Belgian State Visit to France, 1961

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King Baudouin and Queen Fabiola of Belgium were hosted by President and Madame de Gaulle on their State Visit to France on this day in 1961, their first State Visit since their Wedding. Following a procession through Paris on their arrival, the highlight of the visit was a Gala Performance in honour of King Baudouin and Queen Fabiola (in her Spanish Wedding Gift Tiara and Wolfers Necklace) at the Paris Opera House.

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