Sunday, November 17, 2013

The Recap of the Royals You Love: Nov 11-17, 2013


-Archduchess Kathleen of Austria gave birth to a baby girl on Monday{Source}. The baby was named Maria Stella and bears the courtesy title Her Imperial Highness Archduchess Maria Stella of Austria. Archducess Kathleen is the American-born wife of Archduke Imre of Austria, and Archducess Stella is the first granddaughter for Archduke Carl Christian and Archduchess Marie, she joins her cousins, 2 1/2 year old Count Léopold and 20 day old Count Constantin and was born in Luxembourg.


-King Albert II Queen Paola, Prince Laurent, Princess Claire ,Princess Astrid, Archduchess of Austria-Este & Prince Lorenz, Archduke of Austria-Este attended Te Deum service  and a special ceremony organized by the Chambre des Représentants, the Sénat and the Gouvernement Fédéral to celebrate  Fête du Roi on Friday {Video}{Photos}{Photos}
-King Philippe  attended the Commémoration de l'Armistice ceremony on Monday {Photos}

-King Philippe & Queen Mathilde presided over a cultural cooperation meeting between the Communauté Flamande (Flemish community) and the Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles (French community) on Tuesday {Photos}

-Queen Mathilde attended the BTC Conference Center-Espace Jacqmotte on Wednesday {Photos}

-Princess Astrid, Arcduchess of Austria-Este visited the  Rehabilitation Research Center (REVAL) of the Universiteit Hasselt on Thursday {Source}

-Prince Laurent attended the Last Post Ceremony on Monday {Photos}


-Queen Margarethe II visited Iceland on Monday. Check back for a full recap.

-Crown Prince Frederik & Crown Princess Mary attended to an official visit to Mexico on Monday. Check back soon for a full recap.

-Princess Marie visited the Sygehus Sønderjylland (South Jutland Hospital) on Tuesday {Video}

Great Britain

-Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh & Prince Harry of Wales attended a reception for those going on the Walking For the Wounded Arctic trek this weekend on Monday {Photos}

-Queen Elizabeth II & Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh toured the Factory Youth Zone, and a youth centre on Thursday {Source}

-Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh attended the Last Post Ceremony on Monday {Photos}

-The Prince Charles of Wales celebrated his 65th birthday on Thursday.

-The Prince Charles of Wales & Camilla, The Duchess of Cornwall continued their state visit to India this week. Check back for a full recap soon.

-The Princess Anne, The Princess Royal attended the College of Occupational Therapists workshop to mark the 40th anniversary of occupational therapy education at the University of Ulster and opened a new gym facility on Tuesday {Source}

-Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge participated in his 2nd investiture ceremony on Tuesday {Photos}
The Duke of Cambridge stepped in last minute due to Queen Elizabeth being ill.{Source}

-Peter Mark Andrew Philips celebrated his 36th birthday on Friday.

-Zara Anne Elizabeth Philips Tindall attended the Murphy Group Handicap Steeple Chase at Cheltenham Racecourse on Saturday {Photos}
 She was there to cheer on her husband's horse, Monbeg Dude, who came in 4th in the race.

-Michael James Tindall played in the Gloucester vs Newcastle Falcons Football match on Saturday {Photos}


-King Abdullah II attended the graduation ceremony of the Royal Military College on Monday {Source}

-King Abdullah II, Queen Rania, Crown Prince Hussein,Princess Iman,Princess Salma & Prince Hashem visited the tomb of  The late King Hussein bin Talal to commemorate what would've been his 78th birthday on Thursday {Photos}


-Camilla Katharina Maria von Lattorff celebrated her 8th birthday on Thursday.


-Grand Duke Henri met with the minister-president of the German state of Thuringia on Friday {Source}

-Grand Duchess Maria Teresa participated in a discussion/debate about European microfinance titled “The goal of microfinance : lifting the poor out of poverty or financial access for all?”, on Tuesday {Source}.
-Grand Duchess Maria Teresa & Princess Sibilla attended the 5th edition of the  Edward Steichen Award on Saturday {Source}

-Prince Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duke celebrated his 32nd birthday on Monday.

-Grand Duke Jean attended a meeting of the Grand Ducal scouts’ association on Sunday {Photos}.

-Prince Felix & Princess Claire attended the opening of the Special Olympics Euro Tennis 2013 tournament on Friday {Source}


-Prince Albert II attended to a visit with President Hollande of France, where they attended a private audience, visited the Oceanographic Museum and Venturi Automobiles on Wednesday {Photos}{Photos}

-Prince Albert II & Princess Charlene attended the Monaco Against Autism Gala on Thursday {Photos}{Photos}. On Sunday the Sovereign couple paid a visit to the Monegasque Red Cross and Monegasque Senior Citizens to hand out gifts in honor of National Day {Photo}

-Prince Albert II & Princess Stephanie attended the No Finish Line 2013 event on Saturday {Photos}

-Prince Albert II & Cecile de Massy attended the International Association of Athletics Federations Gala on Saturday {Photos}
photos of Cecile may be seen by going to and typing in Cecile de Massy in the search box. Cecile is Prince Albert II's 1st cousin, Christian de Massy's 4th wife.

-Princess Charlene & Cecile de Massy attended the November luncheon of the Ladies Lunch Monte Carlo on Thursday {Source}

-Princess Stephanie attended a luncheon for Fight Aids Monaco and visited her elephants on Wednesday {Photo}

-Jazmin Grace Grimaldi attended screening of Delivery Man on Sunday {Photos}

The Netherlands

-King Williem-Alexander & Queen Maxima began their official visit to the Dutch Caribbean Islands on Wednesday {Source}. Check back soon for a full recap.

-Queen Maxima presided over the 2013 Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds Prijs on Monday {Photos}

-Princess Beatrix attended the 20th Anatomy Lesson on Wednesday {Photos}. On Thursday, the former Dutch Queen opened a “ building of the St. Antonius Hospital in Utrecht...” {Photos}{Video}


-Queen Sonja officially opened the exhibition, Ørnulf Opdahl Paintings and Prints at the Kings Palace Gallery on Friday {Photos}

-Crown Princess Mette-Marit had surgery to remove a herniated disk in her back on Friday {Source}. It is expected she will remain in hospital for a few days, then spend several weeks recuperating at home


-King Juan Carlos I held an audience with representatives from the Consejo de Dirección del partido Unión Progreso y Democracia on Tuesday {Source}

-Queen Sofia attend the inauguration of a special exhibition in celebration of the Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo (AECID) on Monday {Source}

-Prince Felipe of Asturias & Princess Letizia of Asturias presided over the 7th Conferencia del Programa Marco de Investigación e Innovación de la Unión Europea en España on Monday {Photos}. On Wednesday, they visited  the historic Mission San Carlos Borroméo del río Carmelo {Photos}. On Thursday, they visited Stanford Univerisity before attending a gala dinner at the Spanish Embassy {Photos}{Photos}. Om Friday, they met with the Mayor of Los Angeles and his wife{Photos}.


-Crown Princess Victoria & Prince Daniel attended a formal gathering of the War Sciences to celebrate its 217th anniversary on Tuesday {Source}.

-Crown Princess Victoria visited Piteå Sweden on Wednesday {Source}. On Thursday, the future Swedish Queen  visited The Rolf Luft Center for Diabetes Research at Karolinska Institutet and held a farewell audience with Albania's Ambassador {Source}{Source}

-Prince Daniel visit the Ängslättskolan on Monday {Source}

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