Queen Margrethe in Iceland

Queen Margrethe II of Denmark visited Iceland on the 1st of December, to mark the 100th anniversary of Iceland’s Independence from the Kingdom of Denmark. Until 1944, Iceland remained in a Federation with Denmark as ‘the Kingdom of Iceland’ (the Queen received the Icelandic name of Þórhildur when she was born in 1940), when it declared itself a Republic. The Danish Royal Family hosted the President and First Lady last year and attended a Concert to mark the Centenary in October. Continue reading

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Queen Josefina’s Diamond Brooches

Today marks the Death Anniversary of Queen Ingrid of Denmark, the Swedish Princess who was the mother of Queen MargrethePrincess Benedikte, and Queen Anne Marie of Greece, and to mark the occasion, we are taking a look at her oft-worn Diamond Brooches, which were worn by another Swedish Princess that became the Queen of Denmark. Continue reading

French State Visit to Denmark

President Emmanuel Macron and First Lady Brigitte Macron of France are on a 2-Day State Visit to Denmark, where they are hosted by the Danish Royal Family. The Royal Family has numerous links to France, not least the French-Born late Prince Henrik and Princess Marie, as well as the family’s summer home, the Chateau de Cayx. Click HERE to take a look at the last French State Visit to Denmark. Continue reading