Monday, April 30, 2012

April 30, 2012

Queen's Day / Koninginnedag in the Netherlands

Walpurgisnacht / Walpurga's Night  (Czech Republic, the Netherlands, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Sweden)

Feast of Saint Catherine of Siena (1628-1969)


Princess Micaela of Orleans, Countess of Paris, Princess of Joinville   {1938} (wife of Prince Henri of Orleans, Count of Paris, Duke of France)

Professor Pieter van Vollenhoven   {1939} [husband of Princess Margriet of the Netherlands (sister of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands)]

King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden   {1946}

Miguel Urdangarin y de Borbon   {2002} [son of Infanta Cristina of Spain, Duchess of Palma de Mallorca (daughter of King Juan Carlos I of Spain)]


Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands   {1980}

Sunday, April 29, 2012

April 29, 2012

Feast of Saint Catherine of Siena (Roman Catholic, Anglican, Lutheran; 1597-1628 & 1969-present)


Princess Benedikte of Denmark, Princess of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg   {1944} (sister of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark)

Maug Angelica Behn   {2003} [daughter of Princess Martha Louise of Norway (daughter of King Harald V of Norway)]

Prince Dipangkorn Rasmijati of Thailand   {2005}
                                                                     (shown here in white in between his parents)

Infanta Sofia of Spain   {2007} [daughter of Infante Felipe of Spain, Prince of Asturias (son of King Juan Carlos I of Spain)]


Grand Duke Nicholas/Nikolay Nikolayevich Romanov of Russia & Princess Stana/Anastasia Petrovic-Njegos of Montenegro   {1907}

Princess Irene of the Netherlands, Princess of Orange-Nassau, Princess of Lippe-Biesterfeld & Prince Carlos Hugo of Bourbon-Parma, Duke of San Jaime, Duke of Madrid   {1964} [divorced 1981]

Prince William of Wales & Catherine "Kate" Middleton   {2011}