Crown Prince Haakon’s 18th Birthday, 1991

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Crown Prince Haakon of Norway’s 18th Birthday Banquet and Ball at the Royal Palace of Oslo on this day in 1991. Royal attendees included King Harald (wearing the Order of St. Olav) and Queen Sonja (in the Norwegian Emerald Parure) of Norway, Princess Martha Louise (wearing King Olav’s Gift Tiara), Princess Astrid (in Queen Alexandra’s Turquoise Circlet), Princess Ragnhild (wearing the Boucheron Pearl Tiara), Queen Margrethe (in the Floral Aigrette Tiara), Crown Prince Frederik (in the Order of St. Olav), and Prince Joachim (wearing the Order of the Elephant) of Denmark, King Constantine, Queen Anne Marie (in the Greek Ruby Parure), and Crown Prince Pavlos (wearing the Order of the Redeemer) of Greece, King Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia (in the Napoleonic Amethyst Tiara) of Sweden, Grand Duke Jean Grand Duchess Josephine Charlotte (in the Emerald Art Deco Tiara), and Prince Guillaume (wearing the Order of the Gold Lion of the House of Nassau) of Luxembourg, and the Earl of Wessex (in the Royal Victorian Order).

The following evening, King Harald, Queen Sonja (wearing Queen Josefina’s Diamond Tiara and Queen Alexandra’s Diamond Chandelier Earrings), and Princess Martha Louise (wearing King Olav’s Gift Tiara) joined Crown Prince Haakon for a Banquet hosted by the Norwegian Government at the Akershus Fortress in Oslo.


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