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5 Fakta Ratu Margrethe yang Copot Gelar Cucu, Masih Sepupu Ratu Elizabeth

Rahmi Anjani - wolipop Selasa, 04 Okt 2022 17:15 WIB
BERLIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 10: Queen Margrethe II of Denmark attends in a state banquet in Bellevue Palace on November 10, 2021 in Berlin, Germany. The Danish queen and her son are conducting a state visit to Germany, including the countrys federal capital, Berlin, and that of its largest state, Munich, from November 10-13. Denmark and Germany are neighboring countries and close partners politically, historically, economically and culturally. (Photo by Steffi Loos/Getty Images) Foto: via REUTERS/RITZAU SCANPIX
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Ratu Margrethe II dari Denmark membuat keputusan mengejutkan untuk mencabut status bangsawan cucu-cucunya. Pemimpin kerajaan berusia 82 tahun tersebut menghapus gelar His atau Her Highness mereka yang berlaku mulai tahun depan. Sang ratu sendiri adalah pemimpin monarki wanita yang paling lama bertakhta setelah Ratu Elizabeth yang masih sepupu dengannya.

Sudah Bertakhta 50 Tahun

BERLIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 10: Queen Margrethe II of Denmark attends in a state banquet in Bellevue Palace on November 10, 2021 in Berlin, Germany. The Danish queen and her son are conducting a state visit to Germany, including the country's federal capital, Berlin, and that of its largest state, Munich, from November 10-13. Denmark and Germany are neighboring countries and close partners politically, historically, economically and culturally. (Photo by Steffi Loos/Getty Images)BERLIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 10: Queen Margrethe II of Denmark attends in a state banquet in Bellevue Palace on November 10, 2021 in Berlin, Germany. The Danish queen and her son are conducting a state visit to Germany, including the country's federal capital, Berlin, and that of its largest state, Munich, from November 10-13. Denmark and Germany are neighboring countries and close partners politically, historically, economically and culturally. (Photo by Steffi Loos/Getty Images) Foto: Getty Images/Steffi Loos

Ratu Margrethe II adalah pemimpin monarki wanita terlama yang pernah bertakhta setelah kematian Ratu Elizabeth dan kini menjadi satu-satunya. Wanita yang lahir pada 1940, seminggu setelah Nazi menginvasi Denmark tersebut, tahun ini telah merayakan 50 tahun hari jadi jabatannya.

Awalnya ia tidak direncanakan jadi ratu sebelum sang ayah memperbolehkan wanita untuk naik takhta. Pada 1972, ibu dua anak itu pun diangkat sebagai pemimpin kerajaan Denmark di usia 31 tahun. Selama ini, ia dikenal sebagai ratu yang stylish dan berjiwa seni.

Sepupu Ratu Elizabeth

BERLIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 10: Queen Margrethe II of Denmark attends in a state banquet in Bellevue Palace on November 10, 2021 in Berlin, Germany. The Danish queen and her son are conducting a state visit to Germany, including the country's federal capital, Berlin, and that of its largest state, Munich, from November 10-13. Denmark and Germany are neighboring countries and close partners politically, historically, economically and culturally. (Photo by Steffi Loos/Getty Images)BERLIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 10: Queen Margrethe II of Denmark attends in a state banquet in Bellevue Palace on November 10, 2021 in Berlin, Germany. The Danish queen and her son are conducting a state visit to Germany, including the country's federal capital, Berlin, and that of its largest state, Munich, from November 10-13. Denmark and Germany are neighboring countries and close partners politically, historically, economically and culturally. (Photo by Steffi Loos/Getty Images) Foto: Getty Images/Steffi Loos

Banyak dari anggota kerajaan Eropa yang bersaudara dengan Ratu Elizabeth. Ratu Margrethe sendiri merupakan sepupu ketiganya dan dikenal dekat sejak kecil. Mereka pun saling memanggil dengan sapaan kecil yakni Daisy dan Lilibet. Dikatakan jika ia menyiapkan surat spesial kepada Raja Charles III ketika Ratu Elizabeth mangkat.

