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Happy birthday to Princess Benedikte of Denmark - take a look at her extraordinary life so far

Her Royal Highness Benedikte Astrid Ingeborg Ingrid, Princess of Denmark, was born on 29 April 1944 at Frederik VIII’s Palace, in the Amalienborg Complex, Copenhagen. Having been born during World War II, Denmark was in the middle of Nazi occupation, which made impossible for the Danish Armed Forces to celebrate the birth with the traditional 21-gun salute associated with royal births. One…
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Annual report released for Danish Royal House

The Royal Danish House released its Annual Report for 2017 late last week, outlining the activities of the Danish Royal Family. There was a deficit of 2.8 million krone, which the Royal House says “can be attributed to the extraordinary expenses of the Royal Danish House…
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Queen Margrethe of Denmark's sarcophagus completed

Queen Margrethe of Denmark’s sarcophagus has been completed and been placed in Sankt Birgittas Chapel in Roskilde Domkirke. It will be there that she will lay upon her death alongside close to 40 Danish kings and queens going back to the early Middle Ages up to…
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Watercolour paintings by Queen Margrethe II of Denmark on Greenland stamps

One fact that is perhaps not as well-known to the vast majority of the world regarding the leadership of Denmark is the not-so-hidden talents of its leading monarch. Queen Margrethe II of Denmark was born in April of 1940 during World War II. By the time she assumed the throne of Denmark from her father King Frederick IX in 1972, times were changing. Her position as ruler of the country was one…
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Royal Danish House releases new images of Princess Isabella for her birthday

The Royal Danish House has released new images of Princess Isabella, the second child of Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, who turns 11-years-old today. The photographs show the Princess with her horse Lancet. Photo: HRH Crown Princess Mary The three photos released today were taken by Princess Isabella’s mother, Crown Princess Mary in Gråsten, Denmark, in April of…
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Denmark's Crown Princess Mary to visit Seattle

The Royal Danish House has announced that Crown Princess Mary of Denmark will travel to Seattle, Washington, USA. Seattle is on the western coast of the country. She will be in the United States from 3 May to 5 May. The Crown Princess will head the head of a Danish art and cultural advancement trip, and she will be accompanied by Danish Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen. Highlights of the visit…
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