Denmark’s Prince Henrik dies at 83

Denmark’s Prince Henrik dies at 83

By Keshala Dias

Feb 14, 2018 | 7:33 pm

Denmark’s Prince Henrik, the French-born husband of Queen Margrethe II, has died at the age 83, after a half-century struggle to win the hearts of Danes that only succeeded in his later years.

The French-born prince was diagnosed with dementia last year and, was admitted to hospital in January with a lung infection.

A statement from the royal family said, the prince died peacefully in his sleep.

Frustrated with his royal title, he announced in 2017 that he did not want to be buried next to his wife.