Today in Royal History | October 26


The Death of Princess Soraya of Iran in 2001

[Emerald Tiara | Diamond Tiara]

The Death of Princess Beatrice in 1944

[Strawberry Leaf Tiara | Sunray Fringe Tiara | Princess Beatrice’s Diamond Pampilles]

The Birth of Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi of Iran in 1919


The Wedding of Countess Mountbatten and Baron Brabourne in 1946

Royal Events OTD

Princess Ayako’s Farewell Audience in 2018

Prince of Wales’ 70th Birthday Concert at Buckingham Palace in 2018

Stortingsmiddag 2017

Princess Grace Awards Gala 2017

Cremation of King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand in 2017

The Spanish State Banquet at the Élysée Palace in 1978

The Shah of Iran’s Coronation in 1967

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Today in Royal History | October 25


The 19th Birthday of Princess Elisabeth of Belgium, Duchess of Brabant

The Death of Prince Philipp of Hesse in 1980

The Death of Queen Amélie of Portugal in 1961

[The Portuguese Royal Tiaras]

The Birth of King Michael of Romania in 1921

The Death of King Alexander of Greece in 1920


The Wedding of Tsar Boris of Bulgaria and Princess Giovanna of Italy in 1930

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Duchess of Brabant’s 18th Birthday in 2019

Stortingsmiddag 2018

Duke and Duchess of Sussex in Tonga in 2018

Princess Grace Awards Gala 2016

Norwegian Official Visit to Britain in 2005

Princess Anne at Guildhall Banquet in 1972

Funeral of Princess Theodora, Margravine of Baden in 1969

Portuguese State Visit to the UK in 1955

Royal Film Performance of ‘Neapolitan Fantasy’ in 1954

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Saxe-Coburg and Gotha Diamond Tiara

Today marks the centenary of the Death of Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna, Duchess of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, who died on this day in 1920. The imperious Russian Grand Duchess who possessed a myriad of jewels so magnificent, including her Bolin Ruby Tiara and Fringe Tiara, that it made her mother-in-law, Queen Victoria jealous, so to mark the Anniversary, we are taking a look at the Saxe-Coburg and Gotha Diamond Tiara!

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