"Ibumu adalah orang yang sangat penting untukku dan keluargaku. Dia menjadi sosok penting di antara monarki-monarki Eropa dan menjadi inspirasi terbesar kepada kami semua. Kami akan sangat merindukannya,"

Bisa 5 Bahasa

BERLIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 10: Queen Margrethe II of Denmark attends in a state banquet in Bellevue Palace on November 10, 2021 in Berlin, Germany. The Danish queen and her son are conducting a state visit to Germany, including the country's federal capital, Berlin, and that of its largest state, Munich, from November 10-13. Denmark and Germany are neighboring countries and close partners politically, historically, economically and culturally. (Photo by Steffi Loos/Getty Images)BERLIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 10: Queen Margrethe II of Denmark attends in a state banquet in Bellevue Palace on November 10, 2021 in Berlin, Germany. The Danish queen and her son are conducting a state visit to Germany, including the country's federal capital, Berlin, and that of its largest state, Munich, from November 10-13. Denmark and Germany are neighboring countries and close partners politically, historically, economically and culturally. (Photo by Steffi Loos/Getty Images) Foto: Getty Images/Steffi Loos

Wanita 82 tahun ini dikenal sebagai sosok yang pandai. Selain seorang ratu, ternyata ia juga pelukis paruh waktu dan desainer kostum yang pernah bekerja untuk teater dan balet kerajaan Denmark. Terakhir ia bekerja untuk sebuah produksi film Netflix berdasarkan novel Ehrengard yang akan tayang 2023. Dilansir France24, Ratu Margrethe juga menguasai bahasa Inggris, Denmark, Perancis, Jerman, dan Swedia. Ia pun pernah jadi penerjemah literatur.

Anggota Kerajaan Eropa Paling Pintar

BERLIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 10: Queen Margrethe II of Denmark attends in a state banquet in Bellevue Palace on November 10, 2021 in Berlin, Germany. The Danish queen and her son are conducting a state visit to Germany, including the country's federal capital, Berlin, and that of its largest state, Munich, from November 10-13. Denmark and Germany are neighboring countries and close partners politically, historically, economically and culturally. (Photo by Steffi Loos/Getty Images)BERLIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 10: Queen Margrethe II of Denmark attends in a state banquet in Bellevue Palace on November 10, 2021 in Berlin, Germany. The Danish queen and her son are conducting a state visit to Germany, including the country's federal capital, Berlin, and that of its largest state, Munich, from November 10-13. Denmark and Germany are neighboring countries and close partners politically, historically, economically and culturally. (Photo by Steffi Loos/Getty Images) Foto: Getty Images/Steffi Loos

Punya banyak kebiasaan di bidang seni dan bahasa, Ratu Margrethe memang sosok yang suka belajar. Dikatakan jika ia menghabiskan banyak waktu untuk menimba ilmu di berbagai universitas di Eropa. Ia pernah mempelajari arkeologi di Universitas Cambridge dan ilmu politik di Universitas Aarhus. Ratu juga menempuh pendidikan di Universitas La Sorbonne dan London School of Economics. Tak heran jika ia sering membagi pendapatnya mengenai isu dunia.

Copot Gelar Bangsawan 4 Cucu

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK - APRIL 16: Queen Margrethe of Denmark, Prince Christian of Denmark, Princess Isabella of Denmark, Prince Vincent of Denmark, Princess Josephine, Prince Nikolai of Denmark, Prince Felix of Denmark, Prince Henrik of Denmark and Princess Athena of Denmark pose on the balcony of Amalienborg palace during the Danish Queen's 78th Birthday celebrations on April 16, 2018 in Copenhagen, Denmark.  (Photo by Patrick van Katwijk/Getty Images)COPENHAGEN, DENMARK - APRIL 16: Queen Margrethe of Denmark, Prince Christian of Denmark, Princess Isabella of Denmark, Prince Vincent of Denmark, Princess Josephine, Prince Nikolai of Denmark, Prince Felix of Denmark, Prince Henrik of Denmark and Princess Athena of Denmark pose on the balcony of Amalienborg palace during the Danish Queen's 78th Birthday celebrations on April 16, 2018 in Copenhagen, Denmark. (Photo by Patrick van Katwijk/Getty Images) Foto: Getty Images/Patrick van Katwijk

Baru-baru ini Ratu Margrethe II jadi sorotan karena menghapus gelar empat cucunya dari Pangeran Joachim yakni Nikolai, Felix, Henrik, dan Athena. Mereka tidak lagi disebut sebagai His atau Her Highness mulai 1 Januari 2023. Sang ratu mengambil keputusan tersebut dengan harapan keempat saudara bisa membentuk hidup mereka tanpa merasa dibatasi dengan tugas atau aturan kerajaan yang formal. Meski begitu, keputusan itu disebut melukai keluarga Pangeran Joachim.

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