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.
Princess Diana, born The Honourable Diana Frances Spencer on 1 July 1961 in Norfolk. She received the style Lady Diana Spencer in 1975, when her father inherited his Earldom. Lady Diana Spencer married Prince Charles, The Prince of Wales at St Paul’s Cathedral in London on 29 July 1981. Princess Diana, The Princess of Wales, died on Sunday, 31 August 1997, following a car crash in Paris. Read Diana Frances Spencer Biography and Profile.
Camilla Parker Bowles was born on July 17, 1947, England. Her father was Vice Lord Lieutenant of East Sussex and she socialized with Britain’s royalty. She met Prince Charles in 1972. The public did not initially accept her, especially following Princess Diana’s death in 1997, but she married Prince Charles in 2005. Camilla Parker-Bowles, the Duchess of Cornwall supports her husband, The Prince of Wales, in carrying out his work and duties as Heir to The Throne. She also undertakes public engagements on behalf of the charities that she supports. Read Camilla Parker-Bowles Biography and Profile.
Victoria was born at Kensington Palace, London, on 24 May 1819. She was the only daughter of Edward, Duke of Kent, fourth son of George III. Her father died shortly after her birth and she became heir to the throne because the three uncles who were ahead of her in the succession – George IV, Frederick Duke of York, and William IV – had no legitimate children who survived. Victoria was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. Read Queen Victoria Biography and Profile.