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January 15, 1972 - In her first address to the people, Queen Margrethe II said: "My beloved father, our King, is dead. The task that my father had carried for nearly 25 years is now resting on my shoulders. I pray to God to give me help and strength to carry the heavy heritage. May the trust that was given to my father also be granted to me."

Dronning Margrethe II on the day she became queen - the day her father King Frederik IX died in 1972

R4R Royal Spotlight: The Danish Sister Princesses  Princesses Margrethe, Benedikte, and Anne-Marie of Denmark are the daughters of King Frederik IX of Sweden and Queen Ingrid (originally of Sweden). Margrethe was born in 1940, Benedikte in 1944, and Anne-Marie in 1946. Through ascension and marriage, they are now Queen Margrethe of Denmark, Princess Benedikte of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg, and Queen Anne-Marie of Greece.

Royal Spotlight: The Danish Sister Princesses Princesses Margrethe, Benedikte, and Anne-Marie of Denmark are the daughters of King Frederik IX of Sweden and Queen Ingrid (originally of Sweden). Margrethe was born in Benedikte in and Anne-Marie in

Margrethe’s first state visit was in 1958. Although she was 18, she didn’t wear a tiara for the gala dinner during the Finnish State Visit.

royalwatcher: “ Margrethe’s first state visit was in Although she was she didn’t wear a tiara for the gala dinner during the Finnish State Visit.

Queen Margrethe II of Denmark "1. Margrethe was born on 16 April 1940 at the Amalienborg Palace in Copenhagen as the first child of parents Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Ingrid of Denmark. Upon birth she was styled as "Her Royal Highness Princess Margrethe". 10 Things You Didn't Know ...

10 facts about Queen Margrethe II of Denmark

To honour Queen Margrethe II of Denmark's birthday, HELLO! Online has compiled a list of ten facts you may not have known about the Danish monarch

Queen Margrethe, June 18, 2014 | Royal Hats

Danish Summer Cruise Day 1

Princess Benedikte, Princess Anne-Marie, Queen Ingrid and Princess Margrethe of Denmark.

Royaland - Mother and Daughters - Queen Ingrid of Denmark, Princess Margrethe (later Queen Margrethe II), Princess Benedikte, and Princess Anne-Marie (later Queen Anne of Greece)

♔ Tomorrows crowned heads ♔: Kongelige maj-bryllupper; Ingrid & Frederik

24 May Princess Ingrid of Sweden marries Frederick, Crown Prince of Denmark and Iceland.

I know the Swedish monarchs made it to tmz, but our Queen Margrethe was cheering too! But obviously we weren’t winning, so her faces were.. well, different.    She’s awesome that way

Great expressions on the part of Queen Margrethe of Denmark and her son, Crown Prince Frederick

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