Tuesday, December 13, 2011

December 13

Feast of Saint Lucia {Saint Lucia's/Lucy's Day}  (Christianity, especially Roman Catholic + Lutheran; Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Estonia, Italy, Latvia, Finland, Hungary, Malta, Bosnia, Bavaria, Croatia, Slovakia, St. Lucia in the West Indies, USA, people of Scandinavian + Italian descent)

Republic Day in Malta  (1974)

National Day on the island of St. Lucia  (1979)


Prince/Shah Karim al-Hussayni, The Aga Khan IV   {1936}

Princess Maria da Gloria of Orleans-Braganza, Duchess of Segorbe   {1946} (ex-wife of Crown Prince Alexander II of Yugoslavia/Serbia and mother of Hereditary Prince Peter, Prince Philip & Prince Alexander of Yugoslavia/Serbia)

Princess Olimpia Preslavska of Bulgaria   {1995} [daughter of Prince Kyril/Kirill of Bulgaria, Prince of Preslav, Duke of Saxony (son of Tsar Simeon II of Bulgaria)]

Prince Nicolas of Belgium   {2005} [twin] [son of Prince Laurent of Belgium (son of King Albert II of the Belgians)] *for photo see below with his twin brother*

Prince Aymeric of Belgium   {2005} [twin] [son of Prince Laurent of Belgium (son of King Albert II of the Belgians)]


Princess Martha Louise of Norway & Ari Behn   {2001}


Countess Ingrid of Pfeil + Klein-Ellguth   {2003} [daughter of Princess Alexandra of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg, Countess of Pfeil + Klein-Ellguth (niece of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark)]


1294   Pope Saint Celestine V resigns the papacy after only five months;  Celestine hoped to return to his previous life as an ascetic hermit.

1960   While Emperor Haile Selassie I of Ethiopia visits Brazil, his Imperial Bodyguard seizes the capital and proclaim him deposed and his son, Crown Prince Asfa Wossen, Emperor.

1967   King Constantine II of Greece attempts an unsuccessful counter-coup against the Regime of the Colonels.


1521   Pope Sixtus V (d.1590)

1533   King Eric/Erik XIV of Sweden (d.1577)

1553   King Henri IV of France + Navarre (d.1610)

1678   Emperor Yongzheng [Yinzhen] of Manchu Qing China (d.1735)

1784   Archduke Louis of Austria, Prince Imperial of Austria, Prince Royal of Hungary + Bohemia, Prince of Tuscany (d.1864)

1906   Princess Marina of Greece + Denmark, Princess George of the United Kingdom, [Dowager] Duchess of Kent, Countess of Saint Andrews, Baroness Downpatrick (d.1968)


1124   Pope Callixtus II

1126   Henry IX "the Black", Duke of Bavaria

1250   Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor [Emperor of the Romans], King of the Romans, King of Germany, Italy + Burgundy, King of Sicily, King of Jerusalem

1404   Albrecht I, Duke of Bavaria, Count of Holland, Hainaut + Zeeland

1521   King Manuel/Manoel I of Portugal + the Algarves

1621   Queen consort Katarina of Sweden

1754   Mahmud I "the Hunchback", Sultan of the Ottoman Empire

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