Is the Queen of Denmark related to Queen Elizabeth?

The Queen of Denmark has given a rare interview about her long-standing friendship with her distant cousin Queen Elizabeth II to mark the latter’s Platinum Jubilee. Queen Margrethe of Denmark, who is celebrating her Golden Jubilee this year, and Elizabeth II are the only two reigning queens in Europe at present.

Is Margaret Queen of the North a true story?

Loosely inspired by actual events, the film is set in 1402 and as the story opens, the ambitious Queen Margrete (Trine Dyrholm) has managed to establish a peaceful union between Denmark, Norway, and Sweden that she rules through King Erik (Morten Hee Andersen), whom she adopted as young boy years earlier following the …

Is Princess Mary of Denmark now Queen?

Mary, Crown Princess of Denmark, Countess of Monpezat, R.E. (born Mary Elizabeth Donaldson on 5 February 1972) is the wife of Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark. Frederik is the heir apparent to the throne, which means that should he succeed, Mary will automatically become queen consort of Denmark.

Who is the current queen of Denmark?

Margrethe II of DenmarkDenmark / QueenMargrethe II 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. Wikipedia

Does the Queen of Denmark have any power?

Denmark is a democracy and a monarchy at the same time. But it is a constitutional monarchy, which means that the power of the monarch is limited by the Constitutional Act. The reigning monarch, Queen Margrethe II, has no political power. She does not interfere in political life or express political opinions.

Who is the 14th queen of all Scandinavian countries?

Margaret of Denmark
Margaret of Denmark (1353-1412) was a fourteenth-century Danish queen and first medieval queen to rule in Europe, who united three powerful Scandinavian kingdoms.

Who was the first acknowledged female ruler of Denmark Norway and Sweden?

Margaret I
Margaret I (Danish: Margrete Valdemarsdatter; March 1353 – 28 October 1412) was ruler of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden (which included Finland) from the late 1380s until her death, and the founder of the Kalmar Union that joined the Scandinavian kingdoms together for over a century.

Are the crown prince and princess of Denmark still together?

Today, she is the Crown Princess of Denmark, married to the future king, Crown Prince Frederik.