Royal Family Members

The immediate family of Kings, female monarchs, and Sultans is called a royal family. Sometimes, their extended family is also included in a royal family. A royal family generally includes the spouse of the current monarch, children, grandchildren, sisters, brothers, and cousins of the ruling monarch, and also their spouses. Surviving spouses of a deceased monarch is also part of a royal family. In some cases, the term royal family member is also used for great grandchildren and distant descendants of a monarch.

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Princess Diana
(Member of the British Royal Family)

Princess Diana
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Birthdate: July 1, 1961
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sandringham, Norfolk, England
Died: August 31, 1997

The first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, Princess Diana was a member of the British royal family. As a princess, she became known for her unconventional approach to charity work. She was celebrated as a style icon and fashionista as well. She divorced Charles in 1996 and died in a tragic car accident the following year.

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Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon
(Sibling of Queen Elizabeth II)

Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon
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Birthdate: August 21, 1930
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Glamis, Scotland
Died: February 9, 2002

A rebellion at heart with a colourful personality, Princess Margaret Rose Windsor, Countess of Snowdon could not be more different from her reserved elder sister, Queen Elizabeth II. Known for her lavish lifestyle filled with parties and drinks and glamour, this fiercely independent Royal’s life was rocked with scandals and unfulfilled romances.

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Meghan Markle
(The Duchess of Sussex)

Meghan Markle
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Birthdate: August 4, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Meghan Markle, best known as Rachel Zane from the series Suits, became the Duchess of Sussex after marrying Britain’s Prince Harry in 2018. Following this, she quit acting. Meghan and Harry later stepped down from their royal roles and moved to the U.S. They later signed a deal with Netflix.
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Prince Philip
(Husband of Queen Elizabeth II)

Prince Philip
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Birthdate: June 10, 1921
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mon Repos, Corfu, Greece
Died: April 9, 2021

Prince Philip was the husband of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom. Born into the Greek and Danish royal families, he first met Elizabeth in 1934. After courting her for a few years, he married her in 1947. He was formally made a British prince in 1957. He was the oldest-ever male member of the British royal family. 

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Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge
(The Duchess of Cambridge)

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge
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Birthdate: January 9, 1982
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Reading, England

Catherine “Kate” Middleton became the Duchess of Cambridge after her marriage to Prince William in 2011. Associated with countless charities, Kate and William started a mental-health campaign named Heads Together. Kate also gave rise to the “Kate Middleton effect" in the fashion world and was named to Time 100.

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Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon
( Queen of the United Kingdom From 1936 to 1952)

Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon
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Birthdate: August 4, 1900
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hitchin, London
Died: March 30, 2002
Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, better known as The Queen Mother, was King George VI’s wife and the mother of Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Margaret. She ruled England as the Queen from 1936 to 1952, after which her daughter Elizabeth II took over. She was also the last empress of India.
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Grace Kelly
(Princess of Monaco)

Grace Kelly
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Birthdate: November 12, 1929
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: September 14, 1982

Aptly named by her parents, Grace Kelly was one of the most graceful and talented actresses of her era, starring in 11 feature films and over 60 TV productions. A darling of Alfred Hitchcock movies, this Oscar winning actress left her successful Hollywood career after her wedding to Prince Rainier III of Monaco, and thus became the Princess of Monaco.

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Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor
(Son of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle)

Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor
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Birthdate: May 6, 2019
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London

Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor is the son of Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex. He is the seventh person in the line of succession to the British throne. Although Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor was entitled to a courtesy title, his parents declined the title as they want him to grow up as a private citizen.

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Catherine of Aragon
( First Wife of King Henry VIII)

Catherine of Aragon
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Birthdate: December 16, 1485
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Archbishop's Palace of Alcalá de Henares, Alcala de Henares, Spain
Died: January 7, 1536

Catherine of Aragon was one of the most popular English royal consorts of all time. A patron of Renaissance humanism, she gained widespread admiration for starting a program for the relief of the poor. A woman who was ahead of her time, Catherine commissioned The Education of a Christian Woman, a controversial book promoting women's right to education.

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Princess Alice of Battenberg
(Mother-in-law of Queen Elizabeth II)

Princess Alice of Battenberg
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Birthdate: February 5, 1885
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Windsor Castle, Windsor, England
Died: December 5, 1969

Princess Alice of Battenberg, the great-granddaughter of Britain’s Queen Victoria, became Princess Andrew of Greece and Denmark in 1903 after her marriage. During the Second World War, she sheltered Jewish refugees and worked for the Red Cross. She was posthumously named a ‘Hero of the Holocaust’ by the British government in 2010. She was the mother-in-law of Queen Elizabeth II.

