Wednesday, 28 August 2019

Royal Attendance at The UK State Opening of Parliament (2010-Present)

A look at Royal attendance at the State Opening of Parliament (2010-Present).


2010
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2019 Oct
2019 Dec
Queen
x
Philip
x



Charles & Camilla


x
Just
Charles
x
Just Charles
William & Kate









Anne & Tim




Just
Anne




Others
Family of Pages of Honor


Family of Pages of Honor
Total
2
2
4
4
5
4
2
3
?

Notes: 
2009 - 2014: Arthur Chatto, the Queen's great-nephew, is one of the Queen's Pages of Honor.
2012 - 2015: Charles Armstrong-Jones, the Queen's great-nephew, is one of the Queen's Pages of Honor.
2013: First time in 17 years Prince Charles had attended, and first-time for Camilla.
2019: Xan Richard Anders Windsor, Duke & Duchess of Gloucester's grandson, is one of the Queen's Pages of Honor.

Friday, 9 August 2019

Nobel Prize Laureates (2019)

The 2019 Nobel Laureates were announced October 7th - 14th. The award ceremonies will take place on December 10th.

Physiology or Medicine 
Awarded to William G. Kaelin Jr of USA (1/3), Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe of UK (1/3), and Gregg L. Semenza of USA (1/3) for "their discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability."
The Prize is awarded by the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institute.

Physics
Awarded to James Peebles of Canada (1/2) for "theoretical discoveries in physical cosmology."
Awarded to Michel Mayor of Switzerland (1/4) and Didier Queloz of Switzerland (1/4) for "the discovery of an exoplanet orbiting a solar-type star."
The Prize is awarded by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

Chemistry
Awarded to John B. Goodenough of Germany (1/3),  M. Stanley Whittingham of UK (1/3), and Akira Yoshino of Japan (1/3) for "the development of lithium-ion batteries."
The Prize is awarded by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

Literature 
They will announce both the 2018, & 2019 Nobel Laurates.

2018 prize awarded to Olga Tokarczuk of Poland (1/1) for "a narrative imagination that with encyclopedic passion represents the crossing of boundaries as a form of life."
2019 prize awarded to Peter Handke of Austria (1/1) for "an influential work that with linguistic ingenuity has explored the periphery and the specificity of human experience."
The Prize is awarded by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

Peace 
Awarded to Abiy Ahmed Ali of Ethiopia (1/1) for "his efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation, and in particular for his decisive initiative to resolve the border conflict with neighbouring Eritrea."
The Prize is awarded by the Norwegian Nobel Committee.

Economic Sciences
Awarded to Abhijit Banerjee of India (1/3),  Esther Duflo of France (1/3), and Michael Kremer of USA (1/3) for "their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty.”
The Prize is awarded by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

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Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway's Confirmation - August 31st, 2019

Princess Ingrid Alexandra will be confirmed into the Church of Norway on Saturday, August 31st at the Palace Chapel.

August 31th 
Royals attending: 
  • Norway Royal Family 
  • King Felipe of Spain (God-father)
  • Crown Prince Frederik (God-father) & Crown Princess Mary of Denmark
    • Prince Christian of Denmark
  • Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden (God-mother)