Updated at December 1, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
Queen Margrethe II is best known as Queen who has born on April 16, 1940 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Currently, Queen Margrethe II is 82 years, 7 months and 15 days old. Queen Margrethe II will celebrate 83rd birthday on Sunday, 16th of April 2023. Below the countdown to Queen Margrethe II upcoming birthday.
Born Margrethe Alexandrine Porhildur Ingrid, this member of the Danish House of Glücksburg was crowned Queen of Denmark at the age of thirty-one.
At thirteen years old, she became first in line to her father's throne after an amendment was passed that granted eldest female children of regents the right to rule.
She took archaeology courses at Girton College, Cambridge, and later studied at the Sorbonne, Aarhus University, and the London School of Economics.
She was born at Copenhagen's Amalienborg Palace to Ingrid of Sweden and King Frederik IX. Her marriage to Henri de Laborde de Monpezat resulted in sons named Prince Frederik and Prince Joachim.
She and Elizabeth II became two of the longest-reigning queens in history.
Queen Margrethe II is 82 years old today.
Queen Margrethe II was born on April 16, 1940 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Queen Margrethe II zodiac sign is Aries.
Queen Margrethe II was best known as Queen.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Queen Margrethe II's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1947||An explosion on board a freighter in port causes the city of Texas City, Texas, to catch fire, killing almost 600.|
|1947||Bernard Baruch first applies the term "Cold War" to describe the relationship between the United States and the Soviet Union.|
|1961||In a nationally broadcast speech, Cuban leader Fidel Castro declares that he is a Marxist-Leninist and that Cuba is going to adopt Communism.|
|1963||Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. pens his Letter from Birmingham Jail while incarcerated in Birmingham, Alabama for protesting against segregation.|
|1972||Apollo program: The launch of Apollo 16 from Cape Canaveral, Florida.|
|1990||"Doctor Death", Jack Kevorkian, participates in his first assisted suicide.|
|1992||The Katina P runs aground off of Maputo, Mozambique and 60,000 tons of crude oil spill into the ocean.|
|2001||India and Bangladesh begin a five-day border conflict, but are unable to resolve the disputes about their border.|
|2003||The Treaty of Accession is signed in Athens admitting ten new member states to the European Union.|
|2007||Virginia Tech shooting: Seung-Hui Cho guns down 32 people and injures 17 before committing suicide.|
|2012||The trial for Anders Behring Breivik, the perpetrator of the 2011 Norway attacks, begins in Oslo, Norway.|
|2012||The Pulitzer Prize winners were announced, it was the first time since 1977 that no book won the Fiction Prize.|
|2013||A 7.8-magnitude earthquake strikes Sistan and Baluchestan Province, Iran, killing at least 35 people and injuring 117 others.|
|2013||The 2013 Baga massacre is started when Boko Haram militants engage government soldiers in Baga.|
|2014||The South Korean ferry MV Sewol capsizes and sinks near Jindo Island, killing 304 passengers and crew and leading to widespread criticism of the South Korean government, media, and shipping authorities.|
|1986||The birth of Epke Zonderland, Dutch gymnast|
|1987||The birth of Cenk Akyol, Turkish basketball player|
|1987||The birth of Aaron Lennon, English footballer|
|1988||The birth of Kyle Okposo, American ice hockey player|
|1990||The birth of Reggie Jackson, American basketball player|
|1990||The birth of Vangelis Mantzaris, Greek basketball player|
|1990||The birth of Tony McQuay, American sprinter|
|1990||The birth of Travis Shaw, American baseball player|
|1991||The birth of Nolan Arenado, American baseball player|
|1991||The birth of Kim Kyung-jung, South Korean footballer|
|1993||The birth of Mirai Nagasu, American figure skater|
|1993||The birth of Chance the Rapper, American rapper|
|1994||The birth of Albert Almora, American baseball player|
|1994||The birth of Will Fuller, American football player|
|2002||The birth of Sadie Sink, American actress|
|2013||The death of Siegfried Ludwig, Austrian politician, 18th Governor of Lower Austria (b. 1926)|
|2013||The death of Pentti Lund, Finnish-Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1925)|
|2013||The death of George Beverly Shea, Canadian-American singer-songwriter (b. 1909)|
|2013||The death of Pat Summerall, American football player and sportscaster (b. 1930)|
|2013||The death of Pedro Ramírez Vázquez, Mexican architect, designed the Tijuana Cultural Center and National Museum of Anthropology (b. 1919)|
|2014||The death of Gyude Bryant, Liberian businessman and politician (b. 1949)|
|2014||The death of Aulis Rytkönen, Finnish footballer and manager (b. 1929)|
|2014||The death of Ernst Florian Winter, Austrian-American historian and political scientist (b. 1923)|
|2015||The death of Valery Belousov, Russian ice hockey player and coach (b. 1948)|
|2015||The death of Attaphol Buspakom, Thai footballer and manager (b. 1962)|
|2015||The death of Oles Buzina, Ukrainian journalist and author (b. 1969)|
|2015||The death of Stanislav Gross, Czech lawyer and politician, 5th Prime Minister of the Czech Republic (b. 1969)|
|2016||The death of Charlie Hodge, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1933)|
|2018||The death of Harry Anderson, American actor and magician (b. 1952)|
|2018||The death of Jim Caine, British jazz pianist (b. 1926)|
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