Queen Margrethe – A Golden Reign

God’s help, the love of The People, Denmark’s strength When Princess Margrethe of Denmark was born on 16 April 1940, she had no succession rights whatsoever, and now she is celebrating 50 years on the throne. Margrethe’s family was quite popular with the people, and so work began on a new Act of Succession that [read more]

Beatrix of the Netherlands

Review: Beatrix in Images exhibition

Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands reigned as Queen of the Netherlands between 1980 and 2013 and reverted to using the title of Princess after abdicating in her eldest son’s favour. The Stedelijk Museum in Vianen has taken the occasion of their 50th anniversary to host an exhibition of portraits of the former Queen. Most of [read more]