Prince Alamayu was born 1861, a prince with a bloodline stretching back to King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba, the son of an Ethiopian emperor and heir to the treasures of one of Africa’s richest royal dynasties. Prince Alamayu was uprooted from his home after the British defeated his father in the Abyssinian Expedition of 1868. Taken to England as an orphaned seven year old, speaking no English. Prince Alemayehu Biography and Profile.
Emir Muhammad Sanusi was born into the Fulani Torobe (Sullubawa) clan of Kano on the July 31 1961. Sanusi is the son Aminu Sanusi, a career diplomat and technocrat who served as the Nigerian ambassador to Belgium, China and Canada. Emir Muhammad Sanusi, II served as Managing Director of First Bank since 2009. Emir Sanusi has a distinguished 25-year career in banking. He began his career in 1985 at ICON Merchant Bankers, a subsidiary of Morgan Guaranty Trust and Baring Brothers, and later ran the credit and risk management division at the United Bank for Africa. Muhammad Sanusi II Biography and Profile.
King Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein was born on January 30, 1962. King Abdullah, the direct descendant of the Prophet Muhammed, assumed his constitutional powers as King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan on February 7, 1999, the day his father, the late King Hussein, passed away. King Abdullah began his education at the Islamic Educational College and received his secondary education at St. Edmund’s School in Surrey, England, Eaglebrook School in Massachusetts, then at Deerfield Academy in the United States of America. In 1980, King Abdullah entered the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in the United Kingdom. He attended Oxford University in 1984. From 1986 -1987 he was attached to the Royal Jordanian Air Force’s Helicopter Anti-Tank Wing as a Tactics Instructor, where he received qualification as a Cobra Attack Helicopter Pilot. King Abdullah II biography and profile.
Suthida Tidjai was born on Jun 3, 1978, the 40-year-old queen is a former flight attendant for Thai Airways International. She graduated from Assumption University, a private university in Bangkok, with a bachelor’s degree in communication arts in 2000. Suthida, also known by her nickname “Nui”, has been seen for years in royal household authorized footage escorting Vajiralongkorn at royal rites and sacred ceremonies. Suthida Tidjai ‘legally married’ King Vajiralongkorn in accordance with royal traditions, an announcement in the Royal Gazette said. Queen Suthida Vajiralongkorn Biography and Profile
Crown Prince Naruhito was born on February 23, 1960, as the eldest son of the emperor and Empress Michiko. Until he was 28, his grandfather Hirohito (Emperor Showa) occupied the throne. The name Naruhito consists of two Chinese ideograms taken from an ancient Chinese Confucian philosophy book meaning “a man who will acquire heavenly virtues”. In 1984, when he was still crown prince, Akihito stated at a press conference, “I believe that properly understanding the everyday feelings of a family is a way of appreciating and understanding the feelings of citizens whom I may never have the chance to meet.” Crown Prince Naruhito Biography and Profile.
Prince Andrew, the Duke of York was born on 19th February 1960 at Buckingham Palace and is the second son and the third child of The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh. In 2001, after a distinguished career in the Royal Navy, The Duke of York left active service to support The Queen as a full time working member of the Royal Family. Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson were engaged to be married on 19th March 1986. Read Prince Andrew biography and profile.
Duchess Sarah Margaret Ferguson was born on October 15, 1959, in London, England. The second daughter of Major Ronald Ivor Ferguson. It was the Princess of Wales who invited Sarah Ferguson to the Royal Ascot in 1985, with the intention of introducing her to her brother-in-law, Prince Andrew. Diana may take a better picture, but Fergie is more fun. Read Sarah Margaret Ferguson Biography and Profile.
Emperor Akihito was born December 23, 1933, as the eldest son of the late Emperor Showa. In June 1953, His Majesty the Emperor, the then Crown Prince, representing Japan at the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom, made his first overseas trip. In April 1959, he married Michiko Shoda, the eldest daughter of former Nisshin Seifun President Hidesaburo Shoda, two years after she graduated from the University of the Sacred Heart in Tokyo. Read Emperor Akihito Biography and Profile.
Princess Masako of Japan was born Masako Owada on December 9, 1963, in Tokyo, Japan, to Ambassador Hisashi Owada and Yumiko Owada. Princess Masako is the crown princess of Japan. At a reception for Spain’s Princess Elena in Tokyo in 1986, Masako was introduced to the Crown Prince Naruhito. He became immediately enamored and began courting her. She is best known for her independent nature before she joined the royal family. Read Crown Princess Masako Biography and Profile.
Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej (born 5 December 1927) also known as Rama IX. He was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where his father was studying, and he was later educated in Switzerland. He returned there to finish his studies before returning to Thailand where he was crowned in May 1950. Even though King Bhumibol is no longer with us, millions of Thais and others who appreciate His legacy turned out to honor and show their love for him at home and abroad. Read Bhumibol Adulyadej Biography and Profile.