Oct 04, 2021 · ALBERT II OF GERMANY Albert the Magnanimous KG, elected King of the Romans as Albert II (10 August 1397 – 27 October 1439) was king of the Holy Roman Empire and a member of the House of Habsburg. By inheritance he became Albert V, Duke of Austria.
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Albert II (Albrecht II), brother of the above, duke of Further Austria from 1326–1358, duke of Austria and Styria 1330–1358, duke of Carinthia after 1335. Otto the Jolly ( der Fröhliche ), brother of the above, duke of Austria and Styria 1330–1339 (together with his brother), duke of Carinthia after 1335.
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The Duchess of Cornwall shared her recipe for Victoria sponge cake. Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway has returned to school her father Crown Prince Haakon has confirmed. She tested positive for Covid-19 on 22 August. It is reported that Princess Mako of Akishino (Japan) and her fiancé Kei Komuro are finally getting married. They are looking to register their marriage in October if the Covid-19 pandemic permits. It is unlikely that the usual ritual ceremonies will be held. Mako is expected to leave the imperial residence and move to the USA where Kei Komuro currently resides. It is also reported that she wants to refuse the lump-sum payment that is traditionally given to female imperial family members leaving the family.
Because one of the youngest children tested positive for Covid-19 King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of the Belgians cancelled their appointments until 6 September. They both tested negative. Prince Emmanuel and Princess Eléonore had just returned to school this week.
The Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation South Africa confirmed reports saying that Princess Charlène of Monaco was rushed to hospital. In a statement they said: “Her Serene Highness (HSH) Princess Charlene of Monaco was rushed to hospital by ambulance late Wednesday night after collapsing due to complications from the severe ear, nose, and throat infection she contracted in May. The Princess’ medical team is currently evaluating her but have confirmed that the Princess is stable.” She had been due to undergo another procedure on 3 September, the Princely Palace confirmed. Together with Monica Sundt Utne and Anne-Kari Bøhaugen Princess Märtha Louise of Norway is to publish a knitting book called “Hést Strikkebok” (Hést Knitting Book)
Princess Maria Anunciata of Liechtenstein married Emanuele Musini at the Schottenkirche in Vienna, Austria. For my report see here. The Princely Palace reported that Princess Charlène of Monaco has left hospital.
Princess Astrid of Belgium has fractured a vertebrae during a sports activity in the private sphere. She didn’t have to be hospitalised, but is currently recovering and resting at home. She had to cancel several engagements for the coming weeks. Prince Hisahito of Akishino turned 15 today. As usual a few photos and a videowere released. Clarence House has responded to newspaper reports and said: “The Prince of Wales has no knowledge of the alleged offer of honours or British citizenship on the basis of donation to his charities and fully supports the investigation now underway by The Prince’s Foundation.” The chief executive of the Prince’s Foundation, Michael Fawcett, resigned after the reports. It was reported this weekend by the newspapers The Sunday Times and The Mail on Sunday that the foundation had sought official honors and British citizenship in 2018 on behalf of the Saudi businessman Mahfouz Marei Mubarak bin Mahfouz.
Emperor Naruhito and Empress Michiko of Japan and their daughter Princess Aiko have started moving to their new residence on the grounds of the Imperial Palace in Tokyo on Monday. The sword and jewel inherited from the former emperor Akihito as proof of ascension to the throne were transferred from the nearby Akasaka Imperial Residence to the newly renovated residence. They will reside in another building on the palace grounds until the moving work is completed.
German president Frank-Walter Steinmeier and his wife Elke Büdenbender ended their three-day state visit to Sweden on invitation of King Carl XVI Gustaf. The visit, which took place in Stockholm and Kiruna, was innovation, sustainability and democracy. Day 1, Day 2 and Day 3. Upon his nearing 40th birthday Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume of Luxembourg baptized a rosenamed after him at the rose garden “Op de Rondellen” in Luxembourg-City. The funeral of Archduchess Maria Magdalenaof Austria, daughter of Princess Ileana of Romania and Archduke Anton of Austria, took place at St. Peter’s Abbey in Salzburg. Prince Radu of Romania was present at the funeral.
Timothy Vesterberg and his wife Flora née Ogilvy celebrated their church blessing at the St James’s Church in Piccadilly, London. The bride wore a lace gown by Phillipa Lepley and the Ogilvy tiara. Among the guests were the Earl and Countess of Wessex and other family members. The couple already married privately at the Chapel Royal, St James’s Palace on Saturday 26th September 2020. Flora is the granddaughter of Princess Alexandra, the Hon Lady Ogilvy. Some pictures by Getty. David Flint Wood and India Hicks – a granddaughter of the 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma – got married at the Brightwell Baldwin Parish Church in Oxfordshire, Great Britain, today after a relationship of 26 years. The reception was held at the Lord Nelson pub opposite. In attendance were India’s mother Lady Pamela Hicks, as well as the five children of the couple (of which one was adopted). The bride’s wedding dress was designed by Emilia Wickstead. For photos see here, here and here. The funeral service for Pr...
The brother of the Duchess of Cambridge, James Middleton marriedhis fiancée Alizée Thevenet in Bormes-les-Mimosas, France. Of course his sister and her family were in attendance. Also the dogs of the couple attended.
Crown Prince Frederik, Princess Isabella, Prince Vincent, Princess Josephine and Prince Felix have taken part in the Royal Run in Copenhagen/Frederiksberg, Denmark. Crown Princess Mary went to Aalborg to participate. Crown Prince Frederik also participated in Sønderborg and Odense. Prince Rostislav Romanoff and Foteini Maria Christina Georganta married religiously at the Russian Orthodox St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Paris, France. Around 100 guests were in attendance. The bride wore a custom made tiara from Russian jewelry label Axenoff. The wedding reception took place at a hotel in Paris. For photos see here and here.
Oct 04, 2021 · Nice photos from the 60th birhtday gala, Josefine. ... i have now found a bit better photo from the state visit austria 1979 ... Queen Silvia and Prince Albert II of ...
Oct 02, 2021 · September 11, 1937 – Birth of Queen Paola of Belgium, wife of King Albert II of Belgium born Paola Ruffo di Calabria in Forte dei Marmi, Tuscany, Italy In 1958, Paola met her future husband Albert, Prince of Liège, the future King Albert II, at the installation of Pope John XXIII in Rome.
Sep 23, 2021 · Queen Marie Antoinette was born the Archduchess of Austria as the daughter of Emperor Frances I of Austria in 1755. She married into the French royal family in 1770 at the tender age of 14.
Sep 20, 2021 · Prince’s Palace: H.S.H. Prince Albert II unveils a bust of René Borghini; Norway. Royal House of Norway: Virtual visit to California; Spain. Getty Images: Princess Leonor Of Spain Turns 14 Years Old; Getty Images: King Felipe Of Spain Attends The ‘Scientific Investigation’ Award From The ‘Princesa De Girona’ Awards In Alicante ...