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Thank you for the wonderful photos!

While her children are attractive, it's a real pity none of them come anywhere close to approaching their mother's superb looks.
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Thank you so much for all those beautiful old pictures you post (and have been posting for years, on the message boards to), Catherine. It is really appreciated!

And my goodness, what a beautiful woman Paola was!
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Albert & Paola being chased by paparazzi in Italy (De Post-thanks to Chris!)

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Just before their wedding a garden party was given at the palace of Laeken to present Paola to the authorities and the population. (De Post - thanks to Chris)

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1. king Leopold III with princess Marie Gabrielle of Savoie
2. queen Marie José and king Umberto of Italy
3. prince Carl Bernadotte

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Wow Prince Carl of Bernadotte... He was relatives near royal family of Belgium and Sweden,Norway. Prince Carl Bernadotte was brother to Queen Astrid of Belgium. Who Prince Carl Bernadotte beside with wife or friends?? Wife Elsa or Ann Larsson?
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What we know about Delphine Boel the illegitimate dauhter of the king Alberto from Belgium? Is that true? Does somebody have the king's granddaughter's pictures?
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Thanks for all the pictures!
Paola looked so beautiful when she was young!
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She's still beautiful, but she was absolutely stunning!
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I agree, Paola was really beautiful! Albert was kinda handsome too, but he hasn't aged nearly as well as Paola.
And didn't someone say Albert cheated on Paola? Pfff, he doesn't deserve her if that's true!

Prince Phillip definately has his father's profile, but luckily Phillip & Mathilde's children look more like Paola.
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Paola in her young age was really stunning (now she is too ) Was Paola before marriage royal? I know, it doesnt belong here, but I'd like to know it.
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Paola in her young age was really stunning (now she is too ) Was Paola before marriage royal? I know, it doesnt belong here, but I'd like to know it.
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I read somewhere that before her (i could be wrong here but i'm pretty sure i read somehwhere that her marriage to Albert was arranged...i don't know, anyway)....
Paola grew up in Rome.
BEFORE MARRIAGE:
Princess Dona Paola Ruffo di Calabria
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Prince Fulco Ruffo di Calabria, 6th Duke of Guardia Lombarda, a WWI flying ace
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Their marriage wasn't arranged.
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Love the old family pictures of Paola and Albert and their young family of their children. Love to see all the old pictures before the newer gereation. Thanks a bunch Judy
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Queen Paola was very beatiful in her youth.
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Absolutely, utterly stunning! I've just come across all these photos of young Paola and I feel like I've found a new treasure!
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http://i19.ebayimg.com/01/i/07/56/6f/57_1.JPG (1964)
http://i7.ebayimg.com/02/i/000/77/ac/49d1_1.JPG (1964)
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