List of recipients of the Royal Victorian Chain
Below is a list of Recipients of the Royal Victorian Chain:
Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej dies
Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn is widely expected to succeed his father but has asked for time to mourn with the Thai people. Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha says the appointment of a successo...
End of an era: a look at the life of King Bhumibol Adulyadej
After more than 70 years as monarch of Thailand, King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s reign has come to an end. Bhumibol, the longest-reigning monarch in the world, held a demigod-like status in Thailand, with w
Europe's royals celebrate Denmark Queen Margrethe's birthday
Queen Margrethe II (left), who has ruled Denmark since 1972, is celebrating her 75th birthday today but got celebrations underway last night with a glittering gala dinner with royals from all over Eur...
Nicholas II of Russia - The Romanov Family:The last Royal Family of Russia
In Eglish On July 17, 1918, Bolshevik authorities, led by Yakov Yurovsky, shot Nicholas II, his immediate family, and four servants in the cellar of the Ipat...
Nicholas II of Russia
Nicholas II was the last Tsar of Russia. Here are some video clips from different archives. Included is also a clip of his visit in Finland 1915. That was on...
Nicholas II of Russia - Tsar's Family Death
What happened here was both savage and hate filled. As the smoke cleared the myth began. How could anyone have escaped? Explorer: Finding Anastasia : TUES JU...
Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej dies
Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn is widely expected to succeed his father but has asked for time to mourn with the Thai people. Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha says the appointment of a successo...
Alexander Duff, 1st Duke of Fife
Alexander William George Duff, 1st Duke of Fife KG KT GCVO PC VD (10 November 1849 – 29 January 1912), styled Viscount Macduff between 1857 and 1879 and known as The Earl Fife between 1879 and 1889, w...
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Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden
Carl XVI Gustaf (full name: Carl Gustaf Folke Hubertus [ˈkʰɑːɭ ˈɡɵ̞stɑːv ˈfɔlˌkɛ hɵ̞bɛˈʈɵ̞s], born 30 April 1946) is the reigning King of Sweden. On 15 September 1973, he succeeded his grandfather Gus...
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Europe's royals celebrate Denmark Queen Margrethe's birthday
Queen Margrethe II (left), who has ruled Denmark since 1972, is celebrating her 75th birthday today but got celebrations underway last night with a glittering gala dinner with royals from all over Eur...
King George VI Coronation Medal
The King George VI Coronation Medal was a commemorative medal made to celebrate the coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth.
For Coronation and Jubilee medals, the practice up until 1977 ...
King George VI Coronation Medal - Wikipedia
Huis Doorn
Huis Doorn ([ɦœys dʊːrn]; English: Doorn Manor) is a manor house and national museum in the town of Doorn in the Netherlands. The museum shows the early 20th-century interior from the time when fo...
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Leopold III of Belgium
Leopold III (3 November 1901 – 25 September 1983) reigned as King of the Belgians from 1934 until 1951, when he abdicated in favour of the heir apparent, his son Baudouin. From 1944 until 1950, Leopol...
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Lisbon Regicide
The Lisbon Regicide (Portuguese: O Regicídio de 1908) was the name given for the assassinations of King Carlos I of Portugal and his heir-apparent, Prince Royal Luís Filipe (Duke of Braganza), by ...
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Randall Davidson
Randall Thomas Davidson, 1st Baron Davidson of Lambeth GCVO PC (7 April 1848 – 25 May 1930) was an Anglican bishop of Scottish origin who served as Archbishop of Canterbury from 1903 to 192...
Randall Davidson - Wikipedia
Richard von Weizsäcker
Richard Karl Freiherr von Weizsäcker ( listen ; 15 April 1920 – 31 January 2015) was a German politician (CDU) who was the President of West Germany from 1984 to 1990, and then of a reunited...
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George V
George V (George Frederick Ernest Albert; 3 June 1865 – 20 January 1936) was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and Emperor of India, from 6 May 1910 until his death in 1936.He...
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Ali-Reza Pahlavi
Alireza Pahlavi (28 April 1966 – 4 January 2011, Persian: شاهزاده علیرضا پهلوی) was a member of the Pahlavi Imperial Family of Iran (Persia).He was the younger son of the former Shah of Iran and his t...
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Farah Pahlavi
Farah Pahlavi (Persian: فرح پهلوی‎; born Farah Diba; 14 October 1938) is the widow of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi and as such the former Queen of Iran.
Farah Diba was born on 14 October 1938 in th...
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The Kaiser, the Beast of Berlin
The Kaiser, the Beast of Berlin (also known as The Beast of Berlin and The Kaiser) was a 1918 silent war propaganda melodrama film written, directed and starring Rupert Julian. The film's supporting ...
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Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester
Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester KG KT KP GCB GCMG GCVO (Henry William Frederick Albert; 31 March 1900 – 10 June 1974) was a soldier and third son of King Georg...
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Rominten Hunting Lodge
The Rominten Hunting Lodge (German: Jagdschloss Rominten) was the residence of Kaiser Wilhelm II in the Rominter Heath in East Prussia.
The electoral Hunting Lodge of Rominten ("Kurfürstliche...
Rominten Hunting Lodge - Wikipedia
Armand Fallières
Clément Armand Fallières ([aʁmɑ̃ faljɛʁ]; 6 November 1841 – 22 June 1931) was a French politician, president of the French republic from 1906 to 1913.He was born at Mézin in the département of Lo...
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Initiative and Liberty Movement
The Initiative and Liberty Movement (French: Mouvement initiative et liberté, MIL) is a French Gaullist political association.
First called GIL (Initiative and Liberty Groups), it was establis...
Rastakhiz Party
Rastakhiz Party ("Resurgence party", also Hezb-e Rastakhiz) was founded on 2 March 1975 by Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the Shah of Iran. The party was intended as Iran's new single party, holding a mono...
Rastakhiz Party - Wikipedia
Mary of Teck
Mary of Teck (Victoria Mary Augusta Louise Olga Pauline Claudine Agnes; 26 May 1867 – 24 March 1953) was Queen consort of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and Empress consort of India, as...
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Dina bint 'Abdu'l-Hamid
Sharifa Dina bint 'Abdu'l-Hamid (born 15 December 1929) is the former Queen of Jordan as the first wife of King Hussein. She is the mother to his oldest child, Princess Alia. She and the king wer...
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Haile Selassie
Haile Selassie I (Ge'ez: ቀዳማዊ ኃይለ ሥላሴ, qädamawi haylä səllasé; [ha.ɪlɜ sɨlːase]  listen ) (23 July 1892 – 27 August 1975), born Tafari Makonnen Woldemikael, was Ethiopia's regent from 19...
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