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Prince George of Cambridge
(Eldest child of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge)

Prince George of Cambridge
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Birthdate: July 2, 2013
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Paddington, London, England

A member of the British royal family, Prince George of Cambridge is currently third in the line of succession to the throne. When he was just a toddler, George was identified as one of the best-dressed people in Britain. The clothing similar to what he wore sold better; his influence in the fashion business was called the royal baby effect

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Albert, Prince Consort
(Consort of Queen Victoria)

Albert, Prince Consort
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Birthdate: August 26, 1819
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Schloss Schloss Rosenau, Coburg, Rödental, Germany
Died: December 14, 1861

Albert, Prince Consort was the husband of Queen Victoria who earned a reputation for promoting public causes like the abolition of slavery worldwide and educational reform. He also helped develop Britain's constitutional monarchy by guiding his wife during her dealings with Parliament. After his untimely death at age 42, Queen Victoria started wearing black for the remainder of her life. 

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Princess Charlotte of Cambridge
(Daughter of Prince William)

Princess Charlotte of Cambridge
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Birthdate: May 2, 2015
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Princess Charlotte of Cambridge is the only daughter and the second child of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and the great-granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II. Fourth in the line of succession to the throne of Britain, she has two brothers, Prince George and Prince Louis.

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Prince Louis of Cambridge
(Member of the British Royal Family)

Prince Louis of Cambridge
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Birthdate: April 23, 2018
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: St Mary's Hospital, London, England

Prince Louis of Cambridge is the second son of Catherine and Prince William. One of the members of the British royal family, Louis is behind his grandfather, father, brother, and sister in the line of succession to the throne; he is the first British prince to be ranked behind a sister after the enactment of the Perth Agreement

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Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia
(Daughter of Tsar Nicholas II)

Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia
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Birthdate: June 18, 1901
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Peterhof, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: July 17, 1918
Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia was the youngest daughter of Tsar Nicholas II. She was assassinated by the Bolsheviks in July 1918. However, rumors of her escape sprung up later, with many imposters claiming to be Anastasia. Nevertheless, DNA tests have dismissed any chances of Anastasia’s survival.

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Sophie, Countess of Wessex
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Birthdate: January 20, 1965
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: radcliffe infirmary, Oxford, England
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Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark
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Birthdate: February 2, 1882
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Athens, Greece
Died: December 3, 1944

Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark, the son of King George I of Greece, served as a major general in the Greco-Turkish War of 1919–1922. The Turkish forces recaptured Smyrna and Andrew was blamed for the loss of Greek territory. As a result, he was exiled from Greece and he lived in France where he died.

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Prince Harry
(Duke of Sussex)

Prince Harry
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Birthdate: September 15, 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: St Mary's Hospital, London, England
England's Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, is the younger son of Prince Charles and Princess Diana. He has served the British army in Afghanistan. He established the Invictus Games and also helps scores of charities. Along with wife Meghan Markle, he stepped down from all royal roles in 2020.
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Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum
(Crown Prince of Dubai)

Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum
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Birthdate: November 14, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

The Crown Prince of Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum is the son of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and his senior wife, Sheikha Hind bint Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum. An alumnus of the London School of Economics, he writes poetry and is a skilled skydiver and a scuba diver.

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Princess Beatrice of York
(Elder daughter of Prince Andrew)

Princess Beatrice of York
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Birthdate: August 8, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London, England
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Princess Alice of the United Kingdom
(Grand Duchess of Hesse)

Princess Alice of the United Kingdom
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Birthdate: April 25, 1843
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Died: December 14, 1878
Princess Alice was the third child of England’s Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. Her organization Princess Alice Women's Guild oversaw military hospitals during the Austro-Prussian War. She became the Grand Duchy of Hesse by virtue of her marriage to German Prince Louis. She eventually died due to diptheria.

