Royal Brides ~ Other
Royal brides. See separate boards for William & Kate, British royal brides, and wedding photos are included in boards for Monaco, Sweden, Netherlands
The 124th emperor of Japan, Hirohito (also known as Emperor Showa) married his distant cousin Princess Nagako Kuni on January 26, 1924.
Royal Engagement Rings Rubies Top Row, Left to Right: Crown Princess Mette-Marit and Queen Sonja (Sonja's originally belonged to King Harald's mother, and she gave it to Haakon when he proposed to Mette-Marit); Sarah, Duchess of York; Princess Mathilde; Crown Princess Mary Bottom Row, Left to Right: Princess Diana of Orléans; Clotilde, Princess of Venice and Piedmont; Princess Alexandra, now Countess of Frederiksborg (from her first marriage to Prince Joachim); Princess Märtha Louise
Princess Angela of Liechtenstein, Europe’s first black princess. Born in Panama and raised in the U.S., she met Prince Maximilian while working as a fashion designer in New York City. The couple married on January 29, 2000 and have since had a son, Prince Alfons.
King Hussein of Jordan married Elizabeth "Lisa" Halaby on June 15th, 1978, in Amman, his fourth wife and Queen of Jordan. She renounced her USA citizenship. She accepted Islam as it was her husbands religion, becoming known as Noor Al-Hussein which means Light of Hussein The Constitution of Jordan did not require her to accept Islam, but if she had not, her descendants would not have had succession rights. She is now known as Queen Noor, queen dowager of Jordan, upon her husband's death in 1999.
(R to L) Jordan's King Abdullah II, his wife Queen Rania, Queen Noor, mother of the groom, Crown Prince Hamzeh, the groom, his bride Princess Noor, Sherif Asem bin-Nayef and his ex-wife Firouzeh Vokhshouri, parents of the bride, attend the royal wedding on May 27, 2004
Their Serene Highnesses Prince Raphael Rainer and Princess Margarete of Thurn and Taxis. Married: May 24,1932
Princess Noor of Jordan married Prince Hamzah bin Al Hussein, her second cousin, May 27, 2004, at Zahran Palace in Amman. They divorced on September 9, 2009. Thereafter, Princess Noor reverted to the use of her maiden name HRH Princess Noor bint Asem.