Denmark

Danish Royal Family attends opening of parliament

Yesterday, the Danish Royal Family attended the official opening of the Danish Parliament at Christiansborg Palace in Copenhagen. Queen Margrethe, Crown Prince Frederik, Crown Princess Mary, and Princess Benedikte were received by official members of the Parliament at noon when the first session of the parliamentary year began. The opening of the Parliament takes place each year on the first…
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Sweden

Swedish Crown Princess Couple celebrates Alingsås 400th anniversary

Yesterday, Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel went to their duchy of Västergötland to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the city of Alingsås. King Gustav II Adolf issued city rights to Alingsåsin 1619. The Crown Princess Couple first toured the Kom Loss Fair which focuses on increased accessibility in increasing the opportunity for people to take part in leisure activities…
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Sweden

Swedish Royal Family attends Opening of Parliament

On 10 September, the Swedish Royal Family attended the annual Opening of Parliament in Stockholm. Only Princess Madeleine and Chris O’Neill were absent as they stayed in Florida where they currently live. Traditionally, the Royal Family wears black and white outfits to…
Luxembourg

Grand Duchess Maria Teresa talks about women rights to French entrepreneurs

On 29 August, Grand Duchess Maria Teresa was in France to take part in the MEDEF Summer University, named “La Rencontre des Entrepreneurs Français” (Meeting of French Entrepreneurs). MEDEF is the largest employer federation in France. The theme of this year’s meeting was “Our future, climate, inequalities, conflicts … What capitalism tomorrow?”. 7000 entrepreneurs…
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DenmarkFeatures

A look at the Danish line of succession

This summer, we are taking a look at the various lines of successions in the world’s monarchies. Today, we are focusing on the eleven people in line to the Danish throne. The current monarch is Queen Margrethe II. She ascended the throne on 14 January 1972 following the death of her father King Frederik IX. She is the first female monarch of Denmark since Queen Margrethe I (1353-1412). She…
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