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Old 06-03-2014, 03:42 PM
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There is no picture of her wedding with Prince Albert , Crown Prince of Belgium
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Old 06-04-2014, 06:20 AM
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Thank you An Ard Ri for sharing the very interesting video of the Queen's funeral.
I saw her in the Salon des Penseurs at the Royal Palace , on the little table next to her I saw her violin.
The Queen has asked the the surviving Nurses of the Ocean Hospital at la Panne , spend the night next to her dead body. So did my grandmother .
At the end of my grandmother's funerals I heard the Brabançonne , our National Hymn !
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In Long to Reign, A. W. Purdue wrote:

Another queen with artistic and bohemian inclinations, Queen Elisabeth of the Belgians. rose to the challenge of war and became a national heroine. Based with her husband on the last strip of Belgian soil, she devoted herself to nursing the wounded and becoming a saintly figure to Belgian soldiers.
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Indeed , I don't understand why in this thread she is called the Red Queen ..
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Indeed , I don't understand why in this thread she is called the Red Queen ..
Maria-Olivia, During the 1950s, Elisabeth evoked controversy abroad by visiting the Soviet Union, Poland, and China.
These trips prompted some people to label Elisabeth as the "RED QUEEN."
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Old 07-15-2014, 05:44 AM
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This was just at the end.
What we remember for ever is her attitude during the first War and the "Concours de Musique Reine Elisabeth".
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I wonder what tiara Elisabeth of Bavaria is wearing in this portrait which I've never seen before?

http://www.antiques-delaval.com/1796...ormael-xxe.jpg
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