Royal Birthdays & Anniversaries: April 16 – April 22

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Below is a select list of birthdays and wedding anniversaries for current monarchies. It does not purport to be a complete list. Please see the Current Monarchies Index in the heading above for more information on current monarchies.

Queen Margrethe II of Denmark; Photo Credit – Wikipedia

83rd birthday of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark; born at Frederik VIII’s Palace at the Amalienborg palace complex in Copenhagen, Denmark on April 16, 1940
Full name: Margrethe Alexandrine Þórhildur Ingrid
Unofficial Royalty: Queen Margrethe II of Denmark


Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg; Credit – Wikipedia

68th birthday of Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg; born at Betzdorf Castle in Betzdorf, Luxembourg on April 16, 1955
Full name: Henri Albert Gabriel Felix Marie Guillaume
Unofficial Royalty: Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg


Prince Sébastien of Luxembourg: Credit – © Maison du Grand-Duc / Sophie Margue

31st birthday of Prince Sébastien of Luxembourg, son of Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg; born at the Grand Duchess Charlotte Maternity Hospital in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg on April 16, 1992
Full name: Sébastien Henri Marie Guillaume
Unofficial Royalty: Prince Sébastien of Luxembourg


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15th birthday of Princess Eléonore of Belgium, daughter of King Philippe of the Belgians; born at the Erasmus Hospital in Anderlecht, Belgium on April 16, 2008
Full name: Eléonore Fabiola Victoria Anne Marie
Unofficial Royalty: Princess Eléonore of Belgium

Sayako Kuroda at a ceremony at the Ise Shrine; Credit –

54th birthday of Sayako Kuroda, daughter of Emperor Akihito of Japan; born Princess Sayako of Japan in Tokyo, Japan on April 18, 1969
At the time of Princess Sayako’s marriage in 2005, she left the Imperial Family and took the surname of her husband as required by Imperial Household Law.
Unofficial Royalty: Sayako Kuroda


Prince Lerotholi Seeiso of Lesotho; Credit –

16th birthday of Prince Lerotholi Seeiso of Lesotho, son and heir apparent of King Letsie III of Lesotho, in Maseru, Lesotho on April 18, 2007
Unofficial Royalty: Prince Lerotholi Seeiso of Lesotho


King Mswati of Swaziland; Photo Credit – Wikipedia

55th birthday of King Mswati III of Swaziland; born at Raleigh Fitkin Memorial Hospital in Manzini, Swaziland on April 19, 1968
Unofficial Royalty: King Mswati III of Swaziland


Credit – HRH The Crown Princess of Denmark, 2021

16th birthday of Princess Isabella of Denmark, daughter of Crown Prince Frederik; born at Copenhagen University Hospital on April 21, 2007
Full name: Isabella Henrietta Ingrid Margrethe
Unofficial Royalty: Princess Isabella of Denmark


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