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Who is Princess Marie of Denmark?

Over the next several weeks, I want to write about of some of the lesser talked about royals in Europe for a series entitled “Who Is?”. One such royal is Her Royal Highness Princess Marie of Denmark, Countess of Monpezat. Marie was born Marie Agathe Odile Cavallier on 6 February 1976 in Paris, France, to Alain Cavallier and Françoise Grassiot. She has four half-brothers. Her two…
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Danish Crown Prince Couple's controversial Saudi Arabia tour

Crown Prince Frederik and Princess Mary of Denmark will start a controversial tour of Saudi Arabia today (Sunday) where they will participate in a Danish business promotional campaign in Saudi Arabia’s capital, Riyad. They will then travel to Qatar’s capital, Doha on…
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Another April birthday as Queen Margrethe of Denmark celebrates

The spotlight of late has primarily focused on Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II’s 90th birthday celebration to occur this April. And why shouldn’t it? It isn’t something to be taken lightly, with an ongoing reign stretching over 60 years, and the fact that Her Majesty is still actively carrying out her Royal duties at 90-years-old. She isn’t the only Monarch who has a birthday coming up…
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10 year old Prince saved from drowning

Denmark’s ten year old Prince Christian, who is second in line to the throne, has reportedly been saved from drowning after he went swimming in Australia’s Gold Coast last week. A Gold Coast lifeguard is the person who courageously saved the Prince after he was swept…
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Queen Margrethe of Denmark begins State Visit to Indonesia

Queen Margrethe II of Denmark and her husband, Prince Henrik, have embarked upon a historic State Visit to Indonesia, to mark 65 years of diplomatic relations and to strengthen the ties between the two nations. The Queen and Prince Consort arrived in Indonesia earlier today and spent the day attending informal events ahead of their formal schedule, which is due to start tomorrow morning with a…
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Prince Henrik of Denmark: why am I not king?

Prince Henrik of Denmark, husband and Prince Consort of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark has complained about the fact that he is not King of Denmark, but rather Prince Consort and has claimed that this constitutes sexism, according to an interview with French newspaper Le…