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Who is Prince Joachim of Denmark?

Today is the fiftieth birthday of Prince Joachim of Denmark, and to mark the celebration, we are taking a look at his life so far.  Prince Joachim Holger Waldemar Christian was born on 7 June 1969 in Copenhagen’s Rigshospitalet as the younger son of the current Queen Margrethe II and her late husband, Prince Henrik. The Prince is sixth in line to the throne after his older brother, Crown…
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Prince Joachim gets behind the camera

His Royal Highness Prince Joachim of Denmark will undertake a new mission to find out who the Danish people really are as he narrates a new 6-part series for Danish network DR K which will be produced by Nordisk Film Production and broadcast in the autumn of 2019. The…
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Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark becomes patron of Red Cross

The Royal Family of Denmark has long been dedicated to securing the welfare and common care and decency of its citizens for many years. Holding substantial positions in community efforts and outreaches both at home and abroad continues to be a goal and mission of the modern Danish royals. Continuing to follow in the legacy of his father, Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark announced on Monday that he…
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Crown Princess Mary attends Copenhagen Fashion Summit

“My hope is that Global Fashion Agenda continues to serve as the platform for accelerating the necessary change and that Copenhagen Fashion Summit will continue to be the global platform for bringing forward the industry’s commitment to change,” said Crown Princess Mary of Denmark before the attendees of this year’s Copenhagen Fashion Summit. The summit which aims to bring…
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Who is Princess Benedikte of Denmark?

Her Royal Highness Benedikte Astrid Ingeborg Ingrid, Princess of Denmark, was born on 29 April 1944 at Frederik VIII’s Palace, in the Amalienborg Complex, Copenhagen. Having been born during World War II, Denmark was in the middle of Nazi occupation, which made impossible…
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Queen Margrethe celebrates first birthday after Prince Henrik's death

It wasn’t that long ago that Prince Henrik died from a pulmonary infection on 13 February, leaving Queen Margrethe of Denmark a widow. For a couple who had been married for fifty years, it was clear there was still a spark between the two. When they met in the spring of 1965 at a dinner party in London, neither had realised they had just met the love of their life. The Margrethe and Henrik…
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