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Monday, May 30, 2011
Matriarch of the Royal Family
I am always amazed by how lively, friendly and cheerful Queen Elisabeth of Belgium looks in later photographs. The niece of Leopold II, wife of Albert I, mother of Leopold III, and grandmother of Baudouin I lived through four reigns and many tumultuous, tragic and emotionally exhausting events, including two world wars, but never lost her passion for life.
La Reine Musicienne
Reading with her grandson, Prince Albert of Liège, and her grand-daughter-in-law, Princess Paola.