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Margrethe II of Denmark

1940 - Today

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Margrethe II (Danish: [mɑˈkʁeˀtə]; Margrethe Alexandrine Þórhildur Ingrid, born 16 April 1940) is Queen of Denmark. Having reigned as Denmark's monarch for over 50 years, she is Europe's longest-serving current head of state and the world's longest-serving current female head of state. Born into the House of Glücksburg, a cadet branch of the House of Oldenburg, Margrethe is the eldest child of Frederick IX of Denmark and Ingrid of Sweden. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Margrethe II of Denmark has received more than 6,882,306 page views. Her biography is available in 90 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 83 in 2019). Margrethe II of Denmark is the 8th most popular nobleman (up from 9th in 2019), the 5th most popular biography from Denmark and the most popular Danish Nobleman.

Margrethe II of Denmark is most famous for being the queen of Denmark. She is the youngest daughter of King Frederick IX and Queen Ingrid. She became the queen in 1972 when her father died.

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Among noblemen, Margrethe II of Denmark ranks 8 out of 842Before her are Henry VIII of England, Marie Antoinette, Ramesses II, Ragnar Lodbrok, Catherine the Great, and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. After her are Akihito, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, William the Conqueror, Charles, Prince of Wales, and Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon.

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Among people born in 1940, Margrethe II of Denmark ranks 5Before her are Pelé, Bruce Lee, Al Pacino, and John Lennon. After her are Nursultan Nazarbayev, Chuck Norris, Constantine II of Greece, Saparmurat Niyazov, Ringo Starr, Michael Gambon, and Bartholomew I of Constantinople.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Margrethe II of Denmark ranks 5 out of 893Before her are Hans Christian Andersen (1805), Hans Christian Ørsted (1777), Søren Kierkegaard (1813), and Niels Bohr (1885). After her are Ivar the Boneless (900), Björn Ironside (800), Vitus Bering (1681), Ole Rømer (1644), Karl Adolph Gjellerup (1857), Cnut the Great (995), and Christian VII of Denmark (1749).

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