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Old 12-08-2004, 12:50 AM
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HM Queen Margrethe II - A Pictorial

In this thread, we will relate the story of HM Queen Magrethe II of Denmark from birth to the present with pictures and anecdotes.

I will try to maintain a chronologal order of posting so if you wish to help me, please remember to post pictures specific to the time frame being discussed.
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Old 12-08-2004, 01:01 AM
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Margrethe Alexandrine Þorhildur Ingrid of Denmark was born on 16 April 1940 at Amalienborg Palace as the daughter of King Frederik IX (d. 1972) and Queen Ingrid, born Princess of Sweden (d. 2000).

She was christened on May 14, 1940 in Holmens Kirke.




1. May 14, 1940:The King arriving at the church for the christening. (Polfoto)


2. May 14, 1940: The King and the Queen with baby Margrethe. (Polfoto)


3. May 14, 1940: Group photo. (Postcard)


4. June 1940: Princess Margrethe. (Source unknown)
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1. Newborn Princess Margrethe as a baby, is shown in the arms of her grandfather, the late King Christian the 10th. c. 1940

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1. May 14, 1940: Margrethe with Mom and Dad.
2. May 14, 1940: Margrethe in her crib.
3. September 16, 1940: Margrethe with Dad.
4. ca. 1940: Margrethe with King Christan X. (APL)
5. 1940: Margrethe with Mom.
6. December 1940: Margrethe at 8 months.
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Old 12-11-2004, 11:40 PM
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1. April 16, 1941: Princess Margrethe receiving flowers on her first birthday. (Polfoto)


2. December 1941: Princess Margrethe. (source unknown)
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When did Margrethe Alexandrine Þorhildur Ingrid earn the right to show this monogram?
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Old 12-14-2004, 04:40 AM
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Margrethe Alexandrine Þorhildur Ingrid of Denmark was born on 16 April 1940 at Amalienborg Palace as the daughter of King Frederik IX (d. 1972) and Queen Ingrid, born Princess of Sweden (d. 2000).
She was christened on May 14, 1940 in Holmens Kirke.
Hey, didn't Fred and Mary get married on May 14?
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Oh,yes Mary and Fred married on May 14th this year.It's so wonderful as the same as Queen Margrethe's Christening Day.
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1. April 1942: Two-year old Princess Margrethe in the arms of her mother. (Polfoto)
2. April 1942: Princess Margrethe is 2 years old. (Polfoto)
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1. 1943: Princess Margrethe, 3 years old.
2. May 1943: Princess Margrethe with CP Ingrid and CP Frederik.
3. June 1943: CP Ingrid playing tag with Princess Margrethe.
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If one could see in the pictures, she is indeed a really tall child. Barely at the age of 8months, she is already big and tall. =)
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Princess Margrethe's sister, Benedikte Astrid Ingebord was born on April 29, 1944 at Amalienborg Palace, Copenhagen.


1. April 16, 1944: Margrethe's 4th birthday.
2. May 25, 1944: Benedikte's baptism.
3. June 1944: Magrethe.
4. 1944: The little family at Amalienborg Palace.
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1. May 15, 1945: The King of Sweden visits CP Ingrid.
2. June 3, 1945: CP Ingrid and Princess Margrethe visits King Gustav Adolf of Sweden.
3. June 1945: Princess Margrethe.
4. June 6, 1945: CP Ingrid and Princess Margrethe celebrate flag day with King Gustav Adolf of Sweden.
5. December 1945: CP Ingrid with Benedikte and Margrethe.
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Six-year old Princess Margrethe's youngest sister, Anne-Marie Dagmar Ingrid was born August 30, 1946 at Amalienborg Palace, Copenhagen.


1. November 19, 1946: Princess Margrethe, CP Ingrid holding
Princess Anne-Marie, CP Frederik and Princess Benedikte.
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1. to 3. February 1947: First skating lesson.
4. 1947: Margrethe, Anne-Marie and Benedikte at Graasten.
5. 1947: Margrethe.
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Thanks a bunch for collecting all these pics - I really love seeing pictures of both Margrethe, Benedikte and Anne-Marie as toddlers. I can't help thinking, that I would prefer for Mary and Frederik to have a girl as their first born. We haven't had a newborn Princess in Denmark since 1946...
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Thanks a bunch for collecting all these pics - I really love seeing pictures of both Margrethe, Benedikte and Anne-Marie as toddlers. I can't help thinking, that I would prefer for Mary and Frederik to have a girl as their first born. We haven't had a newborn Princess in Denmark since 1946...
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September 13, 1948: København in Sønderjyllan
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1. March 1949: Benedikte, Margrethe, Anne-Marie. (Gettyimage)
2. March 1949: Margrethe taking a picture of the guards at the front of the palace. (Gettyimage)
3. March 1949: Anne-Marie, Ingrid, Margrethe, Benedikte, Frederik. (Gettyimage)
4. March 1949: Ingrid, Anne-Marie, Benedikte, Margrethe. (Gettyimage)
5. 1949: Benedikte, Ingrid, Anne-Marie, Margrethe, Frederik. (Nordfoto)
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November 1950: Ingrid and Frederik with
Anne-Marie (front), Benedikte (back) and Margrethe (right).
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