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Royal Spring Babies: Full list of Royals in Europe's Birthday Celebrants for APRIL

Members of the Royal Houses in Europe who celebrate birthdays in APRIL.  

Lord Frederick Windsor was born on April 6, 1979. He is the eldest child of Prince Michael of Kent and his wife, Princess Michael of Kent (born Baroness Marie Christine von Reibnitz). 

Lord Frederick Windsor and his wife, Sophie, attending the wedding of Princess Eugenie in 2018

Lord Frederick Windsor works as an investment banker and is currently Vice President at JP Morgan and Chase in London.

He went to the same school as his cousins, Princes William and Harry, at Wetherby School and Eton College. And attended Cambridge University and graduated in 2002.

Lady Gabriella, Lord Frederick, Lady Frederick, Prince and Princess Michael of Kent in the balcony of Buckingham Palace during Trooping the Colors

He has a younger sister, Lady Gabriella Windsor-Kingston. They both grew up in Kensington Palace as direct neighbors of the Prince and Princess of Wales.

Nicknamed Freddie, Lord Frederick married British actress, Sophie Winkleman in 2009 whom he has two children. He is currently 53rd in the line of succession to the British throne.

Leah Isadora Behn was born on April 8, 2005, as the second daughter of Princess Martha Louise of Norway and Ari Behn, a Norwegian author, playwright and visual artist. Her father died by suicide on Christmas day in 2019. 

Isadora Behn, a granddaughter of King Harald V of Norway

As a granddaughter of King Harald V of Norway, Isadora is currently 6th in the line of succession to the Norwegian throne. And as a great-great-great-granddaughter of King Edward VII of the United Kingdom (through his daughter Princess Maud), she is listed in the line of succession to the British throne.

Princess Tatjana of Liechtenstein was born on April 10, 1973, the only daughter of the Sovereign Prince of Liechtenstein, Prince Hans-Adam II, and the late Princess Marie.

Princess Tatjana studied Business Administration at the European Business School of Madrid in Spain. There was a rumor before that she was being matched in marriage to the future Spanish monarch, Prince Felipe.

Princess Tatjana of Liechtenstein and Baron Philipp von Latorff on their wedding day

Nothing came out of the supposed royal match as the Prince of Asturias was more enamored with fashion models than fellow royals. After obtaining a degree she went back to live in Liechtenstein. She married an Austrian aristocrat, Baron Philipp von Latorff, whose mother is a Hungarian countess, on June 5, 1999. They have seven children: two sons and five daughters.

Prince Floris of Orange-Nassau, van Vollenhoven born on April 10, 1975. He is the youngest child of Princess Margriet of The Netherlands and Pieter van Vollenhoven, a college professor. 

Prince Floris with his wife, Princess Aimee

His mother is the youngest daughter of Queen Juliana of The Netherlands, making him a first cousin of the reigning Dutch monarch, Willem-Alexander. 

He and his brothers earned the courtesy title of "prince" upon birth due to their succession rights.

In 2005, he did not seek parliamentary approval, as required in the Dutch law, for his marriage to a commoner, thus, removing him from the line of succession.

Prince Floris of Orange-Nassau, von Vollenhoven

Also upon the abdication of Queen Beatrix in April 2013, it was confirmed that the children of Princess Margriet and their descendants would no longer be in line to succeed according to the Membership of The Royal House Act which limits the succession to the direct family of King Willem-Alexander.

Princess Ariane of the Netherlands was born on April 10, 2007, she is the youngest of the three daughters of King Willem-Alexander of The Netherlands and Queen Maxima. 

Princess Ariane is currently third in the line of succession to the Dutch throne behind her two older sisters, Princess Catharina-Amalia and Princess Ariane.

King Philippe of the Belgians was born on April 15, 1960. He is the eldest child of King Albert II of Belgium and Queen Paola. He has two younger siblings, Princess Astrid, Archduchess of Austria-Este, and Prince Laurent. And a half-sister.

King Philippe of the Belgians

He succeeded as King of the Belgians upon his father's abdication on July 21, 2013, for health reasons. 

King Philippe is a first cousin of Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg. King Harald V of Norway is first cousin of his father, making him second cousin to Crown Prince Haakon of Norway.

