Christmas Message From Europe Royal Families 2012

Queen Elizabeth II of England (video). Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926 is the Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms. Elizabeth was born in Mayfair, London, the first child of the Duke and Duchess of York, later King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, and she was educated privately at home. Her father ascended the throne on the abdication of his brother King Edward VIII in 1936, from which time she was the heir presumptive.
Queen Elizabeth, King Juan Carlos, Queen Beatrix, King Carl XVI Gustaf, King Albert, Grand Duke Henri
King Juan Carlos of Spain (video). Juan Carlos is the grandson of Alfonso XIII, the last king of Spain before the abolition of the monarchy in 1931 and the subsequent declaration of the Second Spanish Republic.
Queen Elizabeth, King Juan Carlos, Queen Beatrix, King Carl XVI Gustaf, King Albert, Grand Duke Henri
Queen Beatrix of Netherlands (video). Beatrix is the eldest daughter of Queen Juliana and her husband, Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld. Upon her mother's accession in 1948, she became heir presumptive. Beatrix attended a public primary school in Canada during World War II, and then finished her primary and secondary education in the Netherlands in the post-war period. In 1961, she received her law degree from Leiden University. In 1966, Beatrix married Claus von Amsberg, a German diplomat, with whom she had three children. When her mother abdicated on 30 April 1980, Beatrix succeeded her as queen.
Queen Elizabeth, King Juan Carlos, Queen Beatrix, King Carl XVI Gustaf, King Albert, Grand Duke Henri
King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden (video). Carl XVI Gustaf (Carl Gustaf Folke Hubertus; born 30 April 1946) is the reigning King of Sweden. He ascended the throne on the death of his grandfather, King Gustaf VI Adolf, on 15 September 1973. He is the youngest child and only son of Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten, and Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. His father died on 26 January 1947 in an airplane crash in Denmark when Carl Gustaf was nine months old. Upon his father's death, he became second in line to the throne, after his grandfather, the then Crown Prince Gustaf Adolf. Following the death of his great-grandfather King Gustaf V in 1950, Gustaf Adolf ascended the throne and thus Carl Gustaf became Sweden's new crown prince and heir apparent to the throne at the age of four.
Queen Elizabeth, King Juan Carlos, Queen Beatrix, King Carl XVI Gustaf, King Albert, Grand Duke Henri
King Albert II of Belgium. King Albert II is the last living child of King Leopold III and Queen Astrid, born princess of Sweden. He is the younger brother of Grand Duchess Joséphine-Charlotte of Luxembourg and King Baudouin, whom he succeeded upon Baudouin's death in 1993. He married Donna Paola Ruffo di Calabria (now Queen Paola), with whom he had three children. Albert's eldest son, Philippe, is the current King of the Belgians.
Queen Elizabeth, King Juan Carlos, Queen Beatrix, King Carl XVI Gustaf, King Albert, Grand Duke Henri
Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg (video). Henri (French: Henri Albert Gabriel Félix Marie Guillaume, born 16 April 1955) is the Grand Duke of Luxembourg, reigning since 7 October 2000. He is the eldest son of Grand Duke Jean and Princess Joséphine-Charlotte of Belgium, and a first cousin of King Philippe of Belgium.
Queen Elizabeth, King Juan Carlos, Queen Beatrix, King Carl XVI Gustaf, King Albert, Grand Duke Henri

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