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Before they were royal: The life of Princess Marie of Denmark

In an interview for her 40th birthday in 2016, Princess Marie of Denmark said: “I had a great life – I didn’t need to be rescued by some Prince from Denmark.” Marie Agathe Odile Cavallier was born on 6 February 1976 in Paris, France. She is the only child of Alain Cavallier -a partner in an advertising agency – and Françoise Moreau – the owner of the Château de la Vernède in…
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Queen Margrethe awards commemorative medal in honour of Prince Henrik's birthday

The Danish Royal Court announced that Queen Margrethe had decided to award a commemorative medal to the members of the Royal Family, the court’s staff and all of those who have helped Prince Henrik during his disease and who helped the family after Prince Henrik’s death and for the organisation of the funeral. The private family members of Prince Henrik also received the medal. The…
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New official portrait of Crown Prince Frederik unveiled by Queen Margrethe and the Crown Prince family

Today, Crown Prince Frederik unveiled a new portrait of himself at the National Museum of History at Frederiksborg Castle as part of his 50th birthday celebrations. He was joined by Queen Margrethe as well as Crown Princess Mary and their four children. Only Queen Margrethe and the Crown Prince couple were scheduled to attend so it was a pleasant surprise for the people waiting in front of the…
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Queen Letizia ends co-operation trip to Haiti

On 23 May, Queen Letizia spent her last day in Haiti, ending a three-day co-operation trip to the Dominican Republic and Haiti. © Casa de SM el Rey She first travelled to the Cité Soleil neighbourhood where she visited the Educational Centre of the Sisters of St. Vincent…
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Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark visit Aarhus

On 23 May, Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark visited Aarhus as part of Crown Prince Frederik’s 50th birthday celebrations. Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary travelled with the Dannebrog, the royal yacht, from Copenhagen to Aarhus. Upon their arrival at the Aarhus port, they were received by Mayor Jacob Bundsgaard and City Director Niels Højberg. The Crown…
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