• Short Summary

    Visnews filmed April 13 the Belgian Prince Albert 24-year-old younger brother of King Baudouin and his bride-to-be Italian Princess Paola Ruffo di Calabria, 21-year-old daughter of the late Prince Fulco Ruffo di Calabria and Princess Luisa, nee Gazelli, of the Counts of Rossana.

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    Visnews filmed April 13 the Belgian Prince Albert 24-year-old younger brother of King Baudouin and his bride-to-be Italian Princess Paola Ruffo di Calabria, 21-year-old daughter of the late Prince Fulco Ruffo di Calabria and Princess Luisa, nee Gazelli, of the Counts of Rossana.

    The Royal couple posed in the grounds of Laeken Palace near Brussels after announcing their engagement on Sunday April 12. With them were other members of the Belgian Royal Family Princess Paola's mother.

    The news of the engagement was a complete surprise in Brussels. No date has been given for the wedding but it expected to take place later this year. The Princess comes from one of the leading families of Naples, her father was an Italian air force ace.

    Prince Albert met her for the first time when he attended Pope John's coronation in Rome. The match has been hailed as a "love match".

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    Film ID:
    VLVACXGKVBKXMR44IF7GOT3L7531R
    Media URN:
    VLVACXGKVBKXMR44IF7GOT3L7531R
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/04/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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