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« on: April 07, 2020, 10:42:06 PM »

1906 Portrait of King Haakon VII and Queen Maud with Prince Olav   
http://www.alamy.com/stoc...trait-1906-141276826.html
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« Reply #1 on: April 10, 2020, 09:27:51 PM »

After the end of the Second World War, King Haakon VII and the Norwegian Royal Family returned to Norway aboard the cruiser HMS Norfolk on June 7, 1945.   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JsHanmmGRMQ
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« Reply #2 on: April 20, 2020, 01:17:35 AM »

King Haakon VIII and Queen Maud attended the National Ski Jumping Contest in 1923.   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=19wE6sXjaSI
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« Reply #3 on: April 20, 2020, 10:31:56 AM »

King Haakon VIII and Queen Maud attended the National Ski Jumping Contest in 1923.   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=19wE6sXjaSI

Very interesting. Thanks for sharing this. I love watching ski jumping. Great to see how long this is already going ahead.
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« Reply #4 on: April 21, 2020, 02:13:58 AM »

King Haakon VIII and Queen Maud attended the National Ski Jumping Contest in 1923.   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=19wE6sXjaSI

Very interesting. Thanks for sharing this. I love watching ski jumping. Great to see how long this is already going ahead.

Kristallinchen, You are welcome!
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« Reply #5 on: April 30, 2020, 01:36:05 AM »

The fact that Princess Maud was the daughter of the ruling monarch of the United Kingdom was an influential factor in the Storting's decision to offer Prince Carl the Norwegian throne in 1905.
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« Reply #6 on: April 30, 2020, 06:25:45 AM »

The fact that Princess Maud was the daughter of the ruling monarch of the United Kingdom was an influential factor in the Storting's decision to offer Prince Carl the Norwegian throne in 1905.

Did not know that. Super interesting. Thank you for all your easy to read, bite sized tidbits, Cyrilsebastian.
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« Reply #7 on: April 30, 2020, 06:18:13 PM »

The fact that Princess Maud was the daughter of the ruling monarch of the United Kingdom was an influential factor in the Storting's decision to offer Prince Carl the Norwegian throne in 1905.

Did not know that. Super interesting. Thank you for all your easy to read, bite sized tidbits, Cyrilsebastian.
   
 
Thank you, Paulina! I am glad that you liked learning about Queen Maud.  Yes Yes
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« Reply #8 on: May 12, 2020, 07:47:12 AM »

Queen Maud with Edward, Prince of Wales at King George V's Silver Jubilee in 1935   
http://www.alamy.com/stoc...-and-prince-35111347.html
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« Reply #9 on: May 31, 2020, 07:41:56 AM »

King Haakon VII inspected Norwegian sailors currently in training with the Royal Navy in 1941.   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cL9xDixjNRM
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« Reply #10 on: June 13, 2020, 04:32:56 PM »

King Haakon VII presented decorations to merchant seamen.   
http://www.gettyimages.com/license/50487609
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« Reply #11 on: June 29, 2020, 03:31:46 AM »

In 1914 Queen Maud took the initiative to establish a fund in her name to assist people in extremely difficult circumstances following the First World War.
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