Queen Margrethe II of Denmark

On January 14, 1972, Queen Margrethe II ascended the throne, the first Queen of Denmark since 1412 and the first Danish monarch not named Frederick or Christian since 1513. Margrethe II (Margrethe 2. in Danish, Margreta 2. in Faroese and Margrethe II in Greenlandic; her full name is Margrethe Alexandrine Þórhildur Ingrid) is the Queen of Denmark as well as the supreme authority of the … Continue reading Queen Margrethe II of Denmark

King Juan Carlos I of Spain

On January 5, 1938, Juan Carlos Alfonso Víctor María de Borbón y Borbón-Dos Sicilias — later Juan Carlos I, reigning as King of Spain from November 22, 1975, until his abdication on June 19, 2014 — was born to Infante Juan, Count of Barcelona, and Princess María Mercedes of Bourbon-Two Sicilies. He was born in Rome, Italy, where members of the Spanish royal family lived … Continue reading King Juan Carlos I of Spain