Wednesday, July 13, 2011

July 13

July 13


Princess Soamsawali of Thailand, "the Princess Mother of the King's First Grandchild"   {1957} [ex-wife of Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn of Thailand (son of King Bhumibol Adulyadej "Rama IX" of Thailand) & niece of Queen Sirikit of Thailand (wife of the King)]

Diane De Guerre (Princess Diane of Luxembourg??)   {1962} [wife of Prince Jean of Luxembourg (brother of Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg & son of Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg)]
Princess Maria of Romania   {1964} (daughter of King Michael I of Romania)

Prince Jean of Nassau   {2004} [son of Prince Guillaume of Luxembourg (son of Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg & brother of Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg)]


Grand Duke Nicholas Pavlovich of Russia (future Tsar Nicholas I of Russia) & Princess Charlotte of Prussia (upon her 1817 conversion to Russian Orthodoxy known as Alexandra Feodorovna)   {1817}


1174   King William I "the Lion/the Rough" of Scotland, a key rebel in the revolt of 1173-1174, is captured at Alnwick by forces loyal to King Henry II of England.

1878   Treaty of Berlin:  the European powers redraw the map of the Balkans.  Serbia, Montenegro, and Romania become independent of the Ottoman Empire.


100 BC   Gaius Julius Caesar, Dictator of the Roman Republic (d.44 BC)

1590   Pope Clement X (d.1676)

1608   Ferdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor, King of the Romans (King of Germany), King of Hungary, Croatia, Bohemia, Dalmatia, Serbia + Bulgaria, Archduke of Austria, Duke of Luxembourg, Burgundy + Brabant (d.1657)

1776   Caroline of Baden, Electress + Queen consort of Bavaria (d.1841)

1798   Empress consort Alexandra Feodorovna of Russia (aka Princess Charlotte of Prussia) (d.1860)

1889   Princess Louise of Battenberg (Lady Louise Mountbatten), Queen consort Louise of Sweden (d.1965)


574   Pope John III

939   Pope Leo VII

1024   Henry II "the Holy/the Saint", Holy Roman Emperor, King of Germany + Italy

1189   Princess Matilda/Maud of England, Duchess consort of Saxony + Bavaria

1402   Emperor Jianwen of China (Ming Dynasty)

1621   Archduke Albert VII of Austria, Duke of Brabant, Limburg + Luxembourg, Count of Flanders + Artois, Count Palatine of Burgundy, Margrave of the Holy Roman Empire

1645   Tsar Michael/Mikhail I of Russia

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