Denmark

Prince Henrik's last surprise for the love of his life

In his last romantic gesture for his beloved wife of 50 years, Prince Henrik of Denmark had it planned that the flowers at his funeral in Christiansborg Palace Church be organised as a “blooming garden” in a moving surprise for Queen Margrethe. The “blooming garden” holds a special meaning for the couple. It was during Margrethe and Henrik’s wedding in June 1967 that…
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Sweden

New pictures for Princess Leonore's fourth birthday

Princess Leonore of Sweden, Duchess of Gotland, is celebrating her fourth birthday today with her family in Stockholm. She is the older child and only daughter of Princess Madeleine of Sweden and her husband, Christopher O’Neill. As is a tradition in the Swedish Royal…
Denmark

Prince Henrik's funeral takes place in Copenhagen

His Royal Highness Prince Henrik’s funeral has taken place in Copenhagen this morning. It was streamed lived on Denmark’s DR television channel. In accordance with His Royal Highness’s wishes, it was a private funeral with just close friends and family.
The Yorks

A look back at the life of the Duke of York

Birth and Childhood Prince Andrew Albert Christian Edward was born on 19 February 1960, the second son and third child of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. He was the first child born to a reigning monarch since Princess Beatrice, the youngest child of Queen Victoria, was born over a century earlier. Prince Andrew was born in the Belgian Suite at Buckingham Palace and…
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Denmark

Margrethe and Henrik - a timeline of their love

Following the news that Prince Henrik of Denmark has died peacefully in his sleep, we want to take a look back at the timeline of his love with Queen Margrethe. This was a love that survived difficult times, but the strength of their relationship and love for one another was…
International royals

King of Morocco sends condolences to Queen Margrethe

His Majesty King Mohammed VI of Morocco has sent his condolences to Denmark’s Queen Margrethe after the death of her 83-year-old husband, Prince Henrik, on 13 February. Prince Henrik died peacefully in his sleep at 11:18 pm at home at Fredensborg Palace with his wife and their two sons, Crown Prince Frederik and Prince Joachim, at his side. A press release posted to the Kingdom of…
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Denmark

Prince Henrik of Denmark dies at the age of 83

It was announced by the Royal Danish House on Wednesday that His Royal Highness Prince Henrik of Denmark has died at the age of 83. He was the husband of Queen Margrethe and father to Crown Prince Frederik and Prince Joachim. The Royal Danish House said in a statement, “His Royal Highness Prince Henrik died on Tuesday, February 13, at. 23.18 peacefully in his sleep at Fredensborg…
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