Saturday, March 6, 2010

The 'secret' Danish princess who may be a 5

There are currently 5 princesses who are born Danes - Princess Elisabeth, cousin of the three sisters, Queen Margrethe of Denmark, Princess Benedike, and Queen Anne Marie of the Hellenes, and the dignified lady residing in the UK.
Known as HRH The Duchess of Gloucester, the demeure former Birgitte van Deurs, married HRH Prince Richard of Gloucester, the second son of HRH The Prince Henry (third son of George V and Queen Mary) and his aristocratic artist wife and Duke's daughter, Lady Alice Montagu-Douglas-Scott. They planned to live discreetly without the pressure of royal duties until the day Richard became his father's heir. The funloving older son, Prince William, died piloting and the quiet young couple had to give up his architectural career for duty.

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Sheikha Mozah - a Three in Doha?

Her Highness Mozah Bint Nasser, wife of the Emir of Qatar, is another commoner who married royalty and is transforming the role of women in her country. The gas-rich petroleum exporting Gulf State has been investing in its human capacity with the Sheikha a driving force.