Queen Margrethe II of Denmark was born on April 16, 1940, as the eldest child among the three daughters of King Frederick IX of Denmark and Queen Ingrid, born Princess Ingrid of Sweden. She succeeded her father on January 14, 1972. 


She has two younger sisters, Princess Benedikte and Queen Anne of Greece. She is first cousin of King Carl XVI Gustav of Sweden, and third cousin of Queen Elizabeth II of Britain, King Harald V of Norway, King Juan Carlos of Spain and his wife, Queen Sofia.

She became a widow in February 2018 when Prince Henrik died after a short illness. They had two sons, Crown Prince Frederick of Denmark and Prince Joachim of Denmark.

Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg was born on April 16, 1955, to Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg and Princess Josephine-Charlotte of Belgium. 

He is a first cousin of King Philippe of the Belgians.

Prince Sebastien of Luxembourg was born on April 16, 1992. He shared a birthday with his father, Grand Duke Henri. 

He is currently 7th in the line of succession to the Luxembourgian throne behind his two older brothers and their children, and older sister, Princess Alexandra.

Princess Eleonore of Belgium was born on April 16, 2008, as the youngest child of King Philippe of the Belgians and Queen Mathilde. 

She is currently fourth in the line of succession to the Belgian throne behind her three older siblings, Princess Elisabeth, the Duchess of Brabant, Prince Gabriel, and Prince Emmanuelle.

Prince Maurits of Orange-Nassau von Vollenhoven was born on April 17, 1968 as the eldest child among the four sons of Princess Margriet of The Netherlands and Pieter van Vollenhoven, a college professor. He co-owned an investment company in The Netherlands.

Prince Maurits of Orange-Nassau, von Vollenhoven

His mother is the youngest daughter of Queen Juliana of The Netherlands, making him a first cousin of the reigning Dutch monarch, Willem-Alexander. He and his brothers earned the courtesy title of "prince" upon birth due to their succession rights.

Upon the abdication of Queen Beatrix in April 2013, it was confirmed that the children of Princess Margriet and their descendants would no longer be in line to succeed according to the Membership of The Royal House Act which limits the succession to the direct family of King Willem-Alexander.

Prince Maurits (left) with two of his three brothers, Prince Floris and Prince Pieter

Nonetheless, Prince Maurits still appeared in the official website of the Dutch royal family

He studied Economics at the University of Groningen and awarded the degree in 1995. He was appointed by his cousin, King Willem-Alexander as his Aide-de-Camp Extraordinary in May 2013 and promoted on the same day to the rank of Commander in the Royal Dutch Navy.

He married Marilene van den Broek on May 29, 1998. They have three children together.

Prince Maurits is the only son of Princess Margriet to carry the family name of her father, Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld, and by Royal Decree, he and his children carried the coined surname, van Lippe-Biesterfeld van Vollenhoven.

Princess Annette of Orange-Nassau. She was born on April 18, 1972, as Annette Sekreve in The Hague. In July 2000, she married Prince Bernhard of Orange-Nassau von Vollenhoven, the second son of Princess Margriet of The Netherlands and Pieter von Vollenhoven. Upon marriage, she was granted

the courtesy style of Her Highness, Princess of Orange-Nassau, van Vollenhoven.

Prince Alexander of Sweden, Duke of Sodermanland was born on April 19, 2016 as the eldest son of Prince Carl Philip of Sweden, Duke of Varmland, and his wife, Sofia. Prince Carl Philip is the only son of King Carl XVI Gustav of Sweden.

Prince Alexander of Sweden

In October 2019, the Swedish king reduced the number of his family under the current House of Bernadotte, stripping his grandchildren, who are not children of the Crown Princess, their HRH status. 

However, Prince Alexander, his two younger brothers, and cousins from his aunt, Princess Madeleine, retained their places in the line of succession to the Swedish throne.

He is also listed in the line of succession to the British throne as a direct descendant, through his father, of Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught, and Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany, two sons of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom.

Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom was born on April 21, 1926, to then Duke and Duchess of York, later King George VI and Queen Elizabeth. She has an only sibling, Princess Margaret, who died in 2002. 

Queen Elizabeth II

The British Queen is unique because she's the only Head of State in the world who has two birthday celebrations. Her real birthday, April 21, does not have so much fanfare because her official and elaborate birthday celebration is traditionally observed on the second Saturday of June with special events like Trooping the Colours, a ceremony performed by regiments of the British army.

