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Royal Wedding Rewind: Queen Margrethe II and Prince Henrik of Denmark

On 4 October 1966, the Danish Royal Court announced that Crown Princess Margrethe was to marry Henri de Laborde de Montpezat. The engagement was a surprise to most as they had kept their relationship a secret.Henri was a French diplomat in London, and he and Margrethe met during an official dinner at the French Embassy and then again at a wedding, starting a relationship soon…
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Marie Antoinette, Last Queen of France?

In the latest in our series looking at the last consorts of monarchies around the world, we come to one of the most famous royals of all. Marie Antoinette’s whole life was lived in the spotlight and her story continues to fascinate. While other women later took on the…

Princess Marie sends message to Danish Association for Autism on World Autism Day

On 2 April, Princess Marie of Denmark sent a personal message to the Danish Association for Autism of which she is Patron on the occasion of World Autism Day. In the message, she said: “I wish you all a good World Autism Day and thank you for the constant work you do. In these times when the focus is on the Corona crisis, other important issues can easily be forgotten but I do not forget…
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Princess Marie meets climate activist Vanessa Nakate as she ends trip to Uganda

On 29 February, Princess Marie met with young climate activist, Vanessa Nakate during her humanitarian trip to Uganda as Patron of DanChurchAid. Vanessa Nakate called out the Associated Press when she was cropped out of a photo with other young climate activists including Greta Thunberg at the Davos Economic Forum last January. About the scandal, Princess Marie said: “I thought it was really…
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Grand Duchess Maria Teresa attends annual Board of Directors lunch of the ENGIE Foundation

On 6 February, Grand Duchess Maria Teresa attended the annual lunch of the board of directors of the ENGIE Foundation as the guest of honour. The Grand Duchess was invited by Isabelle Kocher, the President of the ENFIE Foundation. The Foundation is a partner of the association Stand Speak Rise Up! which was created by Grand Duchess Maria Teresa after the Stand Speak Rise Up! forum in March 2019.
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