Queen Margrethe has celebrated a few milestones on the Danish throne. A Silver Jubilee in 1997; a Ruby Jubilee in 2012. If she is still on the throne in 2022, she will mark her Golden Jubilee. And having ascended to the throne at the age of 32, Queen Margrethe has marked a few major birthdays on the throne.
Today, let’s look back at some of the biggest jubilee moments of her reign.Embed from Getty Images
On Queen Margrethe’s 40th birthday in April 1980, the Danish Royal House released four official portraits.Embed from Getty Images
Including this portrait with her husband, Prince Henrik.Embed from Getty Images
And this portrait with her children, Crown Prince Frederik and Prince Joachim.Embed from Getty Images
On 14 January 1997, Queen Margrethe marked 25 years on the Danish throne.Embed from Getty Images
Queen Margrethe and Prince Henrik on the balcony.Embed from Getty Images
In April 2000, Queen Margrethe celebrated her 60th birthday at Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen.Embed from Getty Images
Queen Margrethe’s 70th birthday in April 2010 was marked with three days of celebrations, including this formal reception on the first evening.Embed from Getty Images
A look at the ballroom.Embed from Getty Images
A gala celebration marked the second evening of birthday celebrations.Embed from Getty Images
Queen Margrethe in her refinery.Embed from Getty Images
Queen Margrethe and her family on the balcony for birthday cheers on the third morning of celebrations.Embed from Getty Images
A carriage ride with Prince Henrik through Copenhagen.Embed from Getty Images
In 2012, Queen Margrethe marked her Ruby Jubilee: 40 years on the Danish throne. The first of the festivities included a reception at Copenhagen City Hall.Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images
Queen Margrethe and Prince Henrik attending a gala performance at the DR Concert Hall.Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images
On the balcony with Prince Henrik.Embed from Getty Images
With extended family.Embed from Getty Images
In 2015, Queen Margrethe marked her 75th birthday.Embed from Getty Images
The royal families of Europe were invited to the celebrations, which included a gala dinner.
Unfortunately for Queen Margrethe, what was supposed to be massive celebrations for her 80th birthday this year have been cancelled in light of the COVID-19 outbreak.