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Royal Genealogy - June 2012
Royal Genealogy events in June 2012.
Royal births and pregnancy announcements
HSH Princess Benigna Reuss and Don Oscar Ascoz y Planes had their first child, Don Jaime María de Ascoz y Reuss, on 1 June. HH Sheikh Saeed bin Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum of Dubai and his wife, had a son. HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Saeed bin Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum was born on 4 June. After becoming a grandfather again last month [his daughter and son-in-law, HH Sheikha Hessa and HH Sheikh Saeed bin Dalmouk bin Juma Al Maktoum, had their first son and second child on 20 May. HH Sheikh Rashed joined older sister, HH Sheikha Hind], HH the Emir of Dubai now shares 2 more grandchildren with HM the King of Bahrain. Their children, HRH Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa of Bahrain and HH Sheikha Sheikha Bint Mohammed al Maktoum of Dubai, had twins, their second and third child, both named after a grandfather, HRH Sheikh Mohammed and HRH Sheikh Hamad, on 6 June. They are also parents to a daughter, HRH Sheikha Sheema, who was born in 2010.
The list of current (known) Royal pregnancies:
- HRH Princess Badiya bint El Hassan of Jordan and Khaled Blair. (1st child)
- TSH Prince Christian and Princess Lena of Schaumburg-Lippe (1st child)
- TRH Hereditary Prince Donatus and Hereditary Princess Floria of Hesse, née Countess of Faber-Castell (3rd child)
- TSH Prince Pawel and Princess Eloise Radziwill (4th child)
Royal engagements and weddings
Countess Hemma of Neipperg, the oldest daughter and fourth child HIRH Archduchess Andrea of Austria [herself the oldest child of the late HIRH Archduke Otto of Austria and his late wife, née HH Princess Regina of Saxe-Meiningen] and Hereditary Count Karl Eugen of Neipperg, married Roman Keno Spech on 2 June. The civil wedding of HSH Prince Christian of Salm-Horstmar and Countess Pilar Pilati von Thassul zu Daxberg took place on 6 June and the wedding of HSH Prince Constantin of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg and Freiin Alimée-Alexandrine of Gersdorff took place on 8 June. 4 Royal/Princely weddings took place on 16 June. The one of HRH Princess Maria Carolina of Bourbon-Parma [youngest daughter of HRH the late Duke of Parma and his former wife, HRH Princess Irene of the Netherlands] and Albert Brenninkmeijer; the one of HSH Princess Sophie of Liechtenstein and Count Clemens Hoyos; the one of Prince Ghislain de Broglie and Victoire Tetzlaff; and the one of HSH Prince Georg ”Jirí” Lobkowicz and Zdenka Hojková. HSH Princess Livia of Liechtenstein [daughter of HSH Prince Franz Géza and his late wife, née Laura Malvezzi Campeggi] married Richard Turner on 23 June.
HIH Prince Tomohito of Mikasa of Japan died on 6 june, while HRH Crown Prince Nayef bin Abdul Aziz al Saud of Saudi Arabia died on 16 June. HSH Fürst Heinrich IV Reuss died on 20 June.