Denmark Royal Wedding Margrethe & Henrik 1967 by Jaeger French Copper Art Medal 68mm, 188gr. Born Henri Marie Jean André de Laborde de Monpezat ; 11 June 1934 - 13 February 2018. Was the husband of Queen.
Henrik was born in the French commune of Talence. To an old French family, the Laborde de Monpezats. He spent his early years in Tonkin.
, where his family had lived for many years. The family spent the Second World War. At the family home in Cahors. However, they were forced to flee following the defeat of the French in the First Indochina War.
After completing his education in France and Vietnam. Henrik served in the French Army. Prior to his marriage to Margrethe, he worked in the diplomatic service. He married Margrethe at the Holmen Church. On 10 June 1967 and became her prince consort.
When she succeeded her father, King Frederick IX. As monarch of Denmark on 14 January 1972. He had two sons, Crown Prince Frederik. (born 1968) and Prince Joachim. (born 1969), and eight grandchildren.
Throughout his time as Prince consort. Henrik voiced his displeasure with the fact that he never received the title of king. Henrik produced his own wine at his estate. He also published many works of poetry. He was the first male consort to a Danish monarch.He died in Fredensborg Palace. On 13 February 2018, after a short illness. Henrik was born in Talence. He was the son of André de Laborde de Monpezat 6 May 1907 in Mont-de-Marsan. 23 February 1998 in Le Cayrou.
And his wife, Renée Doursenot 26 October 1908 in Périgueux. 11 February 2001 in Le Cayrou. He had two younger brothers, Étienne and Jean-Baptiste, and two older sisters, Françoise, Mme.He was raised as a Catholic. He spent his first five years in Hanoi.
, where his father looked after family business interests. Henrik received homeschooling until 1947, when he went to a Jesuit. In 1950, where increasing unrest forced him to fight the Vi?To protect his family's lands. He graduated from the French secondary school in Hanoi in 1952.
Originally wanting to study to become a pianist at Conservatoire de Paris. He instead chose an education more in line with his father's wishes. Between 1952 and 1957 he simultaneously studied law and political science at the Sorbonne. Paris, and Chinese and Vietnamese at the École Nationale des Langues Orientales now known as INALCO. He also studied in Hong Kong.He served as an infantry conscript. He then joined the French Foreign Ministry. Working as a Secretary at the embassy in London from 1963 to 1967. While there, he met Princess Margrethe. Who was studying at the London School of Economics. The couple secretly dated for a year before Henrik proposed. On 10 June 1967 he married Princess Margrethe, the heir presumptive to the Danish throne, at the Naval Church of Copenhagen. At the time of the wedding his name was Danicised to Henrik and he was given the title HRH.
Prior to the wedding, the Prince converted to Lutheranism. The Queen and Prince Henrik had two children, Crown Prince Frederik.
Prince Henrik's native language was French. And his second language was Danish. He also spoke fluent English. Although he quickly learned Danish after marrying Margrethe, Danes joked about his grasp of Danish and his thick French accent. Born Margrethe Alexandrine Þórhildur Ingrid ; 16 April 1940 is Queen of Denmark.
The supreme authority of the Church of Denmark. Born into the House of Glücksburg. With origins in northern Germany. She was the eldest child of Frederick IX of Denmark.To her father in 1953, when a constitutional amendment. Allowed women to inherit the throne.
Margrethe succeeded her father upon his death on 14 January 1972. On her accession, she became the first female monarch of Denmark since Margrethe I.
In 1967, she married Henri de Laborde de Monpezat. With whom she had two sons: Crown Prince Frederik. The official residences of the Queen are Amalienborg Palace.
In Copenhagen and Fredensborg Palace. Her summer residence is Gråsten Palace. The former home of her mother, Queen Ingrid, who died in 2000. Margrethe is an accomplished painter. And has held many art shows over the years.
Her illustrations-under the pseudonym Ingahild Grathmer-were used for Danish editions of The Lord of the Rings. Which she was encouraged to illustrate in the early 1970s.
She sent them to J. Who was struck by the similarity of her drawings to his own style. Margrethe's drawings were redrawn by the British artist Eric Fraser.
S English edition of The Lord of the Rings, first published in 1977 and reissued in 2002. In 2000, she illustrated Henrik, the Prince Consort's poetry collection Cantabile. She is also an accomplished translator. And is said to have participated in the Danish translation of The Lord of the Rings.
Another skill she possesses is costume designing, having designed the costumes for the Royal Danish Ballet. S production of A Folk Tale. And for the 2009 Peter Flinth. Film, De vilde svaner (The Wild Swans).
She also designs her own clothes and is known for her colourful and sometimes eccentric clothing choices. Margrethe also wears designs by former Pierre Balmain. Designer Erik Mortensen, Jørgen Bender.
In March 2013 listed her as one of the fifty best-dressed over 50s. Margrethe is a chain smoker. And she is famous for her tobacco. However, on 23 November 2006, the Danish newspaper B. Reported an announcement from the Royal Court stating that in the future the Queen would smoke only in private.
