Queen Margrethe II led commemorations to mark the 75th anniversary when Denmark was liberated from German occupation on Monday, 4 May 2020.

Video: YouTube/Det Danske Kongehus

Denmark was liberated on 4 May 1945, which came into effect from 8.00 am.

Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen accompanied Queen Margrethe II as she paid tribute to those brave Danes who lost their lives during World War II at the Mindelunden i Ryvangen.

Queen Margrethe and the Prime Minister also laid wreaths to honour the Danes who lost their lives to Denmark during the occupation.

Mindelunden i Ryvangen (Ryvangen Memorial Park) commemorates fallen members of the Danish resistance to the German occupation during World War II.

Over 100 members of the Danish resistance are buried in the memorial park.

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