Silver jubilee

Silver jubilee marks a 25th anniversary, also known as a quadranscentennial anniversary. The anniversary celebrations can be of a wedding anniversary, the 25th year of a monarch's reign or anything that has completed or entering a 25-year mark.

Royal silver jubilees since 1750Edit

Monarch Year of Silver Jubilee
King George II of Great Britain 1752
King Borommakot of Siam 1758
King George III of the United Kingdom 1785
King Rama I of Siam 1807
King Frederick William III of Prussia 1822
King William I of Württemberg 1841
King Charles XIV John of Sweden 1843
Heinrich LXII, Prince Reuss Younger Line 1843
Heinrich LXXII, Prince Reuss of Lobenstein and Ebersdorf 1847
King Rama III of Siam 1849
Emperor Pedro II of Brazil 1856
Queen Victoria 1862
Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha 1869
George Tupou I of Tonga 1870
Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria 2 December 1873
King William III of the Netherlands 1874
Tsar Alexander II of Russia 1880
Johann II of Liechtenstein 1883
King Norodom of Cambodia 1885
Emperor Wilhelm I of Germany 1886
King George I of Greece 1888
King Christian IX of Denmark 1888
Sheikh Abdullah II Al-Sabah of Kuwait 1891
King Chulalongkorn of Siam 1893
Frederick I, Duke of Anhalt 1896
King Oscar II of Sweden and Norway 18 September 1897
Sultan Abdulhamid II of Ottoman Empire 31 August 1901
Charles Gonthier, Prince of Schwarzburg-Sondershausen 1905
Luitpold, Prince Regent of Bavaria 1911
Emperor Wilhelm II of Germany 15 June 1913
Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands 1915
Ernest Louis, Grand Duke of Hesse 1917
George Tupou II of Tonga 1918
Sobhuza II of Swaziland 1924
King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy 1925
King Haakon VII of Norway 1930
King George V of the United Kingdom 1935
King Christian X of Denmark 1937
Sālote Tupou III of Tonga 1943
Prince Louis II of Monaco 1947
Sultan Ahmad Tajuddin of Brunei 1949
Jigme Wangchuck of Bhutan 1951
Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia 2 November 1955
Franz Joseph II of Liechtenstein 25 July 1963
King Bhumibol of Thailand 9 June 1971
Queen Juliana of the Netherlands 1973
Prince Rainier III of Monaco 1974
King Baudouin of Belgium 1976
Mohammad Reza Pahlavi of Iran 1976
Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth Realms 1977
King Hussein of Jordan 1977
King Olav V of Norway 1982
Prince Shah Karim al-Hussaini, Aga Khan IV 11 July 1982 – 11 July 1983[1]
King Moshoeshoe II of Lesotho 1985
King Hassan II of Morocco 1986
Alhaji (Dr.) Ado Bayero The Emir of Kano, Nigeria June 1988
Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg 1989
Tāufaʻāhau Tupou IV of Tonga 16 December 1990
Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei 5 October 1992
Sultan Qaboos bin Said of Oman 23 July 1995
Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria 1996
Joan Martí i Alanis, Co-Prince of Andorra 1996
King Birendra of Nepal 1997
Queen Margrethe II of Denmark 14 January 1997
Jigme Singye of Bhutan 1997
King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden 15 September 1998
King Juan Carlos I of Spain 22 November 2000
Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah of Kuwait 31 December 2002
Pope John Paul II 2003
Sultan Ismail Petra of Kelantan, Malaysia 30 March 2004
Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands 29 April 2005
Sultan Azlan Shah of Perak, Malaysia 3 February 2009
Mswati III of Swaziland 25 April 2011
Emperor Akihito of Japan 7 January 2014
Prince Hans-Adam II of Liechtenstein 2014
King Harald V of Norway 17 January 2016
Letsie III of Lesotho 7 February 2021
Heads of state and government Year of Silver Jubilee
President Urho Kekkonen of Finland 1 March 1981
Brotherly Leader and Guide of the Revolution Muammar Gaddafi of Libya 1 September 1994

South Asian film terminologyEdit

In India and Pakistan, a silver jubilee film is commonly described as a movie shown continuously in cinemas in one city for 25 straight weeks without any interruptions.[2]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Silver Jubilee". Archived from the original on 8 July 2017. Retrieved 21 November 2016.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 25 April 2017. Retrieved 10 April 2009.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)