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Prince Henrik of Denmark - an embarrassment to constitutional monarchy

Charlie Proctor offers his opinion on why Prince Henrik of Denmark needs to stop behaving so petulantly when it comes to his title. Prince Henrik of Denmark has made the headlines yet again after the Danish Royal Court announced on Thursday that he refuses to be buried alongside his wife, Queen Margrethe, over nothing more than a case of sour grapes. The 83-year-old Prince is not happy that he is…
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Prince Nikolai gets driver’s licence

His Highness Prince Nikolai of Denmark has gotten his driver’s licence. The news was revealed by the Danish newspaper Billed Bladet on Tuesday after the Royal Danish House confirmed the information to the publication. Nikolai, the older son of Prince Joachim and his…
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Prince Henrik of Denmark discharged from hospital

Prince Henrik of Denmark has been discharged from hospital six days after he was admitted to treat an infection in his leg. The 83-year-old was assisted by hospital staff as he left the building, saying: “It’s going slowly, but I’m doing well.” Prince Henrik had undergone surgery over the weekend on his pelvis after his initial admission to hospital. The Queen’s…
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Prince Henrik of Denmark undergoes surgery

Prince Henrik of Denmark has undergone surgery on his right pelvis after being admitted to hospital last week. The 83-year-old had the operation due to an obstruction in his veins and is now recovering at Aarhus University Hospital in Skejby. In a statement, the Danish…
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Meet Grace, the new royal dog of Denmark

The Royal Family of Denmark has welcomed a new addition to the Royal Household in the form of a border collie puppy. Grace, Denmark’s new four-legged friend, arrived at Gråsten Castle on Saturday where Crown Princess Mary snapped a photo of her and uploaded it to…
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Crown Prince Frederik wishes to continue his work for the International Olympic Committee

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark has decided to continue his work for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for another eight years. The Danish Crown Prince has been working for the International Olympic Committee since October 2009 and has done an excellent job. His period expires in September of this year, but now it has now been decided that he will continue working for…
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Who is Prince Henrik of Denmark?

Prince Henrik of Denmark, Count of Monpezat was born on 4 May 2009 in the Rigshospitalet as the first child of Prince Joachim and Princess Marie. He has two older brothers through his father’s first marriage to Alexandra, Countess of Frederiksborg: Prince Nikolai and Prince Felix. He has a younger sister, Princess Athena who was born in 2012. Like with his siblings and cousins before…
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