Category Archives: Birthdays and Wedding Anniversaries

Royal Birthdays & Anniversaries: January 21 – January 27

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14th birthday of Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway, daughter of Crown Prince Haakon of Norway; born at the Rikshospitalet University Hospital in Oslo, Norway on January 21, 2004

Unofficial Royalty: Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway

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

61st 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

19th 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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6th 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

40th birthday of Princess Charlene of Monaco, wife of Prince Albert II of Monaco; born Charlene Lynette Wittstock in Bulawayo, Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) on January 25, 1978
Unofficial Royalty: Princess Charlene of Monaco

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Royal Birthdays & Anniversaries: January 14 – January 20

Princess Michael of Kent; Photo Credit – www.zimbio.com

73rd birthday of Princess Michael of Kent, wife of Prince Michael of Kent, born Baroness Marie-Christine von Reibnitz in Karlsbad, Germany now Karlovy Vary in the Czech Republic on January 15, 1945
Full name: Marie-Christine Agnes Hedwig Ida
Unofficial Royalty: Princess Michael of Kent

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Iñaki Urdangarin, husband of Infanta Cristina of Spain; Photo Credit – www.zimbio.com

50th birthday of Iñaki Urdangarin y Liebaert, husband of Infanta Cristina of Spain; born in Zumarraga, Basque Country, Spain on January 15, 1968
Unofficial Royalty: Iñaki Urdangarin

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Princess Claire of Belgium, wife of Prince Laurent of Belgium; Photo Credit – www.zimbio.com

44th birthday of Princess Claire of Belgium, wife of Prince Laurent of Belgium; born Claire Louise Coombs in Bath, England on January 18, 1974
Unofficial Royalty: Princess Claire of Belgium

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Princess Margriet of the Netherlands; Photo Credit- Royall House of the Netherlands © RVD photo Jeroren van der Meyde

75th birthday of Princess Margriet of the Netherlands, daughter of Queen Juliana of the Netherlands; born at the Ottawa Hospital in Ottawa, Canada on January 19, 1943
Full name: Margriet Francisca
Unofficial Royalty: Princess Margriet of the Netherlands

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Sophie, Countess of Wessex; Photo Credit – Wikipedia

53rd birthday of The Countess of Wessex, wife of Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex; born Sophie Rhys Jones at Radcliffe Infirmary in Oxford, England on January 20, 1965
Full name: Sophie Helen
Unofficial Royalty: Sophie, Countess of Wessex

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Queen Mathilde of the Belgians; Photo Credit – Wikipedia

45th birthday of Queen Mathilde of Belgium, wife of King Philippe of the Belgians, born  Mathilde d’Udekem d’Acoz in Uccle, Belgium on January 20, 1973
Full name: Mathilde Marie Christine Ghislaine
Unofficial Royalty: Queen Mathilde of Belgium

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Royal Birthdays & Anniversaries: January 7- January 13

7th birthday of Prince Vincent and Princess Josephine of Denmark, twin son and daughter of Crown Prince Frederik; born at the Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen, Denmark on January 8, 2011
Full Names: Vincent Frederik Minik Alexander and Josephine Sophia Ivalo Mathilda
Unofficial Royalty: Younger Children of Crown Prince Frederik

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Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge; Photo Credit – Wikipedia

36th birthday of The Duchess of Cambridge, wife of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge; born Catherine Elizabeth Middleton at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading, England on January 9, 1982
Unofficial Royalty: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge

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Princess Margriet of the Netherlands and Pieter van Vollenhoven; Photo Credit – orderofsplendor.blogspot.com

51st wedding anniversary of Princess Margriet of the Netherlands and Pieter van Vollenhoven; married on January 10, 1967, at the Grote of Sint-Jacobskerk in The Hague, Netherlands
Unofficial Royalty: Princess Margriet of the Netherlands
Wikipedia: Pieter van Vollenhoven

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Royal Birthdays & Anniversaries: December 31 – January 6

Carlos Morales Quintana with his wife Princess Alexia of Greece; Photo Credit – Wikipedia

47th birthday of Carlos Morales Quintana, husband of Princess Alexia of Greece; born in Lanzarote, Spain on December 31, 1970
Wikipedia: Carlos Morales Quintana

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Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg, Photo Credit – http://www.monarchie.lu/

