King Gustaf VI Adolf’s 90th Birthday Banquet, 1972

King Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden’s glittering 90th birthday Banquet at the Royal Palace of Stockholm on this day in 1972, followed by a Reception at the Stockholm City Hall. Royal guests included King Olav V of Norway (cousin, wearing the Order of the Seraphim), Queen Margrethe II (granddaughter, in the Pearl Poiré Tiara and the Order of the Seraphim) and Prince Henrik of Denmark (grandson-law, wearing the Order of the Seraphim), King Constantine II (grandson-law, in the Order of the Seraphim) and Queen Anne-Marie of the Hellenes (granddaughter, wearing the Khedive of Egypt Tiara and the Order of the Redeemer), and Princess Benedikte (granddaughter, wearing her Floral Tiara) alongside Crown Prince Carl Gustaf (grandson), Prince Bertil (son) and Lilian Craig (in her Laurel Wreath Tiara), Princess Margretha (granddaughter, wearing the Aquamarine Kokoshnik Tiara), Princess Desiree (granddaughter, in the Connaught Diamond Tiara), Princess Birgitta (granddaughter, wearing her Pearl Circle Tiara), and Princess Christina (granddaughter, in the Baden Fringe Tiara).


Thank you JR for sharing the marvellous video!

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