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GENEALOGY OF THE ROYAL HOUSE OF DENMARK

TO HISTORY OF THE ROYAL HOUSE

MARGRETHE II Alexandrine Thorhildur Ingrid, QUEEN OF DENMARK, Majesty, Sovereign of the Orders of the Elephant and the Dannebrog, Supreme Commander of the Danish Armed Forces, b at Amalienborg Palace, Copenhagen 16 April 1940, dau of King Frederik IX (b 11 March 1899; d