15 October 2013

The First King and Queen of Norway

Queen Maud and King Haakon of Norway at their coronation in 1905. They were the first monarchs of a newly independent Norway.

Prince Carl of Denmark (later King Haakon VII of Norway) and Princess Maud on their wedding day, 1896.

Prince Carl with Princess Maud and her parents, Queen Alexandra and King Edward VII of Great Britain.

The wedding announcement for Haakon and Maud's wedding, 1896.

Wedding souvenirs from Maud and Haakon's wedding, 1896.

Another wedding pic of the lovely Maud and Haakon.

King Haakon VII of Norway.

King Haakon VII of Norway (then Prince Carl) with his mother, Queen Louise of Denmark.

King Haakon VII in his old age.

Queen Maud of Norway in 1914.

Maud in 1921.

Queen Maud posing with a pet dog, 1928.