Princess Benedikte Celebrates 76 Years

Princess Benedikte of Denmark celebrates her 76th birthday on Wednesday, 29 April 2020. Princess Benedikte of Denmark. Photo: Kongehus/Christina Hauschildt © King Frederik IX and Queen Ingrid’s second daughter, Benedikte Astrid Ingeborg Ingrid, was born in the Frederick VIII Palace at Amalienborg in 1944, during World War II. The Nazi Occupation in Denmark prevented the…

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…

European Royalty Farewells Prince Richard

Members of European royal families attended the funeral of Prince Richard, held on Tuesday, 21 March 2016, at 2.00 pm at the Evangelische Stadtkirche Bad Berleburg. Embed from Getty Images HH Prince Richard’s son and heir, Prince Gustav, walked behind his father’s coffin, draped in the family’s flag, during the procession from the family home…

Podcast: Spanish Royal Visit, St Patrick’s Day Parade & Prince Richard’s Passing

Two state visits to Britain, Queen Elizabeth grants royal assent, sad news from Denmark, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend a St Patrick's Day parade and more ... State Visits To Britain King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia will pay a state visit to the UK in June, after accepting an invitation from Queen…

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…

Podcast: Lèse-majesté, The Queen’s People & King Salman Leaves France

A new record for lèse-majesté offences in Thailand, Queen Elizabeth as you've never seen her before, a new DVD on King Richard III's Reinterment, King Salmon leaves France and Prince Henrik's poetry readings. Prince Henrik the Poet Did you know that Denmark's Prince Consort (pictured in the recent photo call) is also a poet? Find…