Denmark

Queen Margrethe awards commemorative medal in honour of Prince Henrik's birthday

The Danish Royal Court announced that Queen Margrethe had decided to award a commemorative medal to the members of the Royal Family, the court’s staff and all of those who have helped Prince Henrik during his disease and who helped the family after Prince Henrik’s death and for the organisation of the funeral. The private family members of Prince Henrik also received the medal. The…
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Who is Queen Margrethe II of Denmark?

Today, Queen Margrethe II of Denmark celebrates her 78th birthday. Let’s take a look back at the life of Denmark’s colourful queen. Born Margrethe Alexandrine Þórhildur Ingrid on 16 April 1940, Margrethe was the first child of Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Ingrid – later King Frederick IX and Queen Ingrid. She was followed by two sisters: Princess Benedikte in 1944 and Princess…
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Algeria's government surprised Queen Margrethe

Last year, Queen Margrethe of Denmark visited the African nation of Ghana. The official visit, which lasted for several days, had a special start that surprised both the Queen and the entire Danish delegation who were on their way to the former Danish colony. The visit to…
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Danish royals attend first New Year's reception

Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, alongside Crown Prince Frederik, Crown Princess Mary, Prince Joachim and Princess Marie hosted New Year’s celebrations at their home, Amalienborg on the 1st of January. Queen Margrethe II hosted the party. She was not joined by her husband Prince Henrik, who retired from public duties in 2016 and has since been diagnosed with dementia. The party is intended…
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Queen Margrethe receives award for her historical work

Her Majesty Queen Margrethe of Denmark has received the North Jutland media anniversary award. The award was handed out to the Queen in connection with the 250 years anniversary of “the North Jutland Media” in a large-scale ceremony in the House of Music in the Danish city of Aalborg. More than 1,000 invited guests were present at the award ceremony and the following concert. Along with the…
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