Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg; born at Betzdorf Castle in Betzdorf, Luxembourg on April 16, 1955
Full name: Henri Albert Gabriel Felix Marie Guillaume
Unofficial Royalty: Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg

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Prince Sébastien of Luxembourg with his sister Princess Alexandra, Photo Credit – www.zimbio.com

26th birthday of Prince Sébastien of Luxembourg, son of Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg; born at the Grand Duchess Charlotte Maternity Hospital in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg on April 16, 1992
Full name: Sébastien Henri Marie Guillaume
Unofficial Royalty: Prince Sébastien of Luxembourg

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10th birthday of Princess Eléonore of Belgium, daughter of King Philippe of the Belgians; born at the Erasmus Hospital in Anderlecht, Belgium on April 16, 2008
Full name: Eléonore Fabiola Victoria Anne Marie
Unofficial Royalty: Princess Eléonore of Belgium

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Prince Maurits of Orange-Nassau, Photo Credit: Wikipedia

50th birthday of Prince Maurits of Orange-Nassau, van Vollenhoven, son of Princess Margriet of the Netherlands; born in Utrecht, The Netherlands on April 17, 1968
Full name: Maurits Willem Pieter Hendrik
Wikipedia: Prince Maurits of Orange-Nassau

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Sayako Kuroda, Photo Credit – Wikipedia

49th birthday of Sayako Kuroda, daughter of Emperor Akihito; born Princess Sayako of Japan in Tokyo, Japan on April 18, 1969
At the time of Princess Sayako’s marriage in 2005, she left the Imperial Family and took the surname of her husband as required by Imperial Household Law.
Unofficial Royalty: Sayako Kuroda

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46th birthday of Princess Annette of Orange-Nassau, wife of Prince Bernhard of Orange-Nassau; born  Annette Sekrève in The Hague, The Netherlands on April 18, 1972
Unofficial Royalty: Princess Annette of Orange-Nassau

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King Mswati of Swaziland; Photo Credit – Wikipedia

50th birthday of King Mswati III of Swaziland; born at Raleigh Fitkin Memorial Hospital in Manzini, Swaziland on April 19, 1968
Unofficial Royalty: King Mswati III of Swaziland

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Prince Alexander of Sweden (being held by his father) with his parents at the christening of his brother Prince Gabriel

2nd birthday of Prince Alexander of Sweden, son of Prince Carl Philip of Sweden; born at Danderyd Hospital in Danderyd, Sweden on April 19, 2016
Full name: Alexander Erik Hubertus Bertil
Unofficial Royalty: Prince Alexander of Sweden, Duke of Södermanland

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Queen Elizabeth II; Photo Credit – Wikipedia

92nd birthday of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom; born at 17 Bruton Street, London W1, England on April 21, 1926
Full name: Elizabeth Alexandra Mary
Unofficial Royalty: Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom

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11th birthday of Princess Isabella of Denmark, daughter of Crown Prince Frederik; born at Copenhagen University Hospital on April 21, 2007
Full name: Isabella Henrietta Ingrid Margrethe
Unofficial Royalty: Princess Isabella of Denmark

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Royal Birthdays & Anniversaries: April 8 – April 14

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Leah Behn on the right with her grandmother Queen Sonja of Norway and her sister Emma

13th birthday of Leah Isadora Behn, daughter of Princess Märtha Louise of Norway; born at her parents’ summer home, Bloksbjerg in Hankø, Norway on April 8, 2005
Unofficial Royalty: Leah Behn (scroll down)

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63rd birthday of Princess Tomohito of Mikasa, widow of Prince Tomohito of Japan; born Aso Nobuko in Tokyo, Japan on April 9, 1955
Prince Tomohito, who died in 2012, was a first cousin of Emperor Akihito.
Wikipedia: Princess Tomohito of Mikasa

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13th wedding anniversary of Prince Charles and Camilla Parker-Bowles, married at the Guildhall in Windsor, England on April 9, 2005
Unofficial Royalty: Wedding of Charles, Prince of Wales and Camilla Parker-Bowles
Unofficial Royalty: Charles, Prince of Wales
Unofficial Royalty: Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall

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59th wedding anniversary of Emperor Akihito of Japan and Michiko Shōda; married at the Imperial Palace Shrine in Tokyo, Japan on April 10, 1959
Michiko Shōda was the first commoner to marry into the Imperial Family.
Unofficial Royalty: Emperor Akihito
Unofficial Royalty: Michiko Shōda

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Princess Tatjana with her mother, Princess Marie, 2014. photo: Exclusiv.li

45th birthday of Princess Tatjana of Liechtenstein, daughter of  Prince Hans-Adam II of Liechtenstein; born in St. Gallen, Switzerland on April 10, 1973
Full name: Tatjana Nora Maria
Unofficial Royalty: Princess Tatjana of Liechtenstein

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43rd birthday of Prince Floris of Orange-Nassau, son of Princess Margriet of the Netherlands; born in Nijmegen, the Netherlands on April 10, 1975
Full name: Floris Frederik Martijn
Wikipedia: Prince Floris of Orange-Nassau, van Vollenhoven

