Margrethe II. (Denmark)

Henrik von Laborde und Margrethe II.
Henrik of Laborde and Margrethe II.

Margrethe II. (* 16. April 1940 in Copenhagen, as Margrethe Alexandrine Thorhildur Ingrid) is since 1972 queen of Denmark.

Their Wahlspruch reads: Guds hjælp, folkets kærlighed, Danmarks styrke (God assistance, people love,Of Denmark strength).

Margrethe II. became as an oldest daughter of Frederik IX. of Denmark (1899-1972) and its wife Ingrid of Sweden (1910-2000) born. Since 1967 it is married with the French count Henri Laborde de Montpezat (prince Henrik of Denmark). With it togetherit has two sons, Crown Prince Frederik (born to 26. May 1968) and Joachim (born to 7. June 1969).

It comes of the house luck castle and beside its role as Danish queen also as Grafikerin and a painter a certain admittingness attained. It has differentStamps drawn and books illustrates, among other things under the alias Ingahild Grathmer 1977 the Danish expenditure of the master of the rings of J.R.R. Tolkien. It is further in Denmark a recognized Designerin of church garbs, Theaterkostümen and sceneries.

After its father was proclaimed 1947 to the king, was first its uncle Knut of Denmark Crown Prince, before the change made the follow-up of its father for the condition possible of 1953 Margrethe.

Before she became queen, Margarethe has II. in Copenhagen, Cambridge (GB), Århus, Paris and London of right - and political sciences, history,Law, VWL and archaeology studies. She speaks French, Swedish, English and German apart from her native language also.

Margrethe II. high reputation enjoys and is very popular in the Danish people. It has only representative tasks, these as constitutional monarchies however fulfills it alsoDevotion.

Their negative model role is not undisputed as open to looks Kettenraucherin placed.

Margarethe II. is the sister of To Benedicte Astrid Inge-borrow Ingrid from Sayn Wittgenstein Berleburg (* 29. April 1944) and Anne Marie Dagmar Ingrid of Greece (* 30. August 1946).

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