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Date 14 July 1961 12:50
Age
Event

Gagarin attends an informal lunch with Her Majesty The Queen

Place

Location Buckingham Palace, London
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Gagarin has lunch with the Queen, sitting on her right hand side in the 1844 room at Buckingham Palace.  The Duke is said to have a broken leg at the time of Gagarin's visit.

The 1844 room was named after it's occupation by Emporer Nicholas of Russia and the Empress, during their visit to London in 1844.

 

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