Queen Margarethe II announced her abdication during her New Year’s Eve speech

Denmark’s Queen Margaret II announced her resignation during her New Year’s Eve speech.
From there it is known that his son Crown Prince Frederik is going to succeed him.
Queen Margaret II of Denmark is Europe’s current longest-reigning monarch/queen.

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Denmark’s Queen Margrethe II will abdicate on January 14 after 52 years on the throne and will be succeeded by her eldest son, Crown Prince Frederik, Queen Margrethe II announced on Sunday.

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Queen Margaret II, 83, who ascended the throne in 1972, made the surprise announcement on live TV during her traditional New Year’s Eve speech, watched by many in the country of about six million people.

Queen Margaret II said, “Surgery has naturally given rise to concerns about the future, it is time to leave the responsibility to the next generation”.

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“I have decided that now is the right time, on 14 January 2024, 52 long years after I succeeded my beloved father – to step down as Queen of Denmark,” Queen Margrethe II of Denmark said.

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