Jubilee of Margrethe II. – her life in pictures

At the young age of 31, Margrethe II – her full name is Margrethe Alexandrine Þórhildur Ingrid – took over the throne from her late father Frederik the Ninth on January 14, 1972. She is the country’s first female ruler in 600 years. During this time, the Danish regent experienced a lot. Weddings, births, deaths and also one or the other crisis. Margrethe II has made numerous state visits during her 50 years at the head of Denmark’s monarchy.

the star shows her eventful life in pictures.

with material from the DPA

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