• Short Summary

    Before an honour guard and accompanied by Government members, Prince Albert of Belgium, representing his brother the King, laid a wreath on the monument in Brussels Dec 17 to King Leopold II on the 50th year after his death.

  • Description


    Monument, Honour Guard presents arms, Prince arrives, salutes Government Ministers, Prince lays wreath, salutes, Ex-Servicemen's detachment, Ministers lay flowers.




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    Background: Before an honour guard and accompanied by Government members, Prince Albert of Belgium, representing his brother the King, laid a wreath on the monument in Brussels Dec 17 to King Leopold II on the 50th year after his death.

    King Leopold, 44 years on the throne, created the Belgian Congo - now being visited by King Baudouin following the disturbances over African claims for independence.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7RJQ397CVL7KR8ENORLIAC5H4
    Media URN:
    VLVA7RJQ397CVL7KR8ENORLIAC5H4
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/12/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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