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Plaque unveiled in Ljubljana’s Hotel Slon marking Admiral Nelson’s visit in 1800

By September 10, 2023No Comments

At the invitation of the British Ambassador, HE Tiffany SadlerHotel Slon and the Nelson Society, a ceremony and reception took place on Sept 7th 2023 to commemorate Admiral Lord Nelson’s visit to Slovenia and his stay in Ljubljana’s only hotel at the time (Hotel Slon).

A plaque was unveiled in the lobby of Hotel Slon, marking the visit by the famous British naval commander in 1800.

The occasion was moderated by Keith Miles, OBE, honorary president of The British Slovene Society.

A Naval Ceremonial Guard stood alongside the plaque as the Slovenian and British National Anthems were played by the Slovenian Armed Forces Military Band – Brass Quintet.

The plaque was unveiled by Slovenia’s Brigadier General Milan Žurman and Ambassador Tiffany Sadler.