97th birthday of Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg; born at Berg Castle in Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg on January 5, 1921
Full Name: Jean Benoit Guillaume Robert Antoine Louis Marie Adolphe Marc d’Aviano
Grand Duke Jean abdicated in 2000 in favor of his son Henri.
Unofficial Royalty: Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg

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King Juan Carlos of Spain; Photo Credit – Casa de S.M. el Rey / Borja Fotógrafos

80th birthday of King Juan Carlos of Spain; born in Rome, Italy on January 5, 1938
King Juan Carlos abdicated in favor of his son Felipe in 2014.
Full Name: Juan Carlos Alfonso Víctor María
Unofficial Royalty: King Juan Carlos of Spain

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Queen Margarita and her husband former Tsar Simeon II of Bulgaria; Photo Credit – http://www.zimbio.com

83rd birthday of Tsaritsa Margarita of Bulgaria, wife of former Tsar Simeon II of Bulgaria; born Margarita Gomez-Acebo y Cejuela in Madrid, Spain on January 6, 1935
Unofficial Royalty: Tsaritsa Margarita of Bulgaria

Royal Birthdays & Anniversaries: December 24 – December 30

 

81st birthday of Princess Alexandra of Kent; born at 3 Belgrave Square in London, England on December 25, 1936
Full name: Alexandra Helen Elizabeth Olga Christabel
Unofficial Royalty: Princess Alexandra

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Prince Bernhard of Orange-Nassau, Photo Credit – www.thepeerage.com

48th birthday of Prince Bernhard of Orange-Nassau, van Vollenhoven, son of Princess Margriet of the Netherlands; born in Nijmegen, Netherlands on December 25, 1969
Full name: Bernhard Lucas Emmanuel
Wikipedia: Prince Bernhard of Orange-Nassau

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Princess Kako of Japan, Photo Credit – www.japantimes.co.jp

23rd birthday of Princess Kako of Japan, daughter of Prince Akishino of Japan, granddaughter of Emperor Akihito of Japan; born in Tokyo, Japan on December 29, 1994
Unofficial Royalty: Princess Kako

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7th birthday of Savannah Phillips, daughter of Peter Phillips, granddaughter of Princess Anne, and first great-grandchild of Queen Elizabeth II; born at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital in Gloucester, England on December 29, 2010
Wikipedia: Savannah Phillips

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Royal Birthdays & Anniversaries: December 17-December 23

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10th birthday of James, Viscount Severn, son of Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex; born at Frimley Park Hospital in Surrey, England on December 17, 2007
Full name: James Alexander Philip Theo
Unofficial Royalty: The Children of The Earl and Countess of Wessex

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54th birthday of Infanta Elena of Spain, daughter of King Juan Carlos of Spain; born in Madrid, Spain on December 20, 1963
Full name: Elena María Isabel Dominica de los Silos de Borbón y de Grecia
Unofficial Royalty: Infanta Elena of Spain

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Princess Akiko of Japan, Photo Credit – Wikipedia

36th birthday of Princess Akiko of Japan, daughter of the late Prince Tomohito of Japan; born in Tokyo, Japan on December 20, 1981
Wikipedia: Princess Akiko of Japan

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Emperor Akihito of Japan, Photo Credit – www.reuters.com

84th birthday of Emperor Akihito of Japan; born in Tokyo, Japan on December 23, 1933
Unofficial Royalty: Emperor Akihito of Japan

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Queen Silvia of Sweden, Photo Credit – www.zimbio.com

74th birthday of Queen Silvia of Sweden, wife of King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden; born Silvia Renate Sommerlath in Heidelberg, Germany on December 23, 1943
Unofficial Royalty: Queen Silvia of Sweden

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Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein of Jordan, Photo Credit – au.eurosport.com

42nd birthday of Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein of Jordan, son of King Hussein of Jordan and his third wife Queen Alia; born in Amman, Jordan on December 23, 1975
Unofficial Royalty: Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein of Jordan

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Royal Birthdays & Anniversaries: December 10 – December 16

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3rd birthday of Princess Gabriella of Monaco, Countess of Carladès and Hereditary Prince Jacques of Monaco, Marquis of Baux, children of Prince Albert II of Monaco, born at the Princess Grace Hospital Center in Monaco on December 10, 2014
Full names: Gabriella Thérèse Marie and Jacques Honoré Rainier
Unofficial Royalty: Princess Gabriella of Monaco
Unofficial Royalty: Jacques, Hereditary Prince of Monaco

