Skip Nav

Prince Henrik of Denmark Has Died

Prince Henrik of Denmark Has Died, Aged 83

Prince Henrik of Denmark has died at the age of 83, the Royal House has announced. The French-born prince and husband of Queen Margrethe passed away "peacefully in his sleep" on Feb. 13 at Fredensborg Castle, which is situated in the north of Copenhagen. Last month, he had been admitted to hospital with a lung infection, and was suffering from dementia.

Last year, Prince Henrik had made the headlines when he decided not to be buried next to his wife, explaining that he felt discriminated for never being named king after Margrethe's ascent to the throne. He his survived by his wife, his two sons, Crown Prince Frederik and Prince Joachim, as well as eight grandchildren.

Pictures of Meghan Markle Laughing
Fan Reactions to Elissa's New Album, Sahbit Raey
Vanessa Morgan and Michael Kopech Break Up
Michael B. Jordan Launches #ChangeHollywood Initiative
Princess Beatrice Recycled Wedding Shoes From Other Events
What Is Princess Beatrice's New Royal Title After Marriage?
See Princess Eugenie's Sweet Message For Beatrice's Wedding
Nicki Minaj Is Pregnant With Her First Child
See Photos of Princess Beatrice's Wedding Dress
Princess Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi's Wedding Photos
Princess Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi Cutest Pictures
Gigi Hadid Showcases Baby Bump In New Instagram Live Video
Latest Celebrity and Entertainment