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Frances Shand Kydd
(Mother of Diana, Princess of Wales)

Frances Shand Kydd
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Birthdate: April 20, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sandringham House, Norfolk, England
Died: June 3, 2004
Frances Ruth Shand Kydd was the mother of Diana, Princess of Wales. She apparently had a tiff with Diana over an interview with Hello! magazine and was not on speaking terms with her at the time of her death. Frances later spent most of her time in Catholic charitable initiatives.
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Philippe I, Duke of Orléans
(Son of Louis XIII of France)

Philippe I, Duke of Orléans
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Birthdate: September 21, 1640
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France
Died: June 9, 1701

Philippe I, Duke of Orléans received the dukedoms of Chartres and Valois in 1661 as the younger son of Louis XIII of France. Unlike most royal persons of his generation, Philippe was open about his homosexuality and did not think twice before acting effeminately in public. However, he fathered several children and earned the nickname the grandfather of Europe.

Princess Cecilie of Greece and Denmark
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Birthdate: June 22, 1911
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tatoi Palace, Tatoi, Greece
Died: November 16, 1937
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Timothy Laurence
(Husband of Princess Anne, Navy officer)

Timothy Laurence
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Birthdate: March 1, 1955
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Camberwell, London, England
Timothy Laurence is a former officer of the British Royal Navy. He is married to Princess Anne since 1992. From 1986 to 1989, he was the equerry to Queen Elizabeth II, and met Anne during that time. He serves on the boards of various charitable and professional bodies.

Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld
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Birthdate: August 17, 1786
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Coburg, Germany
Died: March 16, 1861

Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, mother of Queen Victoria of the U.K., was a German princess who became the Duchess of Kent and Strathearn by virtue of her marriage to Prince Edward. She was initially married to Charles, Prince of Leiningen. The Royal Chapel of All Saints was dedicated to her.

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Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom
(Youngest Child of Queen Victoria)

Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom
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Birthdate: April 14, 1857
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London, England
Died: October 26, 1944
Princess Beatrice of the U.K. was the fifth daughter and the youngest child of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. She stayed with her mother long after all her siblings married and left. She eventually married Prince Henry of Battenberg, and she and her husband continued to live with the Queen. 

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Sarah Churchill
(Actress the daughter of Winston Churchill)

Sarah Churchill
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Birthdate: October 7, 1914
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London, England
Died: September 24, 1982
Sarah Churchill, daughter of British prime minister Winston Churchill, is best remembered for her performance as Anne Ashmond in the film Royal Wedding. She had also served as an air force interpreter during World War II. She also released many lithographic prints and paintings of her father.
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Caroline, Princess of Hanover
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Birthdate: January 23, 1957
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Monaco
Caroline, Princess of Hanover, is the daughter of Rainier III, Prince of Monaco, and renowned American actor Grace Kelly. An avid philanthropist, she was named a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador and won the UNICEF Children's Champion Award for her charity work. She is married to Ernst August, Prince of Hanover.

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Lucrezia Borgia
(Noblewoman)

Lucrezia Borgia
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Birthdate: April 18, 1480
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Subiaco, Italy
Died: June 24, 1519
Spanish-Italian noblewoman Lucrezia Borgia, daughter of Pope Alexander VI, ruled as the governor of Spoleto. She was part of many politically motivated marriages. She has been portrayed as the femme fatale in many movies and novels. Dosso Dossi’s Portrait of a Youth is the only credible portrait of Lucrezia.
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Mark Phillips
(Equestrian, Anne, Princess Royal's ex-husband)

Mark Phillips
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Birthdate: September 22, 1948
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tetbury, Gloucestershire, England
Noted British equestrian Mark Phillips is known for his Olympic gold-medal win in 1972. He also won an Olympic silver in 1988. He was married to Princess Anne from 1973 to 1992. He writes columns for Horse & Hound magazine, is the USEA chef d'equipe, and designs eventing courses. 

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Fatimah bint Muhammad
(Daughter of Muḥammad)

Fatimah bint Muhammad
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Birthdate: 0615 AD
Birthplace: Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Died: August 18, 0632
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Seretse Khama
(Politician)

Seretse Khama
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Birthdate: July 1, 1921
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Serowe, Botswana
Died: July 13, 1980

Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden
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Birthdate: July 14, 1977
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Solna, Sweden
Victoria, the Crown Princess of Sweden and the Duchess of Västergötland, is the eldest child of King Carl XVI Gustaf. She is the heir to the Swedish throne by Sweden’s Act of Succession that brought about royal absolute primogeniture into practice. She also works to raise money for disabled children.

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Princess Charlene of Monaco
(Princess consort of Monaco (Since 2011))

Princess Charlene of Monaco
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Birthdate: January 25, 1978
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Charlene, Princess of Monaco, was once an Olympic swimmer and represented South Africa at the Sydney Olympics in 2000. She met her husband, Prince Albert, at a swimming competition. She now owns the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation and works for causes related to AIDS, sports, and underprivileged children.

