• Short Summary

    QUEEN HOMIRA OF AFGHANISTAN AND HER FIVE-YEAR-OLD SON, PRINCE MIRVIS JAN, ARRIVED AT VIENNA'S SCHWECHAT AIRPORT, APRIL 19, TO BE WELCOMED ON BEHALF OF PRESIDENT SCHAERF OF AUSTRIA BY DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER DR KOLB AND DR ROESSLER, A DIPLOMATIC OFFICIAL.

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    QUEEN HOMIRA OF AFGHANISTAN AND HER FIVE-YEAR-OLD SON, PRINCE MIRVIS JAN, ARRIVED AT VIENNA'S SCHWECHAT AIRPORT, APRIL 19, TO BE WELCOMED ON BEHALF OF PRESIDENT SCHAERF OF AUSTRIA BY DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER DR KOLB AND DR ROESSLER, A DIPLOMATIC OFFICIAL.

    ATTENDED BY A RETINUE OF SIX LADIES-IN-WAITING, THE QUEEN AND THE PRINCE WERE TAKEN BY CAR FROM THE AIRPORT TO VIENNA'S "HOTEL IMPERIAL", WHERE THEY WILL STAY FOR THE DURATION OF A TEN-DAY PRIVATE VISIT TO AUSTRIA.

    MARRIED IN 1931 TO MOHAMMED SHAH, WHO TWO YEARS LATER WAS CROWNED KING OF AFGHANISTAN, QUEEN HOMIRA HAS GIVEN BIRTH TO FIVE PRINCES AND TWO PRINCESSES. HER ELDEST SURVIVING SON, 28-YEAR-OLD PRINCE AHMED SHAH, IS THE HEIR-APPARENT TO THE AFGHAN THRONE. PRINCE MIRVIS JAN IS HER YOUNGEST CHILD.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADJI4ENF9ZPD0JPHB1IUFVBHNV
    Media URN:
    VLVADJI4ENF9ZPD0JPHB1IUFVBHNV
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/04/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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