Crown Princess Margrethe’s Engagement, 1966

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Crown Princess Margrethe of Denmark and her fiancé Count Henri de Monpezat wave to crowds from a balcony at the Amalienborg Palace in Copenhagen after announcing their engagement on this day in 1966. Later, they are pictured with- From L-R; Countess Renee de Laborde de Monpezat (mother of the groom), Count Andre de Laborde de Monpezat (father of the groom), Count Henri de Monpezat (the groom), Crown Princess Margrethe of Denmark (the bride), Queen Ingrid (mother of the bride, wearing the Connaught Sapphire Brooch), King Frederick IX (father of the Bride), and Princess Benedikte (sister of the bride).

The couple got married on June 1967, Click HERE to take a look at their wedding.

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