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Crown Princess Mary attends Copenhagen Fashion Summit

“My hope is that Global Fashion Agenda continues to serve as the platform for accelerating the necessary change and that Copenhagen Fashion Summit will continue to be the global platform for bringing forward the industry’s commitment to change,” said Crown Princess Mary of Denmark before the attendees of this year’s Copenhagen Fashion Summit. The summit which aims to bring…
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Who is Princess Benedikte of Denmark?

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…
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Queen Margrethe celebrates first birthday after Prince Henrik's death

It wasn’t that long ago that Prince Henrik died from a pulmonary infection on 13 February, leaving Queen Margrethe of Denmark a widow. For a couple who had been married for fifty years, it was clear there was still a spark between the two. When they met in the spring of 1965 at a dinner party in London, neither had realised they had just met the love of their life. The Margrethe and Henrik…
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App for Royal Run in Denmark launched

To celebrate Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark’s milestone birthday of 50 years, the country of Denmark will be hosting a nationally recognised running event which will take place on 21 May 2018. This comes just nearly a week shy of Crown Prince Frederik’s…
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Prince Henrik diagnosed with dementia

His Royal Highness Prince Henrik of Denmark, the husband of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, has been diagnosed with dementia, the Danish Royal Court announced. A series of examinations have been conducted during the late summer, and a team of specialists from the Rigshospitalet has now concluded that Prince Henrik suffers from dementia. The diagnosis implies a decline in Prince Henrik’s…
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Crown Princess Mary Presents the 2016 Hans Christian Andersen Literature Award

On 30 October 2016 Crown Princess Mary of Denmark was on hand in Odense to present the 2016 Hans Christian Andersen Literature Award. This year’s winner, Japanese writer Haruki Murakami, has had his books translated into more than 50 languages. The ceremony took place at Odense City Hall on Sunday afternoon and saw a guest lecture from the author and the premier of a new piece of music which…
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