Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark

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Prince Henrik of Denmark (born Henri Marie Jean André de Laborde de Monpezat; 11 June 1934 – 13 February 2018) was the husband of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark.wikipedia
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Prince Joachim of Denmark

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He had two sons, Crown Prince Frederik (born 1968) and Prince Joachim (born 1969), and eight grandchildren.
Prince Joachim of Denmark, Count of Monpezat, (Joachim Holger Waldemar Christian; born 7 June 1969 at Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen) is the younger son of Queen Margrethe II and Prince Henrik.

Church of Holmen

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He married Margrethe at the Church of Holmen 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.
It is famous for having hosted the wedding between Margrethe II of Denmark, current queen of Denmark, and Prince Henrik in 1967.

Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark

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He had two sons, Crown Prince Frederik (born 1968) and Prince Joachim (born 1969), and eight grandchildren.
Frederik is the elder son of Queen Margrethe II and the late Henrik, Prince Consort.

Prince consort

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Throughout his time as Prince consort, Henrik voiced his displeasure with the fact that he never received the title of king.
In 2005, Prince Henrik, the spouse of Margrethe II of Denmark, was awarded the title, but in 2016, he announced that he objected to it and would not be using it.

Margrethe II of Denmark

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Prince Henrik of Denmark (born Henri Marie Jean André de Laborde de Monpezat; 11 June 1934 – 13 February 2018) was the husband of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark.
In 1967, she married Henri de Laborde de Monpezat, with whom she has two sons: Crown Prince Frederik and Prince Joachim.

Cantabile (symphonic suite)

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The symphonic suite Cantabile by Frederik Magle is based on Henrik's poetry collection Cantabile and was premiered by the Danish National Symphony Orchestra at two concerts celebrating Henrik's 70th and 75th birthdays in 2004 and 2009.
It consists of three symphonic poems (or movements) based on poems written by Henrik, the Prince Consort of Denmark published in his book Cantabile.

Cantabile (poetry collection)

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Henrik wrote many poems in his native language (French), some of which have been published in the collections Chemin faisant (1982), Cantabile (2000), Les escargots de Marie Lanceline (2003), Murmures de vent (2005), Frihjul (Roue-Libre, 2010), Fabula (2011), La part des anges (2013), and Dans mes nuits sereines (2014).
Cantabile is a collection of poems written by Henrik, the Prince Consort of Denmark and published in 2000.

Frederick IX of Denmark

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He married Margrethe at the Church of Holmen 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.

Talence

Henrik was born in the French commune of Talence near Bordeaux to an old French family, the Laborde de Monpezats.

Prince Vincent of Denmark

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Prince Vincent of Denmark, Count of Monpezat (Vincent Frederik Minik Alexander; born 8 January 2011), is the third child and younger son of Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary, the sixth grandchild and youngest grandson of Queen Margrethe II and the late Prince Henrik, and the twin brother of Princess Josephine.

Princess Josephine of Denmark

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Princess Josephine of Denmark, Countess of Monpezat (Josephine Sophia Ivalo Mathilda; born 8 January 2011), is the fourth and youngest child of Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary, and the seventh grandchild of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark and the late Prince Henrik.

House of Monpezat

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Henrik was born in the French commune of Talence near Bordeaux to an old French family, the Laborde de Monpezats.
The House of Monpezat (or Laborde de Monpezat; ) is a French upper bourgeois family associated with the Danish Royal Family by marriage after 1967, when Henri de Laborde de Monpezat wed Princess Margrethe of Denmark, heir presumptive of the ruling House of Glücksburg.

Princess Isabella of Denmark

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She is the fourth grandchild and oldest granddaughter of Queen Margrethe II and her husband, the late Prince Henrik.

Prince Nikolai of Denmark

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Prince Nikolai is the eldest grandchild of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark and her husband, Prince Henrik.

Institut national des langues et civilisations orientales

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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).

List of Danish consorts

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He married Margrethe at the Church of Holmen 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.

Château de Cayx

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A keen winemaker, Henrik produced his own wine at his estate in France.
In 1965 the family's heir, Henri Marie Jean André de Laborde de Monpezat, married Princess Margrethe, then heiress presumptive to the Danish throne, becoming Prince Consort of Denmark after she succeeded to Denmark's throne.

Rigshospitalet

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On 28 January 2018, he was hospitalized at Rigshospitalet, following a visit to Egypt.
Queen Margrethe and Prince Henrik's children, Crown Prince Frederik and Prince Joachim, were both born at Rigshospitalet.

Frederik Magle

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The symphonic suite Cantabile by Frederik Magle is based on Henrik's poetry collection Cantabile and was premiered by the Danish National Symphony Orchestra at two concerts celebrating Henrik's 70th and 75th birthdays in 2004 and 2009.
Magle composed a symphonic suite Cantabile, based on poems by Prince Henrik of Denmark (the Prince Consort) of which the first movement "Souffle le vent" was first performed in 2004, and the remaining two movements "Cortège & Danse Macabre" and "Carillon", in June 2009 in the Koncerthuset (Copenhagen), on both occasions by the Danish National Symphony Orchestra conducted by Thomas Dausgaard.

Count Ingolf of Rosenborg

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Six months later Margrethe's first cousin, Prince Ingolf of Denmark, married an untitled commoner and was demoted to a count, and when another cousin, Prince Christian of Denmark, also wed a Dane, Anne Dorte Maltoft-Nielsen, in 1971, he forfeited his dynastic position.
Though Frederick IX had liberalized traditional practice by allowing royal spouses who were not themselves royal, but who claimed noble blood and were known by courtesy titles (Anne Bowes-Lyon was the granddaughter of an Earl and through her first marriage to the son of an earl bore the title of viscountess; Henri de Laborde de Monpezat used the title of count, though his family's claim to nobility was later acknowledged to be flawed), it would not be until 1995 that Margrethe II would allow her children to marry commoners with neither title nor claim to noble blood.

Order of the Cross of Terra Mariana

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Count Christian of Rosenborg

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Six months later Margrethe's first cousin, Prince Ingolf of Denmark, married an untitled commoner and was demoted to a count, and when another cousin, Prince Christian of Denmark, also wed a Dane, Anne Dorte Maltoft-Nielsen, in 1971, he forfeited his dynastic position.
Though Frederick IX had liberalized traditional practice by allowing royal spouses who were not themselves royal, but who claimed noble blood and were known by courtesy titles (Anne Bowes-Lyon was the granddaughter of an earl, first cousin of Queen Elizabeth II, and through her first marriage to the son of an earl bore the title of viscountess; Henri de Laborde de Monpezat used the title of count, though his family's claim to nobility was later acknowledged to be flawed), it would not be until 1995 that Margrethe II would allow her children to marry commoners with neither title nor claim to noble blood.

Order of the Dannebrog

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The late Prince Henrik of Denmark had been a Grand Commander since 1973.

Nersornaat

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