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 and commander-in-chief of the Danish Defence.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. She became heir presumptive to her father in 1953, when a constitutional amendment allowed women to inherit the throne. Margrethe succeeded her father upon his death on 14 January 1972. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Margrethe II of Denmark has received more than 4,868,891 page views. Her biography is available in 83 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 80 in 2019). Margrethe II of Denmark is the 9th most popular nobleman (up from 11th in 2019), the 5th most popular biography from Denmark (down from 4th in 2019) 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 9 out of 843Before her are Marie Antoinette, Ramesses II, Henry VIII of England, Catherine the Great, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, and Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother. After her are Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, Lucrezia Borgia, Akihito, Rollo, 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, John Lennon, and Al Pacino. After her are Ringo Starr, Chuck Norris, Constantine II of Greece, Michael Gambon, Carlos Slim, Muhammad Yunus, and Qaboos bin Said al Said.

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Among people born in Denmark, Margrethe II of Denmark ranks 5 out of 783Before her are Hans Christian Andersen (1805), Niels Bohr (1885), Søren Kierkegaard (1813), and Ivar the Boneless (900). After her are Björn Ironside (800), Hans Christian Ørsted (1777), Vitus Bering (1681), Christian VII of Denmark (1749), Ole Rømer (1644), George I of Greece (1845), and Margaret I of Denmark (1353).

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