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1650 – William III of Orange was born at The Hague on 4th November. He was the posthumous son of William II of Orange and of Mary Stuart, the eldest daughter of Charles I and Henrietta Maria of France. His grieving mother had given birth to him in a chamber draped with black mourning. 1689 ..

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1765 – William Henry Hanover, born on the 21st of August in Buckingham Palace, London, England. He was the son of King George III and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. He was so delighted to become king, on the death of his brother George IV, that he drove round London personally greeting his new subjects. 1779 – ..

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1921 – Born on January 5th. His godfather was His Holiness Pope Benedict XV. His titles are His Royal Highness Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg, Duke of Nassau, Prince of Bourbon Parma.   1953 – He was married on April 9th to Princess Jósephine-Charlotte of Belgium (sister of King Baudouin of Belgium).          – ..

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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 ..

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