2008-03-22

Queen Maud


Two days ago we showed you the statue of King Haakon VII. Today you get to see the statue of his queen; Queen Maud.

26 November 1869 to 20 November 1938
Princess Maud of Wales, became Queen of Norway in 1905. Daughter of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra of the United Kingdom. Married Prince Carl (later King Haakon VII) at Buckingham Palace in London on 22 July 1896.
Crowned in Nidaros Cathedral on 22 June 1906.
Only child: Olav V.
Buried in the Royal Mausoleum at Akershus Castle in Oslo.

Again, a wonderful photo by Randi Gording. Thank you! :-)

3 kommentarer:

Tinsie sa...

Awww this is indeed a lovely photo. Where in Oslo is this statue?

Louis la Vache sa...

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À bientôt!

Sailor Girl sa...

Thank you, Stormel, for your visit!!
Ah! And I love this post and the blog! I only met it today!!!