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Anne, Princess Royal and Timothy Laurence, Photo Credit – www.sofeminine.co.uk

25th wedding anniversary of Anne, Princess Royal and Timothy Laurence at Crathie Church in Ballater, Scotland on December 12, 1992
Unofficial Royalty: Anne, Princess Royal
Unofficial Royalty: Timothy Laurence

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12th birthdays of Prince Nicolas and Prince Aymeric of Belgium, sons of Prince Laurent of Belgium; born at Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc in Woluwe-Saint-Lambert, Belgium on December 13, 2005
Full names: Nicolas Casimir Marie and Aymeric Auguste Marie
Wikipedia: Prince Nicolas of Belgium
Wikipedia: Prince Aymeric of Belgium

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Royal Birthdays & Anniversaries: December 3 – December 9

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12th birthday of Prince Sverre Magnus of Norway, son of Crown Prince Haakon of Norway, born on December 3, 2005 at Rikshospitalet University Hospital
Unofficial Royalty: Prince Sverre Magnus of Norway

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18th wedding anniversary of King Philippe of the Belgians and Mathilde d’Udekem d’ Acoz; married civilly at the Brussels City Hall and religiously at the Cathedral of Saint Michel and Saint Gudula in Brussels, Belgium on December 4, 1999
Unofficial Royalty: Wedding of King Philippe of the Belgians and Mathilde d’Udekem d’Acoz
Unofficial Royalty: King Philippe of the Belgians
Unofficial Royalty: Queen Mathilde of the Belgians

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Princess Sofia of Sweden; Photo Credit – Wikipedia

33rd birthday of Princess Sofia of Sweden, born Sofia Hellqvist, wife of Prince Carl Philip of Sweden in Täby, Sweden on December 6, 1984
Unofficial Royalty: Princess Sofia of Sweden

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Catharina-Amalia, The Princess of Orange; Photo Credit – https://www.royal-house.nl, RVD, Jeroen van der Meyde

14th birthday of Catharina-Amalia, The Princess of Orange, daughter of King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands, at Bronovo Hospital in The Hague, The Netherlands on December 7, 2003
Full name: Catharina-Amalia Beatrix Carmen Victoria
Unofficial Royalty: Catharina-Amalia, Princess of Orange

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Crown Princess Masako of Japan, Photo Credit – www.citizen-times.com

54th birthday of Crown Princess Masako of Japan, born Masako Owada, wife of Crown Prince Naruhito of Japan; born in Tokyo, Japan on December 9, 1963
Unofficial Royalty: Crown Princess Masako of Japan

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Royal Birthdays & Anniversaries: November 26 – December 2

Louis Ducruet; Photo Credit – www.zimbio.com

25th birthday of Louis Ducruet, son of Princess Stéphanie of Monaco; born at the Centre Hospitalier Princesse Grace in Monte Carlo, Monaco on November 26, 1992
Wikipedia: Louis Ducruet

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Prince Hitachi of Japan; Photo Credit – Wikipedia

82nd birthday of Prince Hitachi of Japan, son of Emperor Hirohito of Japan; born at the Tokyo Imperial Palace on November 28, 1935
Wikipedia: Prince Hitachi

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Prince Akishino of Japan; Photo Credit – Wikipedia

52nd birthday of Prince Akishino of Japan, son of Emperor Akihito of Japan; born at the Aoyama Detached Palace in Tokyo on November 30, 1965
Unofficial Royalty: Prince Akishino

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Princess Aiko of Japan; Photo Credit – www.japantimes.co.jp

16th birthday of of Princess Aiko of Japan, daughter of Crown Prince Naruhito of Japan; born at the Hospital of the Imperial Household in Tokyo, Japan on December 1, 2001
Unofficial Royalty: Princess Aiko of Japan

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Royal Birthdays & Anniversaries: November 19 – November 25

 

40th birthday of Lady Davina Windsor, daughter of Prince Richard,  Duke of Gloucester; born at St. Mary’s Hospital in Paddington, London, England on November 19, 1977
Full name: Davina Elizabeth Alice Benedikte
Wikipedia: Lady Davina Windsor

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70th wedding anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom and Prince Philip of Greece; married at Westminster Abbey on November 20, 1947
Unofficial Royalty: Wedding of Elizabeth II and Philip Mountbatten

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