Queen and her Prime Ministers, 1962

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Queen Elizabeth II (wearing the George IV State Diadem, Queen Victoria’s Pearl Necklace, and the Order of the Garter) poses with her Commonwealth Prime Ministers at a Banquet at Buckingham Palace on this day in 1962. From L-R: (Standing) Rashidi Kawawa, Trinidadian Prime Minister Dr Eric Williams, Sierra Leonese Prime Minister Sir Milton Margai, Nigerian premier SIr Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, Jamaican Prime Minister Sir William Alexander Bustamante, Rhodesian Prime Minister Sir Roy Welensky, Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Abdul Razak, F D A Goka, Senator Fernando, Cypriot President Archbishop Makarios III (Sitting) New Zealand Prime Minister Sir Keith Holyoake, Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, Canadian Prime Minister John Diefenbaker, the Queen, Australian politician Sir Robert Menzies, Pakistani President Muhammad Ayub Khan, and British Prime Minister Harold MacMillan.

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