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14th wedding anniversary of Princess Haya of Jordan, daughter of King Hussein of Jordan, and Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Emir of Dubai; married at the al-Baraka Palace in Amman, Jordan on April 10, 2004
Unofficial Royalty: Princess Haya bint Al Hussein
Unofficial Royalty: Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Emir of Dubai

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Princess Ariane, Autumn 2016; Photo Credit – Jeroen van der Meyde, https://www.royal-house.nl

11th birthday of Princess Ariane of the Netherlands, daughter of King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands; born at Bronovo Hospital in The Hague, The Netherlands on April 10, 2007
Full name: Ariane Wilhelmina Máxima Inés
Unofficial Royalty: Princess Ariane of the Netherlands

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15th wedding anniversary of Prince Laurent of Belgium and Claire Coombs; married at the Cathedral of Saints Michael and Gudula in Brussels, Belgium on April 12, 2003
Unofficial Royalty: Prince Laurent of Belgium
Unofficial Royalty: Princess Claire of Belgium

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78th birthday of Princess Marie of Liechtenstein, wife of Prince Hans Adam II of Liechtenstein; born Countess Marie Aglaë Kinsky of Wchinitz und Tettau  in Prague, Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia (now the Czech Republic) on April 14, 1940
Unofficial Royalty: Marie, Princess of Liechtenstein

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Royal Birthdays & Anniversaries: April 1- April 7

Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn; Photo Credit: Wikipedia

63rd birthday of Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, daughter of King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand; born in Bangkok, Thailand on April 2, 1955
Unofficial Royalty: Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn

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67th birthday of Princess Ubolratana of Thailand, daughter of King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand; born at Mont Suisse Hospital in Lausanne, Switzerland on April 5, 1951
She relinquished her rank as princess in 1972 upon her marriage. Her son Bhumi Jensen was killed in the December 2004 tsunami.
Unofficial Royalty: Princess Ubolratana of Thailand

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Lord Frederick Windsor; Photo Credit – Zimbio

39th birthday of Lord Frederick Windsor, son of Prince Michael of Kent; born at St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington, London on April 6, 1979
Unofficial Royalty: Lord Frederick Windsor

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Royal Birthdays & Wedding Anniversaries: March 25 – March 31

Crown Princess Margareta Romania; Photo Credit – Wikipedia

69th birthday of Crown Princess Margareta of Romania, Custodian of the Romanian Crown, born in Lausanne, Switzerland on March 26, 1949 
Unofficial Royalty: Crown Princess Margareta of Romania

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

36th 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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13th 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

38th 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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6th 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 18 – March 24

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

9th 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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Prince Nikolaus of Liechtenstein and Princess Margaretha of Luxembourg; Photo Credit – orderofsplendor.blogspot.com

36th 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

33rd 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

16th 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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14th 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

62nd 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

28th 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 11- March 17

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

60th 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

46th 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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Royal Birthdays and Anniversaries: March 4 – March 10

 

1st birthday of Princess Adrienne of Sweden, daughter of Princess Madeleine of Sweden, born at Danderyd Hospital in Stockholm, Sweden on March 9, 2018
Unofficial Royalty: Princess Adrienne of Sweden

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

58th 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

54th 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 25 – March 3

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

64th 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

11th 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

54th 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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63rd 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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48th birthday of The Countess of Snowdon, wife of David Armstrong-Jones, 2nd Earl of Snowdon (son of Princess Margaret); born The Honorable Serena Alleyne Stanhope  in Limerick, Ireland on March 1, 1970
Wikipedia: Serena, Countess of Snowdon

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38th 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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79th 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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2nd birthday of 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 18 – February 24

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

71st birthday 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

34th birthday of Princess Stéphanie, Hereditary Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, wife of Prince Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duke of Luxembourg; born Countess Stéphanie de Lannoy in Ronse, Flanders, Belgium on February 18, 1984
Unofficial Royalty: Princess Stéphanie, Hereditary Grand Duchess of Luxembourg

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King Letsie III and Queen ‘Masenate Mohato Seeiso of Lesotho; Photo Credit – www.corbisimages.com

18th wedding anniversary of King Letsie III and Queen ‘Masenate Mohato Seeiso of Lesotho (born Anna Karabo Motsoeneng); married by Roman Catholic Archbishop Bernard Mohlalisi in the Lesotho capital city of Maseru at the national sports stadium with a crowd of 40,000 people watching on February 18, 2000
Unofficial Royalty: Letsie III, King of Lesotho
Wikipedia: Queen ‘Masenate Mohato Seeiso of Lesotho

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Prince Andrew, Duke of York; Photo Credit – Wikipedia

58th birthday 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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4th 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

81st 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

38th 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

32nd 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

85th birthday of The Duchess of Kent, wife of Prince Edward, The Duke of Kent; born Katharine Worsley 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

58th 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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6th 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 11 – February 17

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

86th 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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Princess Alia bint Al Hussein of Jordan; Photo Credit – www.smh.com.au

62nd 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

73rd 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

37th 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

27th 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

64th 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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