Denmark

Prince Joachim talks about his father's dementia diagnosis

The Danish Royal Family has created many headlines this summer and autumn, especially Prince Henrik, the husband of Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II. First, the Prince said he did not want to be buried together with his wife, the Queen; he later criticised his wife and said that Denmark’s Queen treated him like a fool. It recently became known that Prince Henrik suffers from dementia. His…
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Prince Henrik of Denmark discharged from hospital

After more than a week without any news of Prince Henrik’s health, the Danish Royal Court has announced that Prince Henrik has been discharged from hospital in Copenhagen. The Prince was hospitalised during his holiday in France and had been there since August 13.
Denmark

First day of school for Danish royal twins

Last week, their first cousin, Princess Athena had her turn in the spotlight during a photo call at her home alongside her parents, Prince Joachim and Princess Marie, ahead of her first day of school. Today, Prince Vincent and Princess Josephine posed for the photographers outside of Frederik VIII’s Palace, Amalienborg ahead of their first day. Crown Princess Mary confirmed to the media…
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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 ex-wife Alexandra, Countess of Frederiksborg, recently passed his driving test; the Prince has been studying for his licence 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…
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Princess Marie of Denmark receives highest French order

Her Royal Highness, Princess Marie of Denmark was awarded the highest French honour, the Légion d’Honneur (Order of the Legion of Honour) yesterday at the French Ambassador’s Residence in Copenhagen. She was made a Grand Officer, which is just one degree lower than Grand Cross. Prince Joachim was present at the French Ambassador’s Residence when his wife received the honour…
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