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Topic: Fredensborg Palace


In the News (Wed 22 May 19)

  
  The Danish Monarchy - Palaces - Fredensborg Palace
The Danish Monarchy - Palaces - Fredensborg Palace
Fredensborg Palace was built as a hunting seat for King Frederik IV by the architect J.C. Krieger in 1719.
Fredensborg Palace is often the setting for important events in the life of the Royal Family.
kongehuset.dk /publish.php?dogtag=k_en_pal_freden   (640 words)

  
 Fredensborg Castle, Denmark
Built in 1719-22 in the Italian Baroque style, it is the spring and autumn residence of the Royal Family.
King Frederik IV named the castle "Fredensborg" as a memorial to the peace which ended the Second Nordic War (1700-20).
The castle in its present form, with its Classical facade, is the work of the architect Caspar Frederik Harsdoff.
www.planetware.com /denmark/fredensborg-castle-dk-z-humf.htm   (161 words)

  
 Wonderful Copenhagen - Fredensborg Palace   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Fredensborg Palace at Lake Esrum enjoys a special status among Danish palaces as the royal couple's most used residence.
The beautiful 18th century baroque palace is often the venue for important official state visits and events in the Royal Family.
The extensive palace and grounds came into being gradually during the 18th century at the hands of the finest Danish architects of the age.
www.visitcopenhagen.com /composite-1614.htm   (149 words)

  
 Margrethe II of Denmark - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Queen Margrethe II (Margrethe Alexandrine Þórhildur Ingrid) (born 16 April 1940) is the Queen regnant and head of state of Denmark and is styled HM The Queen.
Princess Margrethe (pronounced Margrete) was born at Amalienborg Palace, Copenhagen, to Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Ingrid.
On her eighteenth birthday, 16 April 1958, the Heiress Presumptive was given a seat in the Council of State, and the Princess subsequently chaired the meetings of the Council in the absence of the King.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Margaret_II_of_Denmark   (955 words)

  
 Slots- og Ejendomsstyrelsen - Fredensborg Palace and Palace Gardens - The Chancellery House
The Chancellery House dates back to 1731 when the architect of Fredensborg Palace, J. Krieger, completed his work on the palace with the building of the so-called "new courtiers building" (the Chancellery House).
During the 19th century the house was used as e.g.
From 1974 the Chancellery House was home to Queen Ingrid when she was not staying at Amalienborg or at Gråsten Palace for the summer.
www.ses.dk /399455f0   (193 words)

  
 Princess Benedikte of Denmark - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
She is the younger sister of the current reigning Queen of Denmark, Margrethe II.
Benedikte was married on 3 February 1968 at Fredensborg Palace Church to Prince Richard of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg, born 29 October 1934.
She was married on 6 June 1998 at Gråsten Palace to Count Jefferson of Pfeil and Klein-Ellguth born 12 July 1967.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Princess_Benedikte_of_Denmark   (242 words)

  
 ARTSTAMPS_Architecture
Schack's Palace/King Christians 9.'s Palace is the monarch's, HM Queen Margrethe 2., and Henrik, HRH The Prince Consort's winter residence.
Fredensborg Palace, North Zealand, Denmark, 1719-26, by the architect J.C. Krieger.
The original Palace was a small hunting seat built in the middle of the 16th century, it burned down in 1603, and a new palace was built.
www.artstamps.dk /ARTSTAMPS_Architecture.htm   (3912 words)

  
 TRH The Crown Prince Couple - Frederik VIII's Palace
The Brockdorff Palace was the last of Amalienborg’s four palaces to be acquired by the monarchy - it had been a military academy.
This took place in 1827 and it is for this reason the palace bears all the trappings of the ideals of classicism which dominated the first half of the 19th Century.
The Knights’ Hall in this palace is a pure classicist colonnaded hall with edged, contoured pillars and pilasters with gilded Corinthian capitals, which bear a richly-ornamented, gilded and patterned ceiling.
www.hkhkronprinsen.dk /8f000c   (641 words)

  
 Denmark - Culture - Architecture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In the field of royal buildings, an important undertaking was the royal palace, which after the introduction of absolutism in 1660 was no longer in keeping with the times or a worthy setting for the absolute monarch.
Fredensborg Palace near Copenhagen was another of Frederik IV's building projects.
From 1800 he was placed in charge of all major works in the rebuilding of Copenhagen after the great fires in 1794 and 1795, and the bombardment of the city by the English fleet in 1807.
www.um.dk /Publikationer/UM/English/Denmark/kap4/4-2.asp   (5802 words)

  
 Royal News: January 2004
Palace spokeswoman Wenche Rasch says the king is in "fine form" and that urinary tract infections aren't unusual after the kind of surgery the king underwent last December.
They say Simeon's grandfather Ferdinand bought the land on which the Vranya Palace was built from their ancestors, but that the palace and other pieces of real estate the former king regained didn't belong to his family but to the royal supply service and were state property.
Now the opposition wants a parliamentary inquiry on the restitution of royal property - two small palaces, two mansions, a hunting lodge and a country house - to former King Simeon in 2001, that was based on a Constitutional court ruling that abolished the nationalizing law of the Communists from 1947.
www.nettyroyal.nl /newsjan04.html   (7798 words)

  
 ABC News: Bush Spending Part of Birthday in Denmark   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The president and Laura Bush spent the night at Fredensborg Palace, which officially opened on the 51st birthday of a king who had it built in the 18th century.
A Danish pipe and drum corps was set to play "Happy Birthday" to Bush on Wednesday for his meeting with Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen, where the president was to express appreciation for the several hundred troops the Scandinavian nation has contributed to the U.S.-led fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Palaces and poverty, global warming and trans-Atlantic ties, however, are competing for Bush's attention.
abcnews.go.com /Politics/wireStory?id=911903   (486 words)

  
 Kronprins Frederik   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
He is always ready to accept a challenge and the day he succeeds his mother he will be well-equipped to execute his responsibilities in the best possible way.
When he is working in Denmark he stays at Amalienborg at Christian VIII's Palace where his great grandparents, Christian X and Queen Alexandrine lived.
Recently Kancellihuset, the late Queen Ingrid's private residence at Fredensborg Palace, has been renovated for him.
www.dr.dk /aroyalfamily/person_frederik.htm   (139 words)

  
 Mary, Crown Princess of Denmark - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The name of the child was announced as Prince Christian of Denmark at the baptism, held on 21 January 2006 at Christiansborg Palace Church in Copenhagen.
The official residence of the Crown Prince and his family is the Chancellery House, an early 18th-century structure that is built by Fredensborg Palace, about 25 miles north of Copenhagen.
It was previously the home of the Crown Prince's maternal grandmother, Queen Ingrid.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mary_Elizabeth_Donaldson   (1014 words)

  
 Bush Spending Part of Birthday in Denmark   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The president spent the night at Fredensborg Palace, which officially opened on the 51st birthday of a king who had it built in the 18th century.
Palaces and poverty, global warming and trans-Atlantic ties are competing for Bush's attention on the fourth trip to Europe of his second term.
Landing on a rain-slick tarmac Tuesday evening and boarding a helicopter to the palace, not all Danes were happy Bush was here — or that several hundred Danish troops remain in Iraq.
sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2005/07/05/national/w231720D94.DTL   (455 words)

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