Top 10 royal weddings

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3:44 pm 1 Oct, 2011


The eloquence of royal wedding has its own stratum, peerless and prestigious. Moreover, such type of events are not only traditionally filled and highly visible, rather they are eternally remembered to make a royal couple. TopYaps presents a list of ten royal weddings, better known for showcasing the impeccable blend of power, wealth and regalness.

10. Prince Frederick of Denmark and Mary Elizabeth Donaldson:

The romance between Prince Frederick of Denmark and Mary Donaldson, an Australian marketing consultant, popped out during 2000 Sydney Olympics and eventually on May 14, 2004, the couple married at the Copenhagen Cathedral, in Copenhagen. This high-profile royal wedding was attended by eminent royal families and notable political figures of the world, making the event a fairy tale.

9. Haakon, Crown Prince of Norway and Mette-Marit Tjessem Hoiby:

The “unconventional” royal wedding of Prince Haakon and Mette-Marit Tjessem Hoiby, a single mother and former waitress, took place on August 25, 2001, at the Oslo Cathedral in Norway. This royal wedding was backed up by distinguished guests across the world and wet-eyed Norwegians, cheering their future monarch and future queen.

8. Rainer III, Prince of Monaco and Grace Kelly:

Prince Rainer, better known as the wealthiest bachelor in the world and Grace Kelly, the breathtaking beauty of Hollywood, tied the knot two times: first on April 18, 1956 in civil wedding and second on April 19, in a religious ceremony. Attended by notable figures and watched by over 30 million people on television, this royal wedding was defined as the ‘Wedding of the Century’ by the mainstream media.

7. Queen Elizabeth II & Prince Philip:

It was the wedding ceremony of Princess Marina of Greece when Princess Elizabeth and Philip Mountbatten met each other for first time. Very soon, the love at first sight was stimulated by writing letters to each other and finally on November 20, 1947, duo tied knot at Westminster Abbey in London. Broadcasted to over 200 million people by BBC radio, this royal wedding marked an immense festivity across entire Europe.

6. Prince Andrew & Sarah Ferguson:

Lover since childhood, Prince Andrew and Sarah Margaret Ferguson were married on July 23, 1986, at Westminster Abbey. Comprising a monolithic pool of globally recognized celebrities, this royal wedding marked the presence of thousands of people on streets of London along with 500 million TV audiences to catch a glimps of this majestic event.


5. Princess Victoria of Sweden and Daniel Westling:

Well known as the biggest royal wedding of Europe since the Prince of Wales married Lady Diana Spencer in 1981, this imperial event was held on June 19, 2010, in Stockholm Cathedral. With brobdingnagian celebration and outstanding provision, the wedding ceremony witnessed the presence of almost every “big name” of the world.

4. Princess Majeedah Bolikah and Khairul Khalil:

Daughter of Hassanal Bolkiah, Sultan of Brunei and one of the world’s richest men, Princess Majeedah Bolikah married Khairul Khalil, on June 10, 2007. This diamond sparkled ceremony was attended by heap of journalists and thousands well-wishers in the gold-domed state palace.

3. Prince Felipe of Asturias and Letizia Ortiz Rocasolano:

Better known for his courtship with several eligible women, Prince Felipe, later admitted his true love with Letizia Ortiz Rocasolano, a firebrand journalist of CNN and married her on May 22, 2004, in the Almudena Cathedral in Madrid. This royal wedding was broadcasted throughout the world with the presence of 30 head of states and various royal families.

2. Prince William and Catherine Middleton:

The glory of mamma’s and papa’s wedding was relived on April 29, 2011, when their hot-shot sexy son, Prince William, tied knot with his charming girlfriend, Catherine Middleton, amid widespread media attention at Westminster Abbey in London. Declared as public holiday, the historical event of world’s monarchy history was attended by about 1,900 far-famed guests and live telecasted around the world through various TV channels.

1. Prince Charles and Lady Diana:

Oh, what a day! The fairytale wedding of Prince of Wales and Lady Diana Spencer will be always remembered throughout the existence of world. It was July 29, 1981, when entire world watched the “wedding of century” amid tremendous magnificence and grandeur. How can one ever forget the lovely blushing bride and sensational groom, breathing royalty with extreme power and wealth at St Paul’s Cathedral, London?