Kingdom of Denmark

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Spring Avenue

You gotta love spring. I was totally blown away by the gorgeous green glow there was in this avenue as the sun hit the leaf-ceeling. Came back one week later, the leaves where to dense and the glow was gone. Check out my photoblog on Zenfolio, or look me up on Google+.

Dagmar (left) and Alexandra (second from right) with their mother, Queen Louise of Denmark, and their younger sister, Thyra, Crown Princess of Hanover and Duchess of Cumberland.

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Dagmar (left) and Alexandra (second from right) with their mother, Queen Louise of Denmark, and their younger sister, Thyra, Crown Princess of Hanover and Duchess of Cumberland.

Fredericksborg Castle (built 1722), Copenhagen, Denmark

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PLEASE, no multi invitations in your comments. Thanks. I AM POSTING MANY DO NOT FEEL YOU HAVE TO COMMENT ON ALL - JUST ENJOY. Fredensborg Palace was built as a hunting seat for King Frederik IV by the architect J.C. Krieger in 1719. The main building was inaugurated in 1722 and the chapel in 1726. It was rebuilt and extended during the reigns of King Christian VI, and King Frederik V and his Queen Juliane Marie by the architects N.Eigtved, L de Thurah and C.F. Harsdorf. After Queen Juliane…

Caroline Mathilde of Great Britain, Queen of Denmark. Sister of King George III. She had an affair with the royal surgeon and was exiled to Germany. She never saw her children again and died young. "A Royal Affair" was a movie made about her ordeal.

The Scandalous Royal Romance of Caroline Matilda and Johann Struensee

"I would marry him I loved, and give up my throne and my country," Caroline Matilda, Queen of Denmark (1751-1775) The life of a royal princess is often an unhappy one, destined to be a pawn in the shifting alliances among nations, forced to leave her home, and family to live in a foreign country where she more often than not didn't know the language, isolated from anything familiar, it was a wonder more of them didn't go bonkers from the strain and tension they were under. For every Eleanor…

Armorial plates from the Order of the Golden Fleece Photo number: 0010216000 Artist: Lukas de Heere Period (century): 16th century

Armorial plates from the Order of the Golden Fleece - Lukas de Heere - Sint Baafskathedraal Gent

Armorial plates from the Order of the Golden Fleece - Lukas de Heere - Sint Baafskathedraal Gent

Queen Margrethe II with her mother Queen Ingrid

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Queen Margrethe II with her mother Queen Ingrid

An old image of the children of King Christian IX : Pss Alexandra holding little sister Thyra. Behind little Dagmar, Frederick and William (later king George I of Greece). 1850s.  Alix, Later Queen Alexandra of UK  Dagmar, later Empress Marie Feodorovna of Russia.

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Danish Royal Guard marching band in Strøget, Copenhagen

Danish Royal Guard marching band in Strøget, Copenhagen

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King Christian 1. (1426 - 1481) The Museum of National History, room 25.  Known as ”The Danish Giant” being more than two meters tall (presumably). The first king of the Oldenburg family. King of Denmark, Norway and Sweden from 1457. Founded the University of Copenhagen in 1479.

Frederiksborg - Det Nationalhistoriske Museum

King Christian 1. (1426 - 1481) The Museum of National History, room 25. Known as ”The Danish Giant” being more than two meters tall (presumably). The first king of the Oldenburg family. King of Denmark, Norway and Sweden from 1457. Founded the University of Copenhagen in 1479.

Otto Bache, Portrait of Frederick VIII of Denmark, 1911

Otto Bache, Portrait of Frederick VIII of Denmark, 1911

KING CHRISTIAN VIII OF DENMARK

KING CHRISTIAN VIII OF DENMARK

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Isabel de Austria, Queen of Denmark, by the Master of the Legend of Mary Magdalene.  Daughter of Juana la loca and Felipe el hermoso and sister to Carlos V. She was married to Christian II, King of Denmark. ~great site! interesting detail of trim on hood and gown c. 1515

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