Prince Joachim Celebrates 50th Birthday

Queen Margrethe II of Denmark is hosting a private dinner at Amalienborg to celebrate Prince Joachim's 50th birthday, with family and friends. Prince Joachim Holger Waldemar Christian was born at 4.30 am on 7 June 1969 at the Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen, weighing in at 3.520 kg (7 pounds and 12 ounces) and 52 cm (about…

Royal Birthday: Princess Benedikte of Denmark

Princess Benedikte of Denmark celebrates her 75th birthday on Monday, 29 April 2019, with a new exhibition to celebrate this milestone. Queen Margrethe will host a birthday dinner in Princess Benedikte's honour in the Knights' Hall in Christian VII's Palace at Amalienborg. King Frederik IX and Queen Ingrid’s second daughter, Benedikte Astrid Ingeborg Ingrid, was…

Queen Margarethe To Visit Iceland To Celebrate Centenary

Denmark’s Queen Margrethe will visit Reykjavík in Iceland on 1 December 2018 for celebrations to mark 100 years since the nation declared Independence. A Shared History This visit’s major theme is the close relationship between the two countries, focusing on Iceland’s history, development and a sense of national identity. Evidence of Queen Margrethe’s personal connection…

Queen Margrethe II of Denmark’s New Year Address, 2017

Queen Margarethe gave her New Year Address (Dronningens nytårstale) on 31 December 2017 at 6.00 pm from Christian IX's Palace, Amalienborg, which was broadcasted on television and radio. Source: YouTube/Det Danske Kongehus Danish Transcript God bless Denmark. The English Translation History The New Year's Address is usually delivered from The Queen’s reception room in Christian…

Queen Margrethe II celebrates her 77th birthday at Marselisborg Palace

Queen Margrethe celebrated her 77th birthday with her family at Marselisborg Castle on 16 April 2017, instead of Amalienborg The Queen's birthday coincided with Easter Sunday this year. Det er H.M. Dronningens fødselsdag. Fra klokken 11.20 åbnes portene til Marselisborg Slot og publikum kan få adgang til Slotshaven, hvor Dronningen og den kongelige familie klokken…

Denmark’s King Frederik IX’s Funeral, 24 January 1972

Denmark's King Frederik IX was laid to rest among his royal ancestors amidst pomp and pageantry in Roskilde Cathedral on 24 January 1972. King Frederik fell ill shortly after giving his New Year's Address to the nation on 31 December 1971, and he was rushed to hospital days later suffering from a heart attack. He…