On the evening of the first day of his visit to Germany, King Charles III. (74) and King’s wife Camilla (75) with a number of illustrious guests in Berlin’s Bellevue Palace. Numerous high-ranking guests from politics and society followed the invitation of Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier (67). For example, former Chancellor Angela Merkel (68) was present – and sat not far from King Charles at the festive state banquet.

The English monarch and his wife Camilla seemed particularly happy about the appearance of “Let’s Dance” juror Motsi Mabuse (41), who happily shook hands with the royal couple. Toten Hosen singer Campino (60), a great admirer of the late Queen Elizabeth II (1926-2022), was also invited and posed for the photographers present in an unusual tailcoat before the festive banquet.

With so much glamour, of course, political celebrities could not be missing. Economics Minister Robert Habeck (53), Finance Minister Christian Lindner (44) with his wife Franca Lehfeldt (33), CDU Chairman Friedrich Merz (67) and British Foreign Minister James Cleverly (53) were present at Bellevue Palace.

In addition to host Frank-Walter Steinmeier, two former Federal Presidents also attended the festive event: Joachim Gauck (83) appeared with his partner Daniela Schadt (63). Horst Köhler (80) and his wife Eva Luise Köhler (76) also attended the state banquet in honor of Charles III. part.