The tradition began in 1748 for King George II, the second Hanoverian king in Britain. And in most cases, it is declared an official public holiday. However, the Queen's official birthday celebration in June varies in other Commonwealth Realms and Dominions.

The royal family appeared in Buckingham Palace balcony to watch the fly-past of RAF during Trooping the Colors in 2010 to mark the Queen's official birthday

In Canada and Belize, it is celebrated every May. In New Zealand, the Queen's Birthday is celebrated every first Monday of June, while in Australia and Papua New Guinea, every second Monday of June.

Tuvalu and Solomon Islands marked the celebration just like in the United Kingdom, every second Saturday of June. The Queen's official birthday is considered a public holiday in the Commonwealth Realms and Dominions.

This year, the Queen turns 96, the oldest living British monarch in history, and the oldest current Head of State in the world. 

This year also marks her 70th year on the throne, the longest for a British monarch. She is also the only British monarch who celebrated 73 years of marriage before the death of her husband, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, in April 2021.

Princess Isabella of Denmark was born on April 21, 2007. She is the second child and eldest daughter of Crown Prince Frederick and his wife, Crown Princess Mary. Princess Isabella is the eldest granddaughter of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark. She has Scottish blood through her mother. 

She is also titled Countess of Monpezat since April 29, 2008, when Queen Margrethe II granted the title to her male-line descendants. 

She is currently third in the line of succession to the Danish throne behind her father, the Crown Prince, and older brother, Prince Christian.

According to the Danish royal family's official website Princess Isabella and her siblings, began a 12-week stay at the International School, Lemania-Verbier in Switzerland on January 6, 2020, but were cut short due to the pandemic, and they went home in March 2020.

The infant Princess Isabella at her christening in 2007 at Fredensborg Castle. Crown Princess Frederick was holding Prince Christian.

It was announced that on Saturday April 30, 2022, Princess Isabella will be confirmed in Fredensborg Palace Church, where she was baptized in July 2007.

Lady Gabriella Windsor-Kingston. She was born on April 23, 1981 to Prince Michael of Kent and his wife, Princess Michael of Kent, born Baroness Marie Christine von Reibnitz. She has an elder brother, Lord Frederick Windsor.

Lady Gabriella Windsor and her husband, Thomas Kingston, attending the memorial service for Prince Philip, in March 2022

Lady Gabriella obtained her Comparative Literature and Hispanic Studies degree from Brown University in Rhode Island, United States in May 2004. She also obtained a master's degree in Philosophy - Social Anthropology in 2012 from Oxford University. 

She works as a freelance journalist. In May 2019, she married financier Thomas Kingston. Ella to family, Lady Gabriella is currently 56th in the line of succession to the British throne.

Prince Louis of Cambridge was born on April 23, 2018. He has three Christian names: Louis in honor of his paternal great-great-great-uncle, Lord Louis Mountbatten, maternal uncle of Prince Philip; Arthur - one of the names of his father, Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge; Charles in honor of his paternal grandfather, the Prince of Wales.

Prince Louis of Cambridge

He is the first British Prince in history to be outranked by an older sister in the line of succession to the British throne due to the succession law changes in 2013 which took effect in 2015, three years before his birth.



Currently, he is 5th in the line of succession to the British throne behind his grandfather, father, and two older siblings: George and Charlotte. Prince Louis started his education in April 2021 at Willcocks Nursery School near Kensington Palace. 

Prince Philippos of Greece and Denmark was born on April 26, 1986 at St. Mary's Hospital in London, United Kingdom. He is the youngest child of ex-King Constantine II of Greece and Queen Anne-Marie, formerly Princess Anne-Marie of Denmark.

Prince Philippos has a royally ensemble of grandparents. Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Diana, Princess of Wales, King Juan Carlos of Spain, Princess Benedikte of Denmark. He is a financier and worked for an investment company in the United States.


He married Nina Flohr, the only child of VistaJest founder, Thomas Flohr, in Switzerland in a civil ceremony, their religious ceremony was held in Athens on October 26, 2021, the first royal wedding held in Athens Cathedral since his parents wed in 1964.

King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands was born on April 27, 1967 as the eldest child among three sons of Princess Beatrix of Orange-Nassau and German diplomat, Claus van Amsberg. 

