As the year comes to a close, join Wonderwall.com as we look back at some of the best photos of royals from across the globe in 2019, starting with a major tiara moment during a celebration of scientific advancement… Princess Madeleine of Sweden showed off her family's famed Diamond Epaulette Earrings and Aquamarine Kokoshnik tiara when she attended the Nobel Prize Banquet in Stockholm on Dec. 10. Keep reading for more…
Jordan's King Abdullah II and Queen Rania posed with their children, Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Al Hussein, Prince Hashem, Princess Iman and Princess Lalla Salma for a December 2019 holiday greeting photo.
Spain's King Felipe VI and wife Queen Letizia were the picture of regal perfection as they arrived at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo for a court banquet on Oct. 22 following the enthronement of Japan's Emperor Naruhito.
Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden was a vision in pink tulle as she and husband Prince Daniel arrived on the red carpet for the 2019 Polar Music Prize award ceremony in Stockholm on June 11.
King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands laughed while talking to Britain's Duchess Kate as his wife, Queen Maxima, and Britain's Prince Edward looked on outside St. George's Chapel in Windsor, England, on June 17, after the king was invested as a supernumerary Knight of the Garter, a Stranger Knight of the Garter, at the annual Order of the Garter Service at St. George's Chapel. The Most Noble Order of the Garter is the oldest and most senior Order of Chivalry in Britain and was established by King Edward III in 1348. This year saw the installation of Willem-Alexander and King Felipe VI of Spain.
Bhutan's King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and his Dragon Queen, Jetsun Pema, arrived at Tokyo's Imperial Palace for a court banquet on Oct. 22 following the enthronement ceremony of Japan's Emperor Naruhito.
Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway, wearing a national costume, posed with parents Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit, brother Prince Sverre Magnus and half-brother Marius Borg Hoiby during her confirmation at the Palace Chapel in Oslo, Norway, on Aug. 31.
Princess Sofia of Sweden and Prince Carl Philip looked incredible as they headed to a royal dinner at the palace in Stockholm, Sweden, on Nov. 12. Fashion critics loved her unexpected green velvet leopard-print dress.
Daddy-daughter day! King Felipe VI of Spain and eldest daughter Leonor, Princess of Asturias, laughed together at the El Talento Atrae Al Talento at the Palau de Congressos de Catalunya in Barcelona, Spain, on Nov. 5.
Japan's newly enthroned Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako waved to their subjects during a royal parade in Tokyo on Nov. 10.
Princess Elisabeth of Belgium posed with members of the Royal School of Ballet Antwerp on Oct. 25 during her 18th birthday celebrations at the Royal Palace in Brussels.
Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf, Queen Silvia and Crown Princess Victoria attended the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony at the Concert Hall of Stockholm on Dec. 10.
Japan's Princess Mako arrived at the enthronement ceremony where her uncle, Emperor Naruhito, officially proclaimed his ascension to the Chrysanthemum Throne at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo on Oct. 22.
Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden clutched a bouquet of flowers and flashed a smile during the World Water Week conference symposium in connection with the Stockholm Water Prize at Tele2 Arena in Stockholm on Aug. 28.
Princess Estelle of Sweden posed for a back-to-school portrait taken by her mother, Crown Princess Victoria, ahead of her first day in grade 1. The image was shared on the Swedish royal family's Instagram account on Aug. 19.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II posed with Spain's King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia in St. George's Hall at Windsor Castle, in Windsor, England, on June 17, after the king was invested as a supernumerary Knight of the Garter, a Stranger Knight of the Garter, ahead of the annual Order of the Garter Service at St. George's Chapel. The Most Noble Order of the Garter is the oldest and most senior Order of Chivalry in Britain and was established by King Edward III in 1348. This year saw the installation of Felipe and King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands.
Sweden's Princess Estelle, Prince Carl Philip, King Carl XVI Gustaf, Prince Oscar, Crown Princess Victoria and Queen Silvia gathered together on a balcony at the Royal Palace in Stockholm, Sweden, on April 30, during a celebration of the king's 73rd birthday.
