Royal Families in Europe

Royal Families in Europe


Introduction

This section gives information about the European royal families. Each royal family starts on a separate page. On those pages you can find pictures of the current head of the family with spouse and children (when available), a list of all sovereigns, the line of succession to the throne, a link to the official website (when available), the genealogy of that royal family made by me, and to conclude links to other interesting sites.


About European royal families

In Europe today there are only ten monarchies left:

More information about these royal families can be found below and in the section Genealogies of European Royal Families.
(Note: Technically speaking Vatican City is also a monarchy. However, the popes are not covered on this website.)

Other European countries have also been monarchies in the past. Families that ruled a sovereign country since the Congres of Vienna of 1815 are considered as royal, even when the country they ruled has become a republic or lost its sovereignty later on.
Countries that became a republic or lost their sovereignty in the 20th century are:

More information about these royal families can be found below and in the section Genealogies of European Royal Families.
Only the Imperial and Royal families are available yet, the Grand-Ducal, Ducal and Princely families are still under construction.

Information about the royal families of European countries that became a republic or lost their sovereignty in the 19th century will follow later on.


The Reigning Royal Families


The Non-Reigning Royal Families


Links to other sites with information about royal families (in alfabetical order)

Links to sites that cover a single royal family are listed on the page of that royal family.

Message Boards and News Groups

Links to message boards and news groups that cover a single royal family are listed on the page of that royal family.


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Last updated: March 25th, 2008.

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