Happy Birthday to King Harald of Norway, who turns 82 today! Continuing our Royal Orders series, we will be looking at the Norwegian Royal Orders to mark the Birthday of the 3rd King on an Independent Norway. Continue reading
The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh were hosted by President Craveiro Lopes and First Lady Berta Ribeiro on their State Visit to Portugal, which started on this day in 1957, a Return Visit in response to the Presidential Couple’s State Visit to the UK in 1955. Continue reading
The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh were hosted by King Birendra and Queen Aishwarya on their 4-day State Visit to Nepal, which started on this day in 1986. This was their second State Visit to Nepal, after their first in 1961 (which we will cover later this month), coming 15 years before the tragic Nepalese Royal Assassination. Continue reading
Queen Margrethe II and Prince Henrik of Denmark were hosted by Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh on their State Visit to Britain on this day in 2000. The Queen and Duke had been on State Visits to Denmark in 1957 and 1979, while Queen Margrethe and Prince Henrik visited in 1974.