Queen Margrethe II of Denmark and her uniformed daughter-in-law, Crown Princess Mary, visited the Nymindegab Camp on March 31, on the occasion of the Danish Home Guard's 70th anniversary.
Princess Sofia of Sweden and Swiss astronomer and co-laureate of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics Didier Queloz arrived for a royal banquet to honor the laureates of the Nobel Prize 2019 following the award ceremony in Stockholm on Dec. 10.
Queen Letizia of Spain is seen while visiting Gaspar Melchor de Jovellanos school and San Francisco convent in La Havana, Cuba, on Nov. 12 during her royal visit to the country — the first ever state visit to the island nation by Spanish royals — with husband King Felipe VI to mark the 500th anniversary of the founding of Havana.
Belgium's King Philippe and Queen Mathilde posed with their children — Prince Emmanuel, Princess Eléonore, Crown Princess Elisabeth and Prince Gabriel — at the Christmas Concert at the Royal Palace in Brussels on Dec. 18.
King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands and wife Queen Maxima, a vision in a red gown and a ruby-studded tiara, arrived at Tokyo's Imperial Palace for a court banquet on Oct. 22 following the enthronement ceremony of Japan's Emperor Naruhito.
An international royals hang out! Prince Carl Philip of Sweden, Princess Charlene of Monaco and Prince Albert II of Monaco attended the F1 Grand Prix of Monaco in Monte-Carlo on May 26.
Monaco's twin royals, Prince Jacques and Princess Gabriella, joined parents Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene at the traditional Monaco Picnic in Monaco on Sept. 6.
Princess Märtha Louise of Norway and her new boyfriend, Shaman Durek, attended the Starlite Gala in Marbella, Spain, on Aug. 11. Back in May, Märtha Louise — the divorced daughter of Norway's King Harald V and Queen Sonja — announced in a lengthy Instagram post that she was in a romantic relationship with Durek (real name: Derek Verrett), a frequent spiritual wellness adviser on Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop site.
Princess Madeleine of Sweden wore traditional dress during a ceremony celebrating Sweden's national day at Skansen in Stockholm on June 6.
Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, son Crown Prince Frederik and his wife, Crown Princess Mary, arrived at Christiansborg Palace in Copenhagen, Denmark, during a New Year's reception for the diplomatic corps on Jan. 3.
Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako are seen during their enthronement ceremony in Tokyo — where the emperor officially proclaimed his ascension to the Chrysanthemum Throne — at Japan's Imperial Palace on Oct. 22.
President Donald Trump and Japan's Emperor Naruhito attended a state banquet at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo on May 27 in honor of the American leader's official visit to the island country.
Royal beauties Queen Letizia of Spain and Duchess Kate shared a carriage on the way to the Order of the Garter service at St. George's Chapel in Windsor, England, on June 17.
King Philippe of Belgium and Queen Mathilde are seen in their royal best as they arrive at Tokyo's Imperial Palace for a court banquet on Oct. 22 following the enthronement ceremony of Japan's Emperor Naruhito.
Denmark's Prince Joachim, wife Princess Marie and kids Princess Athena, Prince Felix, Prince Henrik and Prince Nikolai posed for a family photo as they arrived at the Royal Palace in in Copenhagen where Queen Margrethe of Denmark hosted a dinner party celebrating Joachim's 50th birthday on June 7.
Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark looked incredible as they arrived at Tokyo's Imperial Palace for a court banquet on Oct. 22 following the enthronement ceremony of Japan's Emperor Naruhito.
King Felipe VI of Spain and Queen Letizia looked on as younger daughter Infanta Sofia hugged big sister Leonor, Princess of Asturias, during an Oct. 19 visit to Asiegu, Spain, which was honored as the 2019 Best Asturian Village.
Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden, husband Prince Daniel and their kids, Prince Oscar and Princess Estelle, attend the Crown Princess's Name Day celebrations at the Stockholm Royal Palace on March 12.