A portrait of the Queen by British photographer David Bailey has been reissued for her Sapphire Jubilee, marking 65 years on the throne. In the photo, the Queen wears sapphire jewellery given to her by King George VI as a wedding gift in 1947. The Queen has become the first British monarch to reach a sapphire jubilee.
Your are kindly invited to the book launch of my latest work: “Viva Regina Maria!”
Thursday 17 November, 6 pm at The Gaudeamus Book Fair International, Bucharest (Romexpo) – CORINT publishing house.
DM, Viva Regina Maria!, Corint, 2016, hardback, 320 pages (including 144 pp. of illustrations)
I would like to wish HM King Michael of Romania a happy 95 th birthday!
The Romanian celebrations of National Day – 10 May 1916 – cavalry passing in review before King Ferdinand. Being in the nature of a military review the Romanian National Day celebrations were mainly of a warlike character. The war in which Europe was involved gave that year a wider significance than before. The celebrations were mainly in the nature of a ‘preparedness for war’ demonstration.