Margrethe II


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Margrethe II

 

Born Apr. 16, 1940, in Copenhagen. Queen of Denmark since January 1972. Member of the Glücksburg dynasty; daughter of King Frederick IX. Became crown princess in 1958.

Margrethe II studied state law, international law, economics, and archaeology at the University of Copenhagen, the University of Århus, Cambridge University, and the Sorbonne.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Queen Margrethe II relinquished all the monarch's former titles except the title to Denmark.
Copenhagen [Denmark], Feb 14 ( ANI ): Prince Henrik, the husband of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, passed away yesterday at 83, the press service of the Royal Danish House said in a statement on Wednesday.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Ambassador to the Kingdom of Denmark Syed Zulfiqar Gardezi Friday presented his credentials to Queen of Denmark Margrethe II in a ceremony at Fredensborg Palace.
by ONA In her cable, Queen Margrethe II expressed her thanks and appreciation for His Majesty's congratulations and best wishes to her and the friendly people of Denmark, wishing His Majesty permanent health and happiness.
Married to Queen Margrethe II, 77, for the past 50 years, the Prince has refused to be buried alongside his wife because he believes he has been treated unequally.
Jeddah, Ramadan 9, 1438, Jun 4, 2017, SPA -- Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has sent a cable of congratulations to Queen Margrethe II of the Kingdom of Denmark on the anniversary of her country's constitution day.
GHAZANFAR ALI KHAN Majed Abdhulmohsen Al-Hokair RIYADH: Saudi businessman and entrepreneur Majed Abdhulmohsen Al-Hokair, vice chairman of Al-Hokair Group, has been appointed Denmark's honorary consul general in Jeddah by Danish Queen Margrethe II. The announcement was made by Denmark's Ambassador Ole Frijs-Madsen on the occasion of his country's National Day.
KUWAIT, April 7 (KUNA) -- Ambassador to Sweden Nabil Rashed Al-Dakheel Friday submitted his credentials as a non-resident envoy of Kuwait to Queen Margrethe II of Denmark.
Amman, June 5 (Petra) -- His Majesty King Abdullah, on Sunday, sent a cable to Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, congratulating her on her country's national day.
He said he will inform on Saturday Queen Margrethe II of the decision, adding the new government will be ready to present its policies on Sunday.
Le president de la Republique, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, a adresse un message de felicitations a la reine du Danemark, Margrethe II, a l'occasion de la celebration de la fete nationale de son pays, dans lequel il lui a reaffirme son engagement a developper les relations de cooperation entre les deux pays.
The inspiration stems from a design by Queen Margrethe II for Arhus cathedral and shows the arms of Marstal, Arhus, Copenhagen, and Newcastle.