Denmark’s queen is an unusually versatile woman. Not only did she cope with the multiple burdens of being a monarch, wife and mother of two sons for decades. As if on the side, she was also constantly working as a creative artist throughout this time: she translated foreign literature into Danish – for example, the Danish edition of Tolkien’s “Lord of the Rings” under the pseudonym ‘Ingahild Grathmer’. And together with her late husband Henrik, a born French count, the Danish version of Simone de Beauvoir’s “All Men Are Mortal”.

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