1633 – James Stuart or King James II of England, born on the 14th of October at St. James’s Palace, London. He was the last Roman Catholic monarch to reign over the Kingdom of Scotland, Kingdom of England, King of Great Britain and Ireland, second surviving son of King Charles I and Henrietta Maria. Many ..
1955 – Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, the head of state of Luxembourg was born at Betzdorf Castle in Luxembourg on the 16th of April. The eldest son of Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg and Grand Duchess Joséphine-Charlotte (née Princess Joséphine-Charlotte of Belgium). His maternal grandparents were King Leopold III and Queen Astrid of Belgium ..
1984 – Born on the 15th of September in London, England. Prince Harry is the younger son of Charles, Prince of Wales and his first wife, the late Diana, Princess of Wales. – He is third in the line of succession to the British Throne and the thrones of the other Commonwealth Realms, ..
1394 – He was born on the 4th day of March this year. 1434 – After twelve years of failures, one of his seamen, Gil Eannes, bolder than the rest, and inspired by his master’s zeal and generosity, doubled the terrible Cape. 1437 – He was responsible for a disastrous attack on Tangier ..
1947 – Prince Hassan bin Talal born on the 20th of March in Amman, Jordan. He is the son of the late King Talal and Queen Zein al-Sharaf. 1965 – 1999 – Served as Crown Prince of Jordan. There are many theories in relation to why King Hussein made the succession change that he did, ..
1872 – Born in Charlottenlund on the 3rd of August. 1896 – Prince Carl married his first cousin Princess Maud of Wales, youngest daughter of the future King Edward VII of the United Kingdom and his wife, Princess Alexandra of Denmark, daughter of King Christian IX of Denmark and Princess Louise of Hesse-Cassel. 1905 – ..
Güyük was the third Mongol great khan, son of Ögedei Khan. Served as a military officer, as did the other senior princes of the Mongol Empire. 1233 – Conquered Puxian Wannu’s Dongxia Kingdom. 1236-1241 – Participated in the invasion of Russia and Europe with many of the other Mongol princes. 1246-1248 ..
1663 – Prince Eugene was born in Paris on October 18th. He is also known as Francois-Eugene de Savoie-Carignan. 1693 – He was made field marshal, Prince Eugene was the commander and diplomat who led the military campaigns that laid the foundations of Habsburg power in central Europe. He fought the Turks at Vienna, and ..
1330 – Born on June 15th in Woodstock, England. Edward, Prince of Wales, known as "The Black Prince", the eldest son of King Edward III and Philippa of Hainaut. 1333 – He was made Earl of Chester. 1337 – Was made Duke of Cornwall, being the first duke ever created in England. 1338 – Was ..
1470 – Born on November 4th in Westminster Abbey, London, England. Son of King Edward IV. 1471 – He was created Prince of Wales. – Edward and his brother Richard, Duke of York, were deposed by Richard III and was imprisoned in Tower of London. 1483 – He was proclaimed as the King ..