King Frederik and Queen Ingrid at the Vatican, 1964

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King Frederik IX (wearing the Order of the Elephant and the Order of Dannebrog), Queen Ingrid (wearing the Pearl Poiré Tiara, the Order of the Elephant, and King Frederik IX’s Royal Family Order) and Princess Benedikte (in her Floral Tiara, the Order of the ElephantKing Frederik IX’s Royal Family Order, and the Commemorative Badge of the Centenary of the Royal House of Greece) have an audience with Pope Paul VI in the Vatican Library on this day in 1964, during a State Visit to Italy. We have also recently covered the Vatican State Visits of their other daughters, Queen Margrethe and Queen Anne Marie.


One thought on “King Frederik and Queen Ingrid at the Vatican, 1964

  1. I love seeing all these old, very formal, Papal visits. The men are always in their finest uniforms and the ladies are at their most formal and resplendent. Everyone looks wonderful! It’s a far cry from today!

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