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First royal guests revealed for Queen Margrethe's 80th birthday celebrations

It will be a special few days of festivities when Queen Margrethe of Denmark turns 80 in April, and royals from around Europe are expected to attend the celebrations this spring. The first of the guests were revealed this week when it was announced thatKing Willem-Alexander, Queen Máxima, and Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands will attend. The full statement from the Royal House of the…
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Crown Prince Frederik undergoes shoulder surgery

Crown Prince Frederik has undergone a minor shoulder operation today after sustaining an injury skiing in Switzerland last week. The successful outpatient procedure took place in Copenhagen at the Rigshospitalet. The Crown Prince hurt his left shoulder while skiing in…
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Queen Margrethe reveals destinations for the annual Dannebrog summer tour

Queen Margrethe of Denmark is set to sail away on the royal yacht Dannebrog as part of an annual summer tour of the country. The Queen will make a visit to the island of Anholt on 3 June and Aarhus Municipality from 5 June to 6 June. Later in the summer, Her Majesty visits the municipalities of Thisted on 31 August, Esbjerg on 1 September and Fanø on 2 September. The Royal Court states that the…
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Who is Crown Princess Mary of Denmark?

Birth and Childhood Mary Elizabeth Donaldson was born on 5 February 1972 in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. She was the youngest child of Donald and Henrietta Donaldson. She has two older sisters, Jane and Patricia, and an older brother, John. Mary’s mother died in…
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Princess Marie opens exhibition about Danish sculptor in Paris

Today, Princess Marie had her second official engagement of the year in Paris, France, as she opened the “Les Contes Étranges de NH Jacobsen, un Danois à Paris” at the Bourdelle Museum. The “Les Contes Étranges de N.H. Jacobsen, un Danois à Paris” exhibition is the first exhibition in France devoted to Niels Hansen Jacobsen (1861-1941) and aims to take the visitor into the…
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Danish Court announces events celebrating Queen Margrethe's 80th birthday

As Queen Margrethe of Denmark will celebrate her 80th birthday on 16 April 2020, the Danish Court today released a program of events celebrating the Queen during the month of April. The program is similar to the one organised to celebrate the Queen’s 75th birthday in 2015. On 2 April, the Queen will officially open the exhibition “The faces of the Queen” at the National…
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