Queen Margrethe’s Golden Jubilee

Queen Margrethe II of Denmark is marking the 50th Anniversary of the Accession to the Danish Throne today, after the death of her father, King Frederick IX of Denmark on this day in 1972. While the series of lavish events originally planned have been rescheduled for September, the Danish Royal Family did attend a couple of events today, as originally scheduled.  Continue reading

Danish State Visit to Germany

Queen Margrethe II and Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark are on a State Visit to the Federal Republic of Germany at the invitation of Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, from November 10 to 13, to celebrate business and cultural ties after the ‘Danish-German Cultural Year of Friendship’ last year, taking place in Berlin and Munich. Continue reading

Princess Dagmar’s Diamond Floral Tiara

Today marks the 60th Anniversary of the Death of Princess Dagmar of Denmark, Mrs Castenskjold, who passed away on this day in 1961! The fourth daughter and youngest child of King Frederick VIII of Denmark and Princess Louise of Sweden and Norway, Princess Dagmar was the sister of King Christian X of Denmark, King Haakon VII of Norway, and Princess Ingeborg of Sweden. In 1922, she married Jørgen Castenskjold, a member of the Danish Nobility and son of the Royal Danish Court Chamberlain, Though Princess Dagmar did not marry into a Royal Family, she often attended extended Danish Royal Family events, usually wearing her Diamond Floral Tiara! Continue reading

Centenary of the Reunification of Denmark

Queen Margrethe II of Denmark was joined by Crown Prince Frederik and Prince Christian for the official celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Reunification of Denmark in Southern Jutland on June 13th, which was delayed from last year due to the ongoing Pandemic. In 1920, King Christian X ratified the law that incorporated Southern Jutland into Denmark, after a period under German rule for 56 years, and the Royal Family made a symbolic journey to Southern Jutland. Continue reading