baudouin of belgium

July 31 - Anniversary of the death of His Majesty Baudouin of Belgium(1934-1993)

Incline Thine ear, O Lord, unto our prayers, wherein we humbly pray Thee to show Thy mercy upon the soul of Thy servant Baudouin, whom Thou hast commanded to pass out of this world, that Thou wouldst place him in the region of peace and light, and bid him be a partaker with Thy Saints. Through Christ our Lord. Amen.

“Josephine said in an interview that her mom could have just hurt herself like her dad in their car accident but it was fate; she believes Astrid was supposed to die. If Astrid wouldn’t have died, Leopold wouldn’t have married again and abdicated, Badouin wouldn’t have become king so soon and unlikely married Fabiola, Albert wouldn’t have become King and neither would Philippe. But why Philippe? What’s going to happen to him? Now I think the back to back abdications are a part of a bigger plan. “ - Submitted by Anonymous

King Carl XVI Gustaf’s 40th birthday party, 1986

How cute are Victoria, Madeleine, and Carl Philip?

Queen Juliana is seated next to the birthday boy. Behind him are Prince Bernhard, Queen Margrethe, Prince Henrik, Queen Sofia, Princess Lillian, Queen Fabiola and King Juan Carlos and Baudouin. Then a few rows back we have King Harald and Queen Sonja and Princess Benedikte of Denmark. 

OTRA European Leg

 When: June 6th
Where: Millennium Stadium in Cardiff
Capacity: 74,500

When: September 24th, 25th, 26th, 27th, 28th, 29th, 30th
Where: The O2 Arena in London
Capacity: 20,000

When: October 3rd and 4th
Where: Manchester Arena in Manchester
Capacity: 21,000

When: October 7th and 8th
Where: SSE Hydro Arena in Glasgow
Capacity: 13,000

When: October 10th, 11th and 12th
Where: Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham
Capacity: 12,000

When: October 20th, 21st and 22nd
Where: Odyssey Arena in Belfast
Capacity: 12,000

When: October 25th, 26th and 27th
Where: Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle
Capacity: 11,000

when: October 29th, 30th and 31st
Where: Motorpoint Arena in Sheffield
Capacity: 13,500

When: October 16th, 17th and 18th
Where: 3Arena in Dublin, Ireland
Capacity: 23,000

When: June 10th
Where: Ernest-Happel Stadium in Vienna Austria
Capacity: 55,600

When: June 13th
Where: King Baudouin Stadium in Brussels, Belgium 
Capacity: 50,100

When: June 16th
Where: Casa Arena in Horsens, Denmark
Capacity: 10,400

When: June 19th
Where: Ullevaal in Oslo, Norway
Capacity: 28,500

When: June 23rd 
Where: Ullevi in Gothenberg, Sweden
Capacity: 43,000

When: June 27th
Where: Olympicastadion in Helsinki Finland
Capacity: 40,000