27 August 2010

Rosersbergs Slott


During nmy recent Stay in Stockholm i also made an Visit to Rosersberg Castle.By coincidenece it was the 21.08.2010 the day Jean Baptiste Bernadotte who used this Palace as Summer Residence was elected as swedish Crown Prince 200 years ago.
The Palace was statret to build in 1634 for the Lord High Treasurer Gabriel Bengtsson Oxenstierna, It got his name after the mother of it'Äs founder who came from the Tre Roser Family. In the second half of the 17th Century the Palace was modernized in the Barocque Style. In 1747 the Palace was bought by Baron Erland Broman who again mordernized it. After his death 10 years later it was bought by the swedish State who oput it at the disposal of Prine Karl, Duke of Södrmanland, the youngest brother of King Gustaf III. Prince Karl succeeded as King Karl XIII. after his nephew King Gustaf IV. Aolf had to abdicate in 1809. Later it was used by his adopted son King Carl XIV. Johan and his wife Queen Désirée who spend their summer there. They where the last members of the Royal family who used the Palace. It was later used by the swedish Infantry and until 1961 was a school of musketry. Now the Palace is open to the Public from June till August every year.

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11 August 2010

Another generation for the Island Mainau

Count Christian Bernadotte af Wisborg and his wife Christine, née Stoltmann have become parents of a son. Little Count Benedikt Maximilianw as born on 10.08.2010.
Count Christian is the younger son of the late Count Lennart Bernadotte af Wisborg and his second wife Sonja, née Haunz. Last year his engagment to Christine Stoltmann was announced. The couple married in a civil ceremony on 22.05.. The relgious cermeony who was planned for August was postponed to a later date.
http://www.focus.de/panorama/boulevard/leute-nachwuchs-auf-der-blumeninsel-mainau_aid_540299.html

second son for the Hereditary Princely Couple of Bentheim-Tecklenburg

Hereditary Princess Marissa zu Bentheim-Tekclenburg gave birth to her second son yesterday at the Evangelic Hospital Lippstadt. The little Prince whose full name is Carl-Emil Maximilian Moritz-Casimir Arnold weighted 3395 gramms and is 53 cm tall. He is the fourth child of the couple after Moritz (* 2003) Louise (* 2005) and Amalia (* 2007). http://www.die-glocke.de/gl/cgi/news/shownews.php?id=22294

08 August 2010

Diamond Wedding in the House of Bentheim-Steinfurt

TSH Fürstin Christian and Fürtin Sylvia zu Bentheim and Steinfurt celebrated their Diamond Wedding on 07. August 2010. On this occasion the local Newspaper ruhnachrichten published a Serie of Articles of the Wedding 60 years ago.

Die Hochzeit der Königskinder

Es waren zwei Königskinder
Sie war auch ein Mädchen im gestreiften Pulli
Photos from the Wedding in 1950
Guestlist from the Wedding
Interview with the diamond Couple