/Prince Henrik of Denmark dies

Prince Henrik of Denmark dies

The Danish royal palace on Wednesday introduced the fatality of Royal prince Henrik, spouse of Danish Queen Margrethe II. He was 83.

Henrik was birthed Henri Marie Jean André de Laborde de Monpezat, on June 11, 1934 in Talence, south-west France. He invested his very first 5 years in Vietnam where his household had company passions. The household went back to France in 1939 and also stayed there throughout the 2nd Globe Battle. Henrik examined legislation at the Sorbonne in Paris.

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He signed up with the armed forces and also offered in the infantry in Algeria in between 1959 and also1962 He after that signed up with the French Foreign Ministry with articles in the Asia division and also the French consular office in London. Henrik satisfied Danish Crown Princess Margrethe at a supper celebration in London 1965 where she was examining. They were wed in 1967, 5 years prior to she was crowned queen.

When he joined Margrethe in 1967, he transformed to come to be a Lutheran and also transformed his name to the much more Danish Henrik.

Henrik had some problems with the Danish royal system which mentioned that the queen was the queen. He had actually wished be referred to as “king” and also have a much more popular function yet that was not to be. It was stated he was disturbed to be rated 3rd in line after his 2 children,

In September of 2017, the royal residence introduced that the royal prince was experiencing mental deterioration.

Henrik passed away quietly in his rest late Tuesday at Fredensborg Royal Residence. The Queen and also his 2 children were by his side.

av/aw (AP, AFP, dpa)