In November 1983 The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh made a State Visit to Kenya as guests of President Arap Moi.
How long was Queen Elizabeth in Kenya?
Queen of Kenya was a title held by Elizabeth II as the head of state of Kenya from 1963 to 1964. Her full style in Kenya was Queen of Kenya and of Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth. She was also the sovereign of the other Commonwealth realms, including the United Kingdom.
Did King George die while Elizabeth was in Africa?
On February 6th, 1952, the then Princess Elizabeth found out that her father, King George VI had died. At the time she was staying at the Treetops hotel in the foothills of Mount Kenya.
How did the Queen find out about her dad?
The Queen and her party were staying at the Treetops hotel in Kenya when the news of her father’s death broke. Speaking about Philip being told the news first, Lady Pamela says: “He was reading a newspaper… “…and covers his face with the newspaper and says, ‘Oh god, this will be such a shock. ‘”
Was the crown filmed in Kenya?
Another key location was South Africa, which doubled as Kenya in the early part of the series. Elizabeth and Philip head to Kenya for a Commonwealth tour and a short holiday, in lieu of her sick father.