Top royal weddings

Top royal weddings

Top royal weddings

The long awaited royal wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton will take place in less than one month, on Friday 29 April 2011 at Westminster Abbey. This wedding created unexpected fuss in the media and made us all dream of a perfect royal wedding.

The royal weddings are so rare these days, but each one has its own unique charm. Looking back to the last 100 years, we can find several royal weddings that impressed the world. These extraordinary royal wedding are:

– Princess Elizabeth II and Prince Philip wedding took place on November 20, 1947 at Westminster Abbey in London, England. They had 2,000 guests

– Prince Rainier of Monaco and Grace Kelly had two weddings, one was a civil ceremony while the other was a religious wedding. The civil ceremony took place on April 18, 1956 at the palace’s baroque throne room, with only 80 guests. The religious ceremony took place the second day at the St. Nicholas Cathedral with 600 guests, but the wedding was broadcasted live on television so about 30 million people watched it.

– Prince Charles and Lady Diana wedding took place on 29 July 1981 at St Paul’s Cathedral, London. 3,500 guests witnessed the wedding and more than 700 million people watched it on television.

РPrince Andrew and Lady Sarah Ferguson married  on 23 July 1986 at Westminster Abbey one year after they first met at a party at Windsor Castle.

– Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark and Mary Donaldson got married on 14 May 2004 in Copenhagen Cathedral, in Copenhagen.

– Prince Felipe and Letizia Ortiz married on May 22, 2004 at Cathedral Nuestra Senora de la Almudena in Madrid, Spain. 1,400 important guest witnessed the wedding including heads of states and other royalties. More than 1 million people celebrated the royal wedding on the streets of Madrid.

– Prince Charles and Lady Camilla Parker Bowles married on 9 April 2005 in a civil ceremony at Windsor Guildhall, followed by a service of blessing at St George’s Chapel.

– Crown Princess Victoria and Daniel Westling married on 19 June 2010, at Stockholm Cathedral in the presence of more than 1,200 guests.

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