H.M. Queen Margrethe of Denmark

H.M. Queen Margrethe of Denmark

Queen of Denmark from 1972 to 2024
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H.M. Queen Margrethe of Denmark
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Margrethe II (Margrethe Alexandrine Þórhildur Ingrid, born 16 April 1940) is Queen of Denmark and commander-in-chief of the Danish Defence. Since the death of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom on 8 September 2022, she is Europe's longest serving current head of state, and the only current queen regnant.

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H.M. Queen Margrethe of Denmark was born on Tuesday, 16 April 1940 in Amalienborg Palace, Copenhagen, Denmark. Her full name at birth was Margrethe Alexandrie Þorhildur Ingrid. She is best known as a royal family member. Denmark's country of citizenship (nationality) is Danish. H.M. attended high school at N. Zahle’s School. For university, she studied at Girton College, Cambridge. Her religion is listed as Lutheran. She is 5' 11" (180 cm) tall and weighs 152 lbs (69 kg) with a slim build. She has blue eyes and white hair (color). H.M. Queen Margrethe of Denmark is 84 years old and her zodiac star sign is Aries.

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Full name at birth
Margrethe Alexandrie Þorhildur Ingrid
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Claim to fame
Queen of Denmark and commander-in-chief of the Danish Defence, Europe's longest serving current head of state, and the only current queen regnant
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Date of birth
16 April 1940
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Place of birth
Amalienborg Palace, Copenhagen, Denmark
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Queen of Denmark
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PERSONAL DETAILS

Height
5' 11" (180 cm)
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Weight
152 lbs (69 kg)
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Distinctive feature
  • Thin lips
  • Wears a pair of rectangular reading glasses
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ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Residence
  • Amalienborg Palace, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Fredensborg Palace, Lake Esrum, Fredensborg, North Zealand, Denmark
  • Gråsten Palace, Grasten, Denmark
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High school
  • N. Zahle’s School
  • North Foreland Lodge‘s boarding school for girls
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University
  • Girton College, Cambridge
  • Aarhus University
  • University of Paris
  • London School of Economics
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  • Margrethe is said to be a chain smoker.
  • Her art is appreciated by many and her paintings were used in The Lord of the Rings Danish editions.
  • In the past, she was named a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London.
  • Margrethe succeeded the throne from her father on January 14, 1972. She was 31 years old at the time.
  • Margrethe is multi-lingual and can speak in Danish, French, English, Swedish, and German. She also possesses knowledge of Faroese to a certain extent.

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