The Duchess of Cambridge’s new appointment, Koningsdag in Amersfoort, King Carl Gustaf celebrates his 73rd birthday, the end of an era in Japan and still no sign of Baby Sussex …

Wedding Anniversary

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge celebrated their 8th Wedding Anniversary on Monday, 29 April 2019.

They were married in Westminster Abbey in 2011, with millions watching worldwide, including Australia.

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🎊 8 years ago today — thank you for your lovely messages on The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s wedding anniversary! 📷PA

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Koninsdag in Amersfoort

King Willem-Alexander, Queen Maxima and their three daughters visited Amersfoort on Koninsdag.

King Carl XVI Gustaf 73rd Birthday

More about Drottningholm Palace Park, including the new pavilion.

See some of the pomp and pageanty to mark King Carl XVI Gustaf’s 73rd Birthday at the Royal Palace in Stockholm.

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End of an Era in Japan

Emperor Akihito abdicates in favour of his son and heir, Crown Prince Naruhito, on Tuesday, 30 April 2019.

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Read Emperor Akihito’s Address in the State Hall.

Royal Birthdays This Week

1 May

  • Prince Guillaume of Luxembourg, 1963
  • Lady Sarah Chatto (Princess Margaret’s daughter), 1964

2 May – Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, 2015

Princess Charlotte Photo: HRH The Duchess of Cambridge

3 May

  • Princess Haya of Jordan (King Abdullah II’s sister), 1974
  • Autumn Phillips (Princess Anne’s daughter-in-law), 1978

Forthcoming Royal Visits

Sweden – Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel to visit Vietnam from 6 to 8 May 2019.

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