Monday, April 2, 2012

April 2, 2012


Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand   {1955} (daughter of King Bhumibol Adulyadej {Rama IX})


1851   Rama IV {Mongkut} is crowned King of Siam {Thailand}.

1930   After the mysterious death of Empress Zweditu, Haile Selassie I is proclaimed emperor of Ethiopia.


742   Blessed Charles/Carolus I Magnus ("the Great") {Charlemagne}, King of the Franks, King of the Lombards, Holy Roman Emperor, Emperor of the Romans (d.814)

1545   Elisabeth/Isabel of Valois/France, Queen consort of Spain {Queen consort of Castile, Leon, Aragon, Majorca + Valencia} Queen consort of Naples + Sicily, Countess of Barcelona, Consort of the Seventeen Provinces of the Spanish Netherlands (d.1568)

1614   Imperial Princess Jahanara Begum Sahib of the Mughal Empire (d.1681)

1653   Prince George/Jorgen of Denmark + Norway, Duke of Cumberland {husband of Queen Anne of Great Britain} (d.1708)


1118   King Baldwin I [of Edessa/Boulogne] of Jerusalem, Count of Edessa

1272   Richard, 1st Earl of Cornwall (1225-1272), Count of Poitou (1225-1243), King of the Romans + King of Germany (1257-1272)

1335   Henry/Jindrich VI [of Carinthia], King of Bohemia + Poland, Count of Tyrol, Duke of Carinthia, Margrave of Carniola

1502   Arthur Tudor, Prince of Wales, Duke of Cornwall {son of King Henry VII of England, brother of King Henry VIII, & 1st husband of Catherine of Aragon}

1657   Ferdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor, King of Hungary, Croatia, Bohemia, Dalmatia, Slavonia, Rama, Serbia, Galicia, Lodomeria, Cumania + Bulgaria, King of the Romans, King of Germany, Archduke of Austria, Duke of Burgundy, Brabant, Styria, Carinthia + Carniola, Margrave of Moravia, Duke of Luxembourg, Duke of Upper + Lower Silesia, Duke of Wurttemberg + Teck, Prince of Swabia, Count of Habsburg, Tyrol, Kyburg + Goritia, Marquess of the Holy Roman Empire, Burgovia, Upper + Lower Lusace, Lord of the Marquisate of Slavonia, etc.

1930   Empress Zewditu I of Ethiopia

2005   Pope John Paul II

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