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Re: 20+ Years
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Posted by Stefan on 5/12/2019, 8:31:43, in reply to "Re: 20+ Years
Other loongtime widowers are King Olav V. of Norway, widower for almost 37 years, his father King Haakon VII., widower for 18 years and King Gustaf V. of Sweden, widower for 20 years.
He doesn’t quite make 20+ years but Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria was a widower for 18 years.
Well, in that case, King Haakon VII of Norway also comes close, since he was a widower for 19 years.
I've often wondered why these royal widowers never remarried after their wives' deaths.