Friday 7 October 2022

An extraordinary photograph - nine Kings

This extraordinary photograph appeared on Twitter a few days after the death of the Queen.  It shows nine Kings at the funeral of Edward the VII in 1910.

In the back row from left to right:

Haakon VII of Norway, Ferdinand of Bulgaria, Manuel II of Portugal, Wilhelm II of Germany, George the I of Greece and Albert I of Belgium.

In the front row from left to right:

Alfonso XIII of Spain, George V of the UK and Frederick VIII of Denmark.

They were all related and a few years later their countries were at war with each other.  

Thanks to @Piwowarczyk for posting this.  

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