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Why is Queen Margrethe called 'Daisy'?

Last week, Queen Margrethe of Denmark had to celebrate her birthday in a different way than planned because of the coronavirus pandemic. Many royals from Europe had come together and made a very special video greeting for the Danish Queen. Many people noticed that several royals called the queen “Daisy” in the video. But why did they do so? Nicknames are quite common in royal…
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Additional photos released for Queen Margrethe’s birthday

The Danish Royal Court announced yesterday that over the next three days they will publish new photographs in celebration of Queen Margrethe’s 80th birthday this Thursday. On Tuesday, the Royal Court released a new series of portraits with the Queen, her son, Crown Prince Frederik and her grandson, Prince Christian – three generations of Danish monarchs, present and future.
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Queen Margrethe reveals destinations for the annual Dannebrog summer tour

Queen Margrethe of Denmark is set to sail away on the royal yacht Dannebrog as part of an annual summer tour of the country. The Queen will make a visit to the island of Anholt on 3 June and Aarhus Municipality from 5 June to 6 June. Later in the summer, Her Majesty visits the municipalities of Thisted on 31 August, Esbjerg on 1 September and Fanø on 2 September. The Royal Court states that the…
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Queen Margrethe visits Germany

Queen Margrethe of Denmark is currently on a four-day-long visit to the northern parts of Germany. The Danish monarch is touring the German state of Schleswig-Holstein and the Danish minority in South Schleswig. She is travelling on the Royal yacht Dannebrog which sailed into Flensburg Harbour on Tuesday. Queen Margrethe told the Danish press upon her arrival in Germany: “That so many born…
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