Princess Mary glowing ahead of milestone celebration

Kristine Tarbert
Senior Lifestyle & Entertainment Producer
Princess Mary attends the University of Copenhagen to hand out scholarships. Photos: Mega

Princess Mary and Prince Frederik of Denmark celebrated their 15th wedding anniversary on Tuesday, and Mary was positively glowing at an engagement one day earlier.

Mary visited the University of Copenhagen on Monday to hand out two The Crown Princess Mary Scholarships to exchange students from the university’s Australian partner universities as they study in Denmark.

Mary was positively glowing during the engagement. Photo: Mega

The princess was wearing a stunning cream pant suit and white blouse, as she smiled and waved to onlookers on her way in and out of the university.

Princess Mary waves to onlookers at the University of Copenhagen. Photo: Mega

An unexpected love story

Mary Donaldson first met Fred at Sydney CBD pub the Slip Inn during the 2000 Olympics.

At the time the then 28-year-old said she had no idea she was talking to a prince.

They dated long-distance for a year with Fred making secret trips back to Australia, before Mary packed up and moved to Denmark in 2001.

That look! Photo: Getty

It really was a fairytale come true as two years later, on October 8, 2003, it was announced the pair were officially engaged.

“I don’t recall wishing that one day I would be a princess, I wanted to be a veterinarian,” Mary said shortly after the engagement.

A royal wedding

Mary and Frederik were married on May 14, 2004 at Copenhagen Cathedral. Photo: Getty
This year the pair have been married 15 years. Photo: Getty

The couple were married on May 14, 2004 at Copenhagen Cathedral, where Mary wore a beautiful gown created by Danish designer Uffe Frank.

They now share four beautiful children Prince Christian, 13, Princess Isabella, 12, and twins Prince Vincent and Princess Josephine, eight.

You can flick through their gorgeous family photo album below:

Photo: Getty

Happy anniversary lovebirds!

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