Denmark

Crown Princess Mary joins special commission with United Nations Population Fund

Crown Princess Mary has joined a special high-level commission within the United Nations Population Fund to help the agency follow up on its goals from last year’s 25th-anniversary summit. The Danish Royal House announced the news on its website Thursday, saying that Crown Princess Mary was happy to join the commission and build upon its work at the Nairobi Summit from last year, which marked…
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Crown Princess Mary delivers speech at WHO's 70th Regional Committee Meeting

Crown Princess Mary spoke at Monday’s opening of the 70th World Health Organisation Regional Committee for Europe’s session, where she discussed how COVID-19 has affected the world. Meeting virtually due to lockdowns and restrictions, Crown Princess Mary’s remarks were delivered via video link. She told guests that COVID-19 has proven to be “a tough teacher, testing us when we didn’t…
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Granny Knows Best: the grandparents of Margrethe II

Queen Margrethe of Denmark is descended from royalty on both sides of her family tree. Today, let’s look at their lives more in depth. Christian X of Denmark Embed from Getty Images Queen Margrethe’s paternal grandfather was Christian X of Denmark, who reigned from 1912 to 1947. He also reigned as the last King of Iceland. He lived according to stringent belief in royal authority but…
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Denmark’s Royal Family's funding increases

Denmark`s social democratic minority government presented on Monday its proposal for the Danish state budget, where an increase in the salary for the Queen Margrethe was included. The Danish government’s budget proposal for next year shows that Queen Margrethe can count on almost 90 million Danish crowns in appanage. The Danish government will give 89.3 million Danish crowns in salary to the…
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