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Princess Benedikte watches opening match at the European Championships in wheelchair rugby

Princess Benedikte opened the International Wheelchair Rugby Federation’s European championships Wednesday, celebrating a home team win at DGI House in Vejle. The Princess, who serves as patron of Parasport Denmark, attended the match between the Danish and the Polish men’s national team. Parasport Denmark, which works to promote physical and competitive sports for people with…
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Princess Benedikte: "We should not dress in a very expensive and extravagant outfit"

Princess Benedikte of Denmark is revealing many of her life stories and opinions in a new biography, Benedikte – A Royal Princess, and one of them is she thinks royal women spend too much on clothing. The Princess, who is one of Queen Margrethe’s younger sisters, turned 75 on Monday. The book was released to commemorate the occasion and is written by journalist Anne Sofie Kragh. It…
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Queen Margrethe hosts gala dinner for government, Danish Parliament and Danish members of the European Parliament

Last night, Queen Margrethe hosted a gala dinner for members of the government, members of the Danish Parliament and Danish members of the European Parliament. Crown Princess Mary, Prince Joachim, Princess Marie, and Princess Benedikte were in attendance. Crown Prince Frederik could not attend as he is currently in Sydney, Australia, where he is attending the Invictus Games. This dinner is held…
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Princess Benedikte has new court lady

Queen Margrethe of Denmark’s sister, Benedikte, Princess of Denmark and Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg have hired a new court lady. The Princess`s new court lady is Anne Dorthe Luel. This was stated in a press release from the Danish royal court that was published on Tuesday. Luel will start her new job 1 June this year and replaces court lady Kristina Treschow who has had the job the past 12…
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