Today in Royal History | October 16


The Death of Princess Olga of Yugoslavia in 1997

[Diamond Kokoshnik Tiara | Boucheron Diamond Tiara | Queen Olga’s Diamond Rivière | Emerald Earrings | Greek Ruby Parure | Crown Brooch | Diamond Earrings | The Jewels of Princess Olga of Yugoslavia]

The Death of Queen Farida of Egypt in 1988

[Queen Farida’s Diamond Peacock Tiara | Art Deco Floral Tiara | Art Deco Diamond Chandelier Earrings | The Jewels of Queen Farida of Egypt]

The Death of Princess Yolanda of Savoy, Countess of Bergolo in 1986

[Diamond Tiara]

The Death of Princess Theodora, Margravine of Baden in 1969

[Baden Royal Tiaras | Baden Sunburst Tiara]

The Death of Princess Margarete Karola of Saxony, Princess of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen in 1962

[Hohenzollern Sapphire Parure]

The Death of Princess Helen of Serbia, Princess Jelena Petrovna of Russia in 1962

The Death of Princess Ebba Bernadotte in 1946

[Queen Josefina’s Pearl Necklace]

The Birth of Lady Elizabeth Longman in 1924

The Birth of King Zahir Shah of Afghanistan in 1914

The Birth of Queen Maria Pia of Portugal in 1847

[Portuguese Star Tiara | Portuguese Crown Sapphires]

The Execution of Queen Marie Antoinette in 1793

[Queen Marie Antoinette’s Pearl Necklace | Diamond Bracelets | Habsburg Ruby Parure | Royal Jewels from the Bourbon Parma Family]


The Wedding of Countess Vera Arrivabene and Count Briano Martinoni Caleppio in 2021

The Wedding of Rafael de Medina, Duke of Feria in 2010

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Queen at Champions Day at Ascot in 2021

Duke and Duchess of Sussex in Australia in 2018

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry at Charities Forum Event in 2017

Banquet on Royal Yacht Britannia in 1986

Spanish State Visit to Sweden in 1979

Inauguration of Pope John Paul II in 1978

Foreign Royals leave Iran in 1971

Queen’s Cecil Beaton Portraits in 1968

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