Random Royal Rotogravure – Queen Margrethe II

On January 14th 1972, King Frederik IX died from complications of a heart attack at age 72, making his first born daughter, 32 year old Margrethe Alexandrine Þórhildur Ingrid, the first ruling queen of the world’s oldest monarchy in over 600 years.

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The new Queen Margrethe II addressed the country the following day from the balcony at Christiansborg Palace.

A few celebratory photos and videos from years past…

Her Silver Jubilee – 1997

Her Ruby Jubilee – 2012

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January 14, 2022 – 50th anniversary of her accession.

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Her family, in support.

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Let’s celebrate her Golden Jubilee below by sharing our favorite pictures of her and her family throughout the weekend.