2010 Royal Year in Review!

Far too many things happened last year in the world of royalty to cover them all in one blog post, but here’s a look back at some of the important and/or interesting royal events of 2010:

Future King’s First Official Tour
How Prince William won over Australia and New Zealand

Danish Monarch Turns 70
European royals celebrate Queen Margrethe’s birthday (sorry, this link has expired)

Traditional Leader Crowned
Coronation of Uganda’s King Oyo (this link has expired)

Swedish Princess Breaks Engagement
Princess Madeleine takes time out after split

King Remains Quiet
A regal silence in Thailand’s crisis

Cute Family Photo of the Year
A birthday cake for Moroccan prince (photo has expired)

Embarrassing Video of the Year
Duchess Fergie’s latest scandal – caught on camera

Tragedy in Kuwait
Kuwaiti prince ‘shot dead by uncle’

Wedding of Sweden’s Crown Princess
Royal wedding ceremony – inside the church (link expired)

Monaco’s Prince (Finally) Engaged
Engagement brings end to colorful bachelorhood

Queen Elizabeth Visits the UN
Queen Elizabeth speech to UN general assembly (video)

Spanish Victory, Dutch Defeat
Royals attend final World Cup match (link expired)

Danish Princess Pregnant – With Twins
Crown Prince Frederik: There is a double miracle

How Not to Keep Your Job
Minister sacked after he’s found in Swazi queen’s bed

Royal Fashion Icon of the Year
Sheikha Mozah brings her chic to England (photos)

“The Greatest and Most Historic Day”
Kingdom of Tonga holds first popular vote (expired)

Charles and Camilla’s Car Attacked
“Off with their heads” – royal car attacked (expired)

How Not to Get Your Throne Back
Son shoots holes in ex-king’s hopes of returning to power in Nepal

Oh, and Maybe You Heard About This…
Prince William and Kate Middleton engaged

Tired of Royal Engagements Yet?
Zara Phillips and Mike Tindall engaged to be married (video)

What did I leave out that you would have included? What royal news stories from 2010 will you remember most?

As always, to find out all the latest news from the world of royalty, be sure to visit the Royalty.nu News page!

0 Replies to “2010 Royal Year in Review!”

  1. I saw in You tube the coronation of Queen Elizabeth it was a historical event on BBC America. I like the movie The Young Victoria she was also to become Queen when her father or Uncle died. I enjoyed watching movies regarding about Elizabeth and Victoria.

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