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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Margrethe II Born 1940. Queen of Denmark who inherited the throne from her father in 1972 after the Danish constitution was amended to permit the accession of a woman.


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  • The group was encouraged to bow or curtsy and avoid calling the Queen by her given name Margrethe II.

    Sterling Show of Royal Danes

  • Queen Margrethe II of Denmark and Prince Henrik purchased a home in the south of France, Château de Caïx, in 1965.

    Royal Retreats: Where The World's Monarchs Go To Get Away From It All

  • Queen Margrethe II and Denmark's royal family pay their last respects after the reburial of King Gorm.

    Gorm the Old Goes Home

  • On August 30, Gorm's remains, which had been under study at Copenhagen's University and National Museum, were reburied, carefully packed in acid-free paper in a zinc box, with Denmark's Queen Margrethe II and royal family in attendance.

    Gorm the Old Goes Home

  • It would include a luncheon with Queen Margrethe II and a meeting with the Danish business community, during which Mbeki would tell them of the various available business opportunities in South

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The President looks forward to meeting Queen Margrethe II and to discussing a wide range of bilateral and regional issues with Prime Minister Rasmussen and other Danish leaders.

    President Will Visit Denmark In March

  • Mbeki paid a courtesy call to Danish Queen Margrethe II, who he met for a short while at the Mount Nelson hotel in Cape Town on

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Queen Margrethe II of Denmark arrived in Cape Town on Monday morning for the second leg of her South African visit.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Queen Margrethe II of Denmark on Monday evening unveiled the cornerstone of the soon to be upgraded and extended Cowley House trauma centre for victims of violence and torture.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • A Danish trade delegation arrived in Durban on Monday morning accompanied by Danish Crown Prince Frederik who arrived in the country with his wife Queen Margrethe II on Sunday for a week-long visit.

    ANC Daily News Briefing


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