Friday, September 11, 2015

A state dinner at the palace

September 11, 1885

King Christian IX of Denmark tonight hosted a state dinner at the palace in honor of Emperor Alexander III and Empress Marie of Russia, reports the New York Times  The Prince and Princess of Wales and King George of the Hellenes also attended.

King Christian "proposed the health of the Czar," and all of the guests stood and "sang the Russian National anthem.

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