All correct so far! n/t
Posted by Bjarne Birkrem on 23/5/2008, 19:54:03, in reply to "Some answers."
: 1. Maud Queen of Norway
: 2. Victoria of Baden Queen of Sweden
: 3. Baudouin I King of the Belgians
: 5. Alexander I King of Yugoslavia
: 10. Queen Astrid of Belgium
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: It's good to see that the activity at this
: message board seems to be flourishing again!
: Here's another quiz following the same
: principle as the previous ones:
: 1. I was the youngest of the king’s three
: daughters, and the only one to become a
: queen. I was happier in my new country than
: in my husband’s native country.
: 2. My marriage to a reportedly bisexual king
: was not very happy, and though we were never
: divorced, we spent more and more time apart.
: 3. I was a very popular and respected king.
: My greatest sorrow was that my wife and I
: never had children.
: 4. I was a Sovereign who had problems with
: the climate of my country. The circumstances
: of my death remain uncertain - some think I
: killed myself.
: 5. My kingdom consisted of several
: nationalities, and during my reign it got
: the name by which it would be known for more
: than half a century after my death.
: Afterwards, it was gradually divided into
: several smaller states.
: 6. I was a king who spent most of my reign
: making war. To this day, experts disagree as
: to who really caused my death - my own
: people or the enemy.
: 7. I had to wait a long time before I could
: succeed to the throne. The circumstances of
: my sudden death were not quite in keeping
: with the dignity of a king.
: 8. I was a king and am one of my country’s
: great national heroes. I probably would have
: turned in my grave if I had known that my
: young successor would eventually turn away
: from the faith which I had given my life to
: 9. My reign is often regarded as the zenith
: of the history of my country, but my
: marriage to a foreign princess would
: eventually lead to a union between my
: country and hers.
: 10. I was a queen. I seem to have married
: into an accident-prone family; first my
: father-in-law died in an accident, then I
: died in another accident.
: Who are we, and what do we have in common?