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Queen Margrethe enjoys a birthday serenade for her 80th

It’s not often you get to see a monarch in their dressing gown. However, as Queen Margrethe of Denmark’s 80th birthday got under way, that’s just what happened. At the start of her special day, the Danish ruler was snapped as she hopped out of bed for a special song to mark the occasion. Queen Margrethe was photographed enjoying the start of her celebrations in the historic…
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Margrethe at 80: Her Royal Lineage

As we continue looking back at the life of Queen Margrethe in celebration of her 80th birthday, today let’s look at some of her royal ancestors. The monarchy of Denmark is one of the oldest in the world and can be traced back to the eighth century — though with…
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Denmark gets ready to celebrate Queen Margrethe

When Queen Margrethe celebrates her 80th birthday tomorrow, it will be with less fanfare than originally planned, but Danish officials are offering ways to celebrate The Queen from home. Denmark’s Foreign Ministry, which runs the Denmark.dk Twitter account, posted suggestions on ways to celebrate Queen Margrethe’s birthday, including watching special programming on the Danish Broadcasting…
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Margrethe at 80: A True Royal Love Story

This month, the Queen of Denmark celebrates her 80th birthday. While celebrations will take place later in the year, owing to the coronavirus outbreak, as Margrethe reaches this major milestone, her remarkable life and reign are again in the spotlight. Today, let’s take a look at the love story of Queen Margrethe and Prince Henrik, one that lasted over 50 years. Princess Margrethe met her…
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Margrethe at 80: her childhood, in photos

Ahead of her 80th birthday, we are continuing our series on Queen Margrethe of Denmark with a look at her childhood in photos. Margrethe with her parents, Crown Prince Frederick and Crown Princess Ingrid, as a baby Embed from Getty Images Princess Margrethe in the arms of her grandfather, King Christian X in 1940 Embed from Getty Images Princess Margrethe in 1941 Embed from…
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