Guess who has a pilot's licence?

Guess who has a pilot's licence?

This one shouldn’t be that tough considering there are at least five that come to mind, right off the top of our heads. These include Prince Harry, Prince William, Prince Charles, Prince Andrew and Prince Philip.

Can you name the many talented royal painters?

Can you name the many talented royal painters?

We’re not talking about artists who painted members of the royal family, but members of the royal family who were actually quite good with a paintbrush. These include:

King George III

Queen Victoria

Prince Albert

King Edward VII

Queen Alexandra (the Queen Consort of King Edward VII)

Queen Elizabeth II

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

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Can you name the renowned royal sculptor?

Can you name the renowned royal sculptor?

The fourth daughter and sixth child of Queen Victoria, Princess Louise is widely considered Victoria’s most “unconventional” child. From an early age, Louise showed considerable talent in drawing and painting, but what she really wanted to do was sculpt. And she was incredibly talented at that as well, with her 1893 sculpture of her mother Queen Victoria on display in front of Kensington Palace.

Guess which royals were polyglots?

Guess which royals were polyglots?

Both Prince George and Prince Charlotte are showing a knack for speaking French, but if they want to compete with the most accomplished royal polyglots (masters of many languages), they’ll need to study these as well:

German – Queen Victoria’s first language (although she spoke English at Court and mastered many other languages).

French – traditional “royal court” language in Europe, spoken now by the Queen, Prince Philip, Prince Charles, and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

Hindustani – After Queen Victoria became Empress of India in 1877, she grew fond of Indian culture and languages, which she learned through her many Indian servants.

Mandarin, Arabic, Spanish, Swahili, and Vietnamese (which Charles and William have studied).

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