Spiegel Online reports on a newly-published diary by Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the man whose assassination sparked World War I. He killed a lot of animals. A lot of animals.
Posts tagged: Royalty
The Queen is abdicating, as her mother and grandmother did before her. We’ve got the story on her life and career.
She’s zipped through an even dozen presidents during her 60 years on the throne.
The Duchess of Cambridge is said to be less than 12 weeks pregnant with the child who will be third in line to the throne.
Recent analysis shows that Oliver Cromwell owned pots of fancy scented soaps. Now he’s been branded by the U.K. press as a “metrosexual.”
Oscar-winning beauty Grace Kelly left Hollywood behind and married into the royal family of Monaco on 18 April 1956.
Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, made her first public speech since getting married to Prince William last year. Watch all two and a half minutes of it.
Queen Elizabeth II was in Kenya when she found out her father King George VI had died. That was 60 years ago, and 2012 brings her Diamond Jubilee.
Prince Albert, husband to Queen Victoria, died on this day 150 years ago. He was only 42 years old and left behind a widow with nine children.
Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej turned 84 years old yesterday. He’s been the king since 1946 — that’s more than 65 years on the throne. Who’s the second longest-reigning monarch?