January 9: Today in Royal History

Napoleon III, Emperor of the French; Credit – Wikipedia

January 9, 1514 – Death of Anne of Brittany, wife of King Charles VIII of France and second wife of King Louis XII of France, at the Royal Château de Blois; buried at Saint Denis Basilica
Wikipedia: Anne of Brittany

January 9, 1819 – Death of Catherine Pavlovna of Russia, second wife of King William I of Württemberg in Stuttgart; buried at the Württemberg Mausoleum in Rotenberg, Stuttgart (Germany)
Wikipedia: Catherine Pavlovna of Russia

January 9, 1873 – Death of Napoleon III, Emperor of the French in exile at Camden Place (now Chislehurst Golf Club) in Chislehurst, England; buried at Saint Michael’s Abbey in Farnborough, Hampshire, England
Unofficial Royalty: Napoleon III, Emperor of the French

January 9, 1878 – Death of King Victor Emmanuel II of Italy at Rome; buried at the Pantheon in Rome, Italy
Unofficial Royalty: King Victor Emmanuel II of Italy

January 9, 1900 – Birth of Maria of Romania, Queen of Yugoslavia
Unofficial Royalty: Maria of Romania, Queen of Yugoslavia

January 9, 1907 – Death of Marie of Saxe-Altenburg, wife of King George V of Hanover, in Gmunden, Austria; buried in the Crypt at Cumberland Palace in Gmunden, Austria
Unofficial Royalty: Marie of Saxe-Altenburg, Queen of Hanover

January 9, 1938 – Wedding of King Paul I of Greece and Frederika of Hanover
Unofficial Royalty: King Paul I of Greece
Unofficial Royalty: Frederika of Hanover, Queen of Greece

January 9, 1982 – Birth of Catherine Elizabeth Middleton, wife of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, at Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading, England
Unofficial Royalty: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge