King Gustaf V’s 80th Birthday, 1938

King Gustav V of Sweden’s 80th Birthday Banquet at the Royal Palace of Stockholm on this day in 1938, joined by members of the Royal Family including Crown Prince Gustaf Adolf, Crown Princess Louise (wearing the Leuchtenberg Sapphire Tiara), and Princess Ingeborg (in the Emerald Parure Tiara) along with a plethora of royal guests including King Haakon VII, Crown Prince Olav and Crown Princess Martha (wearing Princess Ingeborg’s Turquoise Star Tiara) of Norway, King Christian X, Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Ingrid (in the Ruby Parure Tiara), Prince Axel and Princess Margaretha (wearing her Floral Tiara), and Princess Thyra of Denmark (in Queen Josefina’s Diamond Tiara), Grand Duchess Hilda of Baden with the Margrave of Baden and Princess Theodora, Margravine of Baden (wearing the Baden Sunburst Tiara) among a host of Noble guests and relatives.

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The following day, the Royal Family and their Royal guests attended a glittering Gala Performance in Stockholm. From L-R: Princess Margretha of Sweden and Denmark (in her Floral Tiara), Princess Ingeborg of Sweden (wearing her Turquoise Star Tiara), unknown, King Christian X of Denmark, Princess Thyra of Denmark (in her Sapphire Tiara), Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark, Princess Helena of Denmark (in the Ears of Wheat Tiara), Princess Theodora, Margravine of Baden (wearing the Baden Sunburst Tiara), Crown Princess Ingrid of Denmark (in Queen Sophia’s Star and Pearl Tiara), Crown Princess Louise of Sweden (wearing Queen Sofia’s 9-Prong Tiara), unknown, King Gustav V, Crown Princess Martha of Norway (in the Vasa Tiara). Click HERE to take a look at Royals at his 90th Birthday.


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  1. The unknown ladies at the Gala Performance are Gustava, princess Max of Waldeck-Pyrmont (née von Platen Hallermund) and Grand Duchess Hilda of Baden.

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