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Nine European Kings; May 20th, 1910.

This photo was taken at the funeral of British King Edward VII, May 20, 1910.

"So...what do you all think about having a little tussle with the French in a couple years?" "Only if the Russians join in..."

“So…what do you all think about having a little tussle with the French in a couple years?”
“Only if the Russians join in…”

Standing from Left –

Haakon VII, King of Norway
Ferdinand I, Tsar of Bulgaria 
Manuel II, King of Portugal
Wilhelm II, German Emperor 
George I, King of Greece 
Albert I, King of the Belgians

Seated from the Left –

Alfonso XIII, King of Spain
George V, King of Great Britain
Frederick VIII, King of Denmark

5 responses

  1. weren’t they all first cousins or something. that’s quite a powerful family.

    May 30, 2014 at 8:38 pm

  2. It’s so damn magnificent (I mean, look at those moustaches).

    Lest we forget.

    May 30, 2014 at 8:39 pm

  3. roaldengelbregtamundsen

    so much power in one room

    May 30, 2014 at 8:42 pm

  4. Valkyrie Völuspá

    I wonder how intended the look that Albert is giving Wilhelm is?

    May 30, 2014 at 8:44 pm

  5. It’s amazing how similar they look, i actually thought seated in the middle was Tsar Nicholas, till i read who they were…

    May 30, 2014 at 8:46 pm

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