Whether it is the pampered lifestyle, noble status or enviable affluence, our fascination with royalty is as old as civilisation itself. Even though they do not wield as much power now as they did way back when, Europe’s monarchies are particularly captivating; and are still active with the curiousness around their lives as present as ever. So, who are the future kings and queens of Europe? Let’s take a look. 4 ways Prince Joachim is Belgium’s answer to lookalike Prince Harry Princess Elisabeth, Belgium, 19 years old View this post on Instagram A post shared by Crown Princess Elisabeth (@elisabeth.of.belgium) on May 24, 2020 at 5:13am PDT After her grandfather (King Albert II) abdicated the throne , Elisabeth’s father became Belgium’s king, making her heiress apparent, or next in line to the Belgian throne. Already an active royal, Princess Elisabeth has several institutions named after her, including the Princess Elisabeth Antarctica Research Station and the University Hospital Ghent, Princess Elisabeth Children’s Hospital. Which royals have competed at the Olympic Games? Prince Christian, Denmark, 15 years old View this post on Instagram A post shared by Prince Christian of Denmark (@hrh_prince_christian) on Oct 15, 2020 at 12:08am PDT As the oldest son of Crown Prince Frederik, Christian is second in line to be head monarch of the Kingdom of Denmark, which includes Denmark, the Faroe Islands and Greenland. At his birth, major celebrations took place, including a 21-gun salute and the lighting of bonfires all over Denmark. Did you know that the pop star Ella Windsor is actually a UK royal? Prince Joseph Wenzel, Liechtenstein, 25 years old View this post on Instagram His Serene Highness Prince Joseph Wenzel of Liechtenstein,Count Rietberg #Liechtenstein #Liechtensteiner #LiechtensteinerPrincelyFamily #PrincelyFamily #Principality #HisSereneHighness #PrinceJosephWenzel #CountRietberg #Prince #Joseph #Wenzel #Count #Rietberg #European #Europe #EuropeanRoyalty #Royal #Royalty #RoyalFamily #Monarchy A post shared by @ theworldroyalties on Mar 22, 2017 at 5:54pm PDT Born in 1995 and the eldest grandson of Liechtenstein’s incumbent prince, Joseph is second in line to the throne. He received his education in Britain, and then enjoyed a gap year in North and South America. Which British royal baby looks the most fashionable and adorable? Prince Charles, Luxembourg, five months old View this post on Instagram A post shared by Prince Charles of Luxembourg (@princecharlesofluxembourg) on Sep 21, 2020 at 1:26pm PDT Charles was born in May 2020 to Luxembourg’s hereditary grand duke and duchess, Guillaume and Stéphanie. He is the royal couple’s only child and the grandson of Luxembourg’s currently reigning Grand Duke. 6 royals who have written books – from climate change to manners and morals Prince Jacques, Monaco, five years old View this post on Instagram A post shared by HSH Princess Grace (@gracekellyofmonaco) on Sep 11, 2020 at 11:55pm PDT The son of Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene, Jacques is heir apparent to Monaco’s throne. Jacques has a twin sister, Princess Gabriella, born two minutes before him. Lady Amelia Windsor and 4 other European royals with tattoos Princess Catharina-Amalia, Netherlands, 16 years old View this post on Instagram NEW: Today new photos of the princesses Catharina-Amalia, Alexia and Ariane were published on the website of the Dutch royal house. The photos were taken in July at the Noordeinde Palace. Wow, Princess Catharina-Amalia is so beautiful, she'll be an amazing Queen in the future. A post shared by Princess Catharina-Amalia. (@princess.catharinaamalia) on Aug 25, 2020 at 6:34am PDT Born to King Willem-Alexander and Argentinian-born Queen Máxima, the 16-year-old princess is destined to be the queen of the Netherlands. When she ultimately ascends to the throne, Catharina-Amalia’s reign will span the Netherlands and the Dutch island territories of Curaçao, Aruba and Sint Maarten. 5 hip, hot young royals who work as models Princess Ingrid Alexandra, Norway, 16 years old View this post on Instagram A post shared by The Royal Family of Norway (@theroyalfamilyofnorway) on Sep 5, 2020 at 9:04am PDT Her father is Crown Prince Haakon and her mother is Crown Princess Mette-Marit – a controversial (if now decidedly hip) figure due to her background as a non-royal with a raucous upbringing and prior marriage. Princess Ingrid is second in line to ascend the Norwegian throne, and as a pop culture figure, was even referenced in an episode of The Simpsons . Princess Leonor, Spain, 15 years old View this post on Instagram A post shared by Princess Leonor de Borbón (@princess.of.asturias) on Jun 10, 2020 at 12:06pm PDT The teenager is currently next in line to be head of the Spanish monarchy, a royal lineage with its roots stretching back centuries. Her parents are incumbent King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia, a former Spanish journalist and news anchor who also doesn’t hail from an aristocratic background, but rather a middle-class family. 6 princesses and royal women making it in the world of fashion Princess Estelle, Sweden, eight years old View this post on Instagram A post shared by H.K.H. Prinsessan Estelle (@princessestelleofsweden) on Jul 19, 2020 at 12:07pm PDT Because of the 1979 change in Swedish law regarding the rights of succession (gender became irrelevant) the eight-year-old princess is second in line to the throne and the first female in Swedish history born with a right to the crown that cannot be superseded. 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