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anonymous asked:

I noticed most of the royals tend to have degrees in the arts like history, geography, art. I'm just curious to know, are there any royals with a degree in the sciences like medicine, physics, maths, engineering, biomedical science, etc? It would be interesting to see a royal who is a medical doctor or a PhD holder.

Yes, for example:
- Princess Claire of Luxembourg has a master’s degree and a PhD in Bioethics.
- The late Prince Friso of Orange-Nassau had degrees in mechanical engineering, aeronautical engineering and obtained a MSc degree in Economics.
- Prince Amedeo of Belgium has a MBA.
- Princess Märtha Louise of Norway is a certified physiotherapist, altrought she has not practised her profession.
Queen Mathilde of Belgium has a diploma in speech therapy and worked as a speech therapist, beside having a master’s degree in Psychology.
- Queen Maxima of the Netherlands has a degree in Economics.

In my opinion, when a royal is a heir apparent or a heiress apparent, he/she is encouraged to study what can help him/her at best in his/her future role as a monarch.

Another new photo from King Albert II and Queen Paola’s 2016 Christmas card. This time featuring Prince Lorenz and Princess Astrid, Prince Amedeo and Archduchess Elisabetta and of course, little Archduchess Anna-Astrid!

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Princess Élisabeth of Belgium, Duchess of Brabant; Prince Gabriël of Belgium; Prince Amedeo of Belgium, Archduke of Austria-Este; and Princess Louise of Belgium reciting prayers of the faithful at the funeral of their great-aunt, Queen Fabiola of Belgium, on 12 December 2014.

Prince Amedeo, Princess Maria Laura, Princess Maria Laetitia, Princess Louise, Princess Astrid, King Albert, Prince Aymeric, Prince Nicolas, Prince Laurent, Princess Claire and Queen Paola of Belgium assist at Princess Astrid’s 50th birthday at Schonenberg Residence on June 2, 2012

Belgian Royal Family Spam

On a royalty craze.

Here’s another handsome royal. Prince Amedeo of Belgium.

Prince Amedeo Marie Joseph Carl Pierre Philippe Paola Marcus d'Aviano, my God that’s a long name, born on February 22, 1986, is a member of the Belgian Royal Family and heir to the headship of the House of Austrie-Este, a cadet branch of the House of Habsburg-Lorraine. He is the  first child of Lorenz, Archduke of Austria-Este and Princess Astrid of Belgium and is descended from royals and nobles from the Austrian, Belgian, Italian, French, Swedish, Danish, British, Portuguese, Spanish and German royal families. Prince Amedeo graduated from the London School of Economics in 2008, took a sabbatical before entering professional life, but is now working for Deloitte in New York City.

Titles and Styles:

  • 21 February 1986  – 2 December 1991: His Imperial and Royal Highness Archduke Amedeo of Austria-Este, Prince Imperial of Austria, Prince Royal of Hungary and Bohemia
  • 2 December 1991  – 7 February 1996: His Imperial and Royal Highness Prince Amedeo of Belgium, Archduke of Austria-Este, Prince Imperial of Austria, Prince Royal of Hungary and Bohemia
  • 7 February 1996  – present: His Imperial and Royal Highness Prince Amedeo of Belgium, Archduke of Austria-Este, Prince Imperial of Austria, Prince Royal of Hungary and Bohemia, Hereditary Prince of Modena

Internationally, he is shortly styled as HI&RH Prince Amedeo of Belgium, Archduke of Austria-Este.

(Source: Wikipedia)