When his mother ascended to the Dutch throne on April 30, 1980, he became heir-apparent and was given the title The Prince of Orange. His mother abdicated on April 30, 2013 in favor of him.

He married Argentinian investment banker, Maxima Zorreguieta Cerruti, in February 2002, and have three daughters together.

Lady Helen Windsor-Taylor. Born on April 28, 1964, she is the only daughter of Prince Edward, the Duke of Kent, and The Honorable Katharine Worsley. 

Lady Helen Windsor-Taylor and husband, Tim Taylor, attended the wedding of her cousin, Lady Gabriella Windsor in May 2019 at St. George's chapel. Photo credit: Royal Portrait Gallery

She's a first cousin to Lady Gabriella and Lord Frederick Windsor. They are both second cousins of Prince Charles through the Queen and third cousins of Prince William through Prince Philip. Their paternal grandmother, Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark, was Prince Philip's first cousin.

Lady Helen married Art dealer, Timothy Taylor, in 1992 and have four children together. She is currently 47th in the line of succession to the British throne.

Princess Benedikte of Denmark, Princess of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg, was born on April 29, 1944, a member of the Danish Royal Family. She is the second child of King Frederick IX of Denmark and Queen Ingrid. 

Princess Benedikte attends the New Year's Gala 2020. Credit: Royal Portraits Gallery

She is a younger sister of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark and an older sister of Queen Anne-Marie of Greece. She married Prince Richard of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg in 1968. Prince Richard died in 2017. They had three children together: Prince Gustav, Princess Alexandra, and Princess Nathalie

Princess Benedikte often represented her sister, the Queen, in many public events. She is currently 11th in the line of succession to the Danish throne. 

Maud Angelica Behn was born on April 29, 2003. She is the eldest child of Princess Martha Louise of Norway and Ari Behn, Norwegian author, playwright, and visual artist who died by suicide on Christmas day in 2019. 

Maud Angelica Behn

Her father suffered from depression and mental anxiety leading to his suicide. She delivered an emotionally charged eulogy for her father during the funeral at Oslo cathedral on January 3, 2020, where she talked about mental health.

Part of her speech as published by Tara, Norway's largest magazine:

"I could not stop my dad from committing suicide, but I might be able to stop others. I could not say have it to dad. I wanted to say how happy I was with him and how grateful I was for him. I could not say it directly to him, so I thought at least I could say it after he was gone"

She was awarded the Tara Prize for "The Bravest Woman of the Year 2020" for giving a powerful speech at the age of 16.

Maud Angelica and her mother, Princess Martha Louise, during her father's funeral, January 3, 2020

Her father left behind a completed manuscript of a children's book which he co-wrote with her. There's no words, however, from the publisher, when the book will be published.

Ari Behn and Princess Martha Louise of Norway divorced in 2017 after 13 years of marriage.

Infanta Sofia of Spain was born on April 29, 2007 to then Prince and Princess of Asturias. She was named after her grandmother, Queen Sofia. Since birth, just like her older sister, Princess Leonor, she bears the courtesy style of Her Royal Highness.

Infanta Sofia of Spain
Infanta Sofia (right) with her sister, Princess Leonor (left)

Sofia's title of Infanta is given to daughters of Spanish monarchs and princes who are not in direct succession to the Spanish throne. 

Infanta Sofia of Spain

Since June 2014, she is second-in-line of succession to the Spanish throne behind her older sister, the Princess of Asturias.

King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden was born Carl Gustaf Folke Hubertus; on 30 April 1946, he is the youngest and only son of Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten, and Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, both great-grandchildren of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom.

His father died in January 1947 in an airplane crash in Denmark when he was only nine months old. He became Crown Prince of Sweden in 1950 at the age of four. And ascended the Swedish throne in September 1973 on the death of his grandfather, Gustaf VI Adolf.

In 1976, he married Silvia Sommerlath, a German-Brazilian he met during the 1972 Munich Olympics. They have three children, Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Carl Philip, and Princess Madeleine.

The King and Queen of Sweden. Photo credit: Kungahuset website

The current members of the House of Bernadotte. Photo credit: Kungahuset website

The king is a great-great grandson of Queen Victoria twice over, and a step-grandson of Queen Louise, the maternal aunt of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh,

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