Royal weddings are often lavish events. But they’re not just happy occasions for the couple and their families — they attract global media attention, high-profile guests, and jubilant crowds.
Prince Joel Dawit Makonnen Haile Selassie and Princess Ariana Makonnen of Ethiopia
Princess Ariana Makonnen of Ethiopia walks down the aisle on her wedding day at Debre Genet Medhane Alem Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido Church in Washington, DC, on September 9, 2017.
Prince Willem Alexander and Princess Maxima Zorreguieta of the Netherlands
Dutch Crown Prince Willem Alexander and his new bride Crown Princess Maxima Zorreguieta arrive February 2, 2002, at the Royal Palace in Amsterdam, Holland, after their wedding.
Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia of Sweden
Prince Carl Philip of Sweden dances with his new wife Princess Sofia of Sweden at their marriage ceremony at The Royal Palace on June 13, 2015, in Stockholm.