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Ex-wife of Prince Joachim of Denmark speaks about her second divorce

Alexandra, Countess of Frederiksborg, recently spoke with Danish newspaper BT about her quick divorce from second husband Martin Jørgensen revealing he was not her true love. “I was quick and confident in my decision. I have not wavered. When it was taken, I was ready to move on,” said the Countess. “There is no relationship.” The Countess was first reported to be dating Martin Jørgensen…
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Who is Princess Marie of Denmark?

Over the next several weeks, I want to write about of some of the lesser talked about royals in Europe for a series entitled “Who Is?”. One such royal is Her Royal Highness Princess Marie of Denmark, Countess of Monpezat. Marie was born Marie Agathe Odile…
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Prince Henrik gives up ‘Prince Consort’ Title as Part of Retirement

Prince Henrik, consort of Danish Queen Margrethe II, has given up his title of ‘Prince Consort’ or ‘Prinsgemal’ as part of his retirement. It was at first not officially announced but he was listed on his biography page of the Danish Royal Family’s official website as simply ‘Prins Henrik’ and also on the guest list for the Mexican state visit gala. It was…
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Danish Crown Prince Couple's controversial Saudi Arabia tour

Crown Prince Frederik and Princess Mary of Denmark will start a controversial tour of Saudi Arabia today (Sunday) where they will participate in a Danish business promotional campaign in Saudi Arabia’s capital, Riyad. They will then travel to Qatar’s capital, Doha on…
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Danish Queen announces husband's retirement in New Year's Speech

Denmark’s Queen Margrethe II has announced during her traditional New Year’s speech that her 81-year-old husband’ Prince Henrik’ is to retire from most official duties. He will take part in the New Year’s reception on Friday but he will not be joining the royal family for other receptions held next week. In her new year message, The Queen thanked her husband for all…
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10 year old Prince saved from drowning

Denmark’s ten year old Prince Christian, who is second in line to the throne, has reportedly been saved from drowning after he went swimming in Australia’s Gold Coast last week. A Gold Coast lifeguard is the person who courageously saved the Prince after he was swept…
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Queen Margrethe of Denmark begins State Visit to Indonesia

Queen Margrethe II of Denmark and her husband, Prince Henrik, have embarked upon a historic State Visit to Indonesia, to mark 65 years of diplomatic relations and to strengthen the ties between the two nations. The Queen and Prince Consort arrived in Indonesia earlier today…
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Prince Henrik of Denmark: why am I not king?

Prince Henrik of Denmark, husband and Prince Consort of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark has complained about the fact that he is not King of Denmark, but rather Prince Consort and has claimed that this constitutes sexism, according to an interview with French newspaper Le Figaro. Prince Henrik was born in France, as Henri de Laborde de Monpezat. He married then heiress presumptive, Princess…
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