The Queen surrounded by her family waving to crowds on her 70th birthday in April 2010. From left to right: the Crown Princess. The Queen has two children and eight grandchildren, all born at Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen. He was married to Mary Donaldson. On 14 May 2004 at Copenhagen Cathedral.
The couple have four children. He was married to Alexandra Manley.On 18 November 1995 at Frederiksborg Palace Church. They divorced on 8 April 2005. He was married secondly to Marie Cavallier. On 24 May 2008 at Møgeltønder Church, Møgeltønder. Joachim has four children, three sons and one daughter.
In 2008, the Queen announced that her male-line descendants would bear the additional title of Count or Countess of Monpezat, in recognition of her husband's ancestry. Queen Margrethe II in Vágur.
Queen Margrethe II and her husband the Prince Consort welcome President George W. And his wife Laura Bush. Margrethe II with Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.
During the latter's visit to Denmark, 12 September 2007. She is the 1,188th knight. Of the Order of the Golden Fleece. In Spain, and only the 7th Lady of the Order of the Garter.
Since 1901, when Edward VII. Appointed his consort a member. Of The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment (Queen's and Royal Hampshires). Was named in her honour on 16 April 1990 on the occasion of her 50th birthday.
See also: List of honours of the Danish Royal Family by country. Recipient of the Cross of Honour of the Order of the Dannebrog. Recipient of the Air Force Long Service Medal.Recipient of the Homeguard Medal of Merit. Recipient of the 25 years of Homeguard Service Medal. Recipient of the Medal of Honour of the League of Civil Defence. Recipient of the Medal of Honour of the Reserve Officers League. Recipient of the Red Cross Medal of Honour. Recipient of the Red Cross Medal for Merit. Recipient of the 100th Anniversary Medal of the Birth of King Christian X.
Recipient of the 50th Anniversary Medal of the arrival of Queen Ingrid to Denmark. Recipient of the 100th Anniversary Medal of the Birth of King Frederik IX. Recipient of the Queen Ingrid Commemorative Medal. Recipient of the 350th Anniversary Medal of the Royal Danish Life Guards. Recipient of the 400th Anniversary Medal of the Guard Hussar Regiment.
Recipient of the Nersornaat Medal for Meritorious Service, 1st Class. Grand Cross of the Order of the Liberator San Martín. Grand Star of the Decoration for Services to the Republic of Austria. Collar of the Order of Khalifa.Grand Cordon of the Order of Leopold. Grand Collar of the Order of the Southern Cross.
Grand Cross of the Order of the Stara Planina. Grand Cross of the Order of the Merit of Chile. Member of the Grand Order of King Tomislav. Collar of the Order of the Cross of Terra Mariana. Collar of the Order of the Nile.
Commander Grand Cross with Collar of the Order of the White Rose. Grand Cross of the Order of the Legion of Honour. Grand Cross special class of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany. Dame Grand Cross of the Order of Saints Olga and Sophia.
Grand Cross of the Order of the Redeemer. Recipient of the Decoration of Honour. Chain with the Grand Cross of the Order of the Falcon.Member 1st Class of the Order of the Pleiades. Knight Grand Cross with Collar of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic. Collar of the Order of the Chrysanthemum. Grand Cordon (Paulownia) of the Order of the Precious Crown. Grand Cordon with Collar of the Order of al-Hussein bin Ali. Commander Grand Cross with Chain of the Order of the Three Stars. Grand Cross of the Order of Vytautas the Great. Knight of the Order of the Gold Lion of the House of Nassau. Collar of the Order of the Aztec Eagle.
Grand Cordon of the Order of Ouissam Alaouite. Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Netherlands Lion.
Member of the Mahendra Chain. Member Grand Cross of the Order of Honour. Grand Cross with Collar of the Order of St. Recipient of the Silver Jubilee Medal of King Olav V.Recipient of the Silver Jubilee Medal of King Harald V. Knight of the Order of the White Eagle. Grand Cordon of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland. Grand Collar of the Military Order of Saint James of the Sword. Grand Collar of the Order of Prince Henry.
Collar of the Order of the Star of Romania. The Collar of Abdulaziz Al Saud. Grand Cross of the Order of the White Double Cross. Member 1st Class of the Order of Freedom of the Republic of Slovenia.
1,188th Knight of the Order of the Golden Fleece. Knight Grand Cross with Collar of the Order of Charles III.
Member with Collar of the Royal Order of the Seraphim. Recipient of the 85th Birthday Badge Medal of King Gustaf VI Adolf.
Recipient of the 50th Birthday Badge Medal of King Carl XVI Gustaf. Recipient of the Ruby Jubilee Badge Medal of King Carl XVI Gustaf.
Grand Cross with Collar of the Order of Good Hope. Grand Cross with Chain of the Grand Order of Mugunghwa. Knight of the Order of the Rajamitrabhorn. Knight of the Order of the Royal House of Chakri.Grand Cordon of the Order of Al Kamal. Stranger Lady of the Order of the Garter.
(7th Lady since 1901; 1979). Recipient of the Royal Victorian Chain. Great Star of the Order of the Yugoslav Star. Royal monogram of Margrethe II. Personal monogram of Margrethe II.Dual monogram of Margrethe II and husband Henrik, Prince Consort. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Exonumia\Medals".
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