Queen Margrethe maintains her decision to remove royal titles from four of her grandchildren

October 13, 2022

Queen Margrethe II of Denmark issued this statement:

…there have been strong reactions to my decision about the future use of titles for Prince Joachim’s four children.

My decision has been a long time coming. With my 50 years on the throne, it is natural both to look back and to look ahead. It is my duty and my desire as Queen to ensure that the monarchy always shapes itself in keeping with the times. Sometimes, this means that difficult decisions must be made, and it will always be difficult to find the right moment.

Holding a royal title involves a number of commitments and duties…

To reach the entire statement from Queen Margrethe, please click here.


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