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Lady Margaret Beaufort
(Mother of King Henry VII, Noblewoman)

Lady Margaret Beaufort
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Birthdate: May 31, 1443
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bletsoe Castle, Bedfordshire, England
Died: June 29, 1509
Lady Margaret Beaufort, descendant of King Edward III, was a significant figure during the Wars of the Roses. She laid the foundation of the Tudor Dynasty by helping her son, Henry Tudor, acquire the English throne. She also established the Cambridge institutes Christ's College and St. John's College

Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine
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Birthdate: April 5, 1863
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, England
Died: September 24, 1950

Princess Charlotte of Wales
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Birthdate: January 7, 1796
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Carlton House, London, England
Died: November 6, 1817

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John of Gaunt
(Nobleman)

John of Gaunt
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Birthdate: March 6, 1340
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ghent, Belgium
Died: February 3, 1399

John of Gaunt was an English prince, statesman, and military leader. An influential figure, John of Gaunt is credited with founding the royal House of Lancaster, which would later produce men to ascend the royal throne. Early in his career, John spent considerable time in Spain participating in the Hundred Years' War.

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Edward, the Black Prince
(Duke of Cornwall)

Edward, the Black Prince
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Birthdate: June 15, 1330
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Woodstock Palace, England
Died: June 8, 1376

Princess Märtha of Sweden
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Birthdate: March 28, 1901
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: April 5, 1954

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Prince Michael of Kent
(Member of the British Royal family)

Prince Michael of Kent
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Birthdate: July 4, 1942
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Coppins, Iver, Buckinghamshire, England

A member of the British royal family, Prince Michael of Kent is a grandson of King George V and Queen Mary. He is currently 48th in the line of succession to the British throne. He is a businessman and runs his own consultancy business with operations across the world. He has a keen interest in sports and is a Freemason.

Hussein, Crown Prince of Jordan
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Birthdate: June 28, 1994
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Amman, Jordan

Princess Feodora of Leiningen
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Birthdate: December 7, 1807
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Amorbach, Germany
Died: September 23, 1872

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Haya bint Hussein
(Princess of Jordan, Equestrian)

Haya bint Hussein
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Birthdate: May 3, 1974
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Amman, Jordan

Haya bint Hussein, daughter of King Hussein of Jordan, was the second wife of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Emirate of Dubai, before her much-publicized divorce. A skilled equestrian, she represented Jordan at the 2000 Sydney Olympics and has also headed the International Federation for Equestrian Sports.

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Betty Ford
(Former First Lady of the United States)

Betty Ford
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Birthdate: April 8, 1918
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: July 8, 2011

Betty Ford served as the First Lady of the US from 1974 to 1977. One of the most popular First Ladies in history, Ford was a passionate supporter of abortion rights and worked towards raising breast cancer awareness. She commented on topics like sex, drugs, abortion, and equal pay. In 1991, she was honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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Françoise d'Aubigné, Marquise de Maintenon
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Birthdate: November 27, 1635
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Niort, France
Died: April 15, 1719

Françoise d'Aubigné was a French noblewoman. She was secretly married to King Louis XIV and was one of his closest advisers. She was never considered the queen of France and served as the royal children's governess. She was born in an impoverished family and was previously married to poet Paul Scarron. She married Louis years after Scarron’s death.

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Haakon, Crown Prince of Norway
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Birthdate: July 20, 1973
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Oslo, Norway

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Sophia of Hanover
(Electress of Hanover)

Sophia of Hanover
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Birthdate: October 14, 1630
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: The Hague, Netherlands
Died: June 8, 1714
Sophia of Hanover was the Electress of Hanover, through her marriage to Ernest Augustus. After a long conflict regarding the succession of the throne of England, she died just 2 months before she could become the queen. An art connoisseur, she played a crucial role in creating the Herrenhausen Gardens

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William the Silent
(Dutch prince)

William the Silent
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Birthdate: April 24, 1533
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dillenburg, Germany
Died: July 10, 1584

William the Silent played an important role in the Dutch Revolt where he led a group of fighters against the Spanish Habsburgs. The revolt resulted in the Eighty Years' War, which in turn paved the way for the independence of the United Provinces. Thanks to his efforts during the Dutch Revolt, William is referred to as Father of the Fatherland.