Golden Jubilee: Prince Edward Breaks Ground For Arrival Of Dignitaries – ChimpReports

Golden Jubilee: Prince Edward Breaks Ground For Arrival Of Dignitaries


malady geneva;”>The Duke who was also present the on the day Uganda attained its Independence on 0ctober 9 1962, check will be representing the Queen of England at the occasion.

It was the Duke who handed over instruments of Power to Milton Obote who was by then the Prime Minister of Uganda.

More to that, he was born on 9 October 1935 therefore on the day Uganda celebrates its 50 years of Independence, he will also be celebrating his 77th birthday.

However today, he is visiting a UK government-sponsored project in Masindi District.

The Duke of Kent was born at their family London home, 3 Belgrave Square. He was baptized as Edward George Nicholas Paul Patrick.

His father was Prince George, Duke of Kent, the younger brother of King George VI and King Edward VIII. His mother Princess Marina was the daughter of Prince Nicholas of Greece. He has two younger siblings: Prince Michael of Kent and Princess Alexandra.

In 1942 when Prince George, Duke of Kent died in a tragic wartime flying accident, the title was passed on to Prince Edward, the Present Duke of Kent.

More invited delegations are expected to come into the country today.

There will be a state banquet for all the invited special guests at the Entebbe State House on Monday, eve of the Golden Jubilee Celebrations.


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