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 Juan Carlos of Spain

Spain’s former monarch, King Juan Carlos, celebrates his 81st birthday on Saturday, 5 January 2018. Reign (1975-2014) He was born in 1938 in Rome, Italy, the eldest son of Infante Juan, Count of Barcelona and Princess María Mercedes of Bourton-Two Sicilies, after his grandfather, Alfonso XIII, his Queen Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg and other members…

15 September: Three Royal Birthdays and An Accession Anniversary

Prince Harry, Queen Letizia of Spain and Prince Daniel of Sweden celebrate their birthdays on 15 September, and King Carl XVI Gustaf celebrates the anniversary of his accession. Prince Harry The younger son of Prince Charles and Diana Princess of Wales, Henry Charles Albert David was born in the Lindo Wing at St Mary’s Hospital…

King Harald V Celebrates 80th Birthday

King Harald V of Norway celebrates another milestone with his 80th birthday on Tuesday, 21 February 2017, but he has no plans to abdicate. According to a report in Norway Today, King Harald and Queen Sonja are spending their winter holidays with family, including their grandchildren in an undisclosed location. Only Crown Princess Mette-Marit's son…

Denmark’s King Frederik IX’s Funeral, 24 January 1972

Denmark's King Frederik IX was laid to rest among his royal ancestors amidst pomp and pageantry in Roskilde Cathedral on 24 January 1972. King Frederik fell ill shortly after giving his New Year's Address to the nation on 31 December 1971, and he was rushed to hospital days later suffering from a heart attack. He…

Margrethe II Celebrates 45th Anniversary as Queen of Denmark

Queen Margrethe celebrates her 45th anniversary of her accession on the Danish throne on 14 January 2017. Her father King Frederik IX died on 14 January 1972 in Copenhagen, after suffering from influenza, followed by a heart attack. I dag har Hendes Majestæt Dronningen været Danmarks Dronning i 45 år. Her ses det første officielle…

Podcast: Queen Silvia’s First Year and Three Royal Visits to Canada, New Zealand & Middle East

Queen Silvia's first year in Sweden and three royal visits with Norway's Crown Prince couple in Canada, Prince Charles and Camilla in the Middle East and Dutch King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima in New Zealand. Queen Silvia's First Year In Sweden How did Queen Silvia cope during her first year of marriage to King Carl…

Podcast: Silver Jubilee Cruise, 40th Wedding Anniversary & New Queen Victoria Film

More on Royal Ascot, a royal visit to Canada, King Harald and Queen Sonja's Silver Jubilee cruise, Swedish Royal 40th Wedding Anniversary, Queen Margrethe's new ballet and a new film about Queen Victoria. Royal Ascot, Part II Find out more about the Queen's horse winning at Royal Ascot this year. Embed from Getty Images   Silver Jubilee…