Royal Birthday: King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden

King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden's 73rd birthday on Tuesday, 30 April 2019 will be celebrated in the Outer Courtyard at the Royal Palace at Stockholm. The Changing of the Guard will take place with performances from military bands. Children will present flowers to King Carl Gustaf, meet with well-wishers and appear at the window…

Royal Birthday: Princess Benedikte of Denmark

Princess Benedikte of Denmark celebrates her 75th birthday on Monday, 29 April 2019, with a new exhibition to celebrate this milestone. Queen Margrethe will host a birthday dinner in Princess Benedikte's honour in the Knights' Hall in Christian VII's Palace at Amalienborg. King Frederik IX and Queen Ingrid’s second daughter, Benedikte Astrid Ingeborg Ingrid, was…

Royal Birthday: King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands

King Willem-Alexander celebrated his 52nd birthday on 27 April 2019, with the biggest party in the Netherlands, known as Koninsdag or 'King's Day'. However, King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima will be celebrating Koninsdag 2019 with the people in Amersfoort. Willem-Alexander Claus George Ferdinand was born at the University Hospital in Utrecht in 1967, the eldest…

Podcast: 93rd Birthday, ANZAC Day, Grand Duke Jean & Donald Trump

Easter Sunday coincides with Queen Elizabeth’s 93rd birthday, Anzac Day Commemorations, Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg’s passing and Queen Elizabeth invites the US President and the First Lady for a state visit. Happy Birthday Your Majesty Buckingham Palace's tribute with images of Queen Elizabeth from each decade of her life. Happy 93rd birthday to Her…

Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg Dies, Aged 98

Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg has released the following statement on Tuesday, 23 April 2019, following his father’s death. C'est ave grand tristesse que je vous fais part du décès de mon père bien-aimé, Son Altesse Royale le Grand-Duc Jean, quis nous a quittés dans la paix, entoure de l'affection de sa famille. Grand Duke…

Royal Birthday: Prince Louis of Cambridge

Kensington Palace has shared three delightful new photos of Prince Louis ahead of his first birthday on Tuesday, 23 April 2019. The Duchess of Cambridge took the photos earlier this month in the gardens at their home, Anmer Hall, in Norfolk. Like most toddlers, Prince Louis is wearing a cheeky grin revealing two tiny bottom…

Royal Birthday: Princess Isabella of Denmark

Crown Princess Mary is pleased to share three new photos of her eldest daughter who celebrated her birthday on Sunday, 21 April 2019. Princess Isabella Henrietta Ingrid Margrethe, Countess of Monpezat, was born in 2007 at Rigshospitalet (Copenhagen Univeristy Hospital). A 21-gun salute was fired from the Sixtus Battery at Holmen Naval Base in Copenhagen…

Royal Easter Greetings, 2019

Easter celebrations vary among Europe's royal families, including painting eggs, centuries-old traditions, a message for all Christians and a photo on Instagram. Easter Greeting from Marselisborg Palace Queen Margrethe paints Easter eggs at Marselisborg Palace in Aarhus during the days leading up to Easter. During the early 1970s, Queen Margrethe and Prince Henrik began a…

Podcast: Royal Maundy, Prince Philip’s New Record & Notre Dame Cathedral

The Royal Maundy Service, Prince Philip's new record, Queen Margrethe's birthday, condolences following the fire at Notre Dame Cathedral. Royal Maundy Service Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Eugenie attend the Royal Maundy Service at St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle on Thursday, 18 Queen's Birthday Stamps, 2019 Australia Post has issued a new stamp to…

Royal Birthday: Prince Alexander of Sweden

Prince Alexander of Sweden celebrates his 3rd Birthday on Friday, 19 April 2019. The Swedish Royal Court has released a new photo, taken by Josefine Persson, shows the little prince sporting a rather cheeky grin. Prince Carl Philipp and Princess Sofia’s eldest son, Alexander Erik Hubertus Bertil, Duke of Södermanland, was born at Danderyd Hospital…