Queen Margrethe II of Denmark (82) was finally able to celebrate her 50th anniversary on Saturday. The monarch had to postpone the festivities twice, once because of the corona pandemic and a second time due to the death of Queen Elizabeth II (1926-2022) in September. First, she showed herself to her people in a carriage ride through the Danish capital of Copenhagen, where thousands of people lined the streets and cheered their queen.
Then Margrethe II presented herself on the town hall balcony in a pink costume, beaming and waving to her people. There, too, a huge crowd cheered her, who kept shouting "Hurrah". Margrethe II mounted on January 14, 1972 after the death of her father Frederik IX. (1899-1972) the Danish throne.
Recently there has been irritation and public criticism of Margrethe and the Danish royal court. She deprived the children of her son Prince Joachim (53) of the royal titles. A little later, the regent, who was extremely popular with the people, apologized for her actions, but still stood by the decision. Her second son, Crown Prince Frederik (54), jumped to her side and strengthened his mother's back.