SUPPORT OUR JOURNALISM: Please consider donating to keep our website running and free for all - thank you!


IN PHOTOS: Denmark’s longest-reigning monarch

Queen Margrethe has made history in Denmark.

She is the longest-reigning monarch in Denmark’s history, reigning for 51 years, six months and four days. To honour her achievement, the Danish Royal House released new images taken of the Queen aboard the royal yacht Dannebrog this month.

Queen Margrethe surpassed King Christian IV as the country’s longest-reigning monarch; he reigned for approximately 51 years and six months.

Keld Navntoft, Kongehuset ©
Keld Navntoft, Kongehuset ©
Keld Navntoft, Kongehuset ©
About author

Brittani is from Tennessee, USA. She is a political scientist and historian after graduating with a degree in the topics from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, in December 2014. She also holds a master's degree from Northeastern University. She enjoys reading and researching all things regarding the royals of the world. She's been researching, reading, and writing on royalty for over a decade. She became Europe Editor in October 2016, and then Deputy Editor in January 2019, and has been featured on several podcasts, radio shows, news broadcasts and websites including Global News Canada, ABC News Australia, WION India and BBC World News.