Scandinavian Monarchs send their congratulations to Thailand’s new king

Scandinavian Monarchs send their congratulations to Thailand’s new king

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The Thai parliament invited the Crown Prince to become king on 1 December. The Crown Prince accepted and he was proclaimed King of Thailand.took the name As the new King, he took the name Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun. All of the Scandinavian Monarchs have now sent their congratulations to the new King of Thailand. This happened after his father, the highly respected King Bhumibol,…

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“In other words: Norway is you. Norway is us (…) My greatest hope for Norway is that we will be able to take care of one another. That we will continue to build this country – on a foundation of trust, solidarity and generosity of spirit. That we will feel that we are, despite all out differences, one people. That Norway is one.” – 79-year-old King Harald V of Norway celebrating the diversity of his people and stressing the importance of support for refugees, religious tolerance and LGBT rights in a speech on 1 September 2016


Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden, the Godmother of Europe, with three of her six royal godchildren, Princess Catharina-Amalia of the Netherlands, Prince of Orange; Princess Ingrid-Alexandra of Norway; and Prince Christian of Denmark at her wedding rehearsal in 2010.


The couples that are meant to be are the ones who go through everything that’s designed to tear them apart and come out even stronger.

for @flowerwreaththings. happy birthday, Dorottya!


Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway reacting to little Princess Leonore of Sweden’s dismay with having to sit and wait in a warm church at her uncle Prince Carl Philip’s wedding to Sofia Hellqvist on 13 June 2015 in the Royal Chapel of Stockholm Palace.


The Crown Prince and Princess of Norway took part in commorating the more than 250,000 indivudals who lost thier lives during the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami that hit countries in Southeast Asia; among those victims were 84 Norwegians.

The ceremony took place in Bygdøy in Oslo; 84 candles were lit in a special memorial for the 84 Norwegians killed during that day. 

Source: Kongehuset
'I Was Utterly Alone' – Norway's Queen Sonja Speaks Out About Her Devastating Miscarriage 46 Years Ago
"I remember all the strange faces that bent over me when I was going into the hospital," Queen Sonja said

Almost 50 years after her tragic miscarriage aboard the royal yacht, Norway’s Queen Sonja is speaking out about her emotional experience.

“I remember all the strange faces that bent over me when I was going into the hospital,” Norway’s Queen Sonja said in an upcoming TV documentary. “It was horrid.”

The baby she lost would have been her first born, ahead of her eldest daughter, Princess Märtha Louise, 44, and her son, Crown Prince Haakon, 42.

The miscarriage marked a dark passage in the life of the then 32-year-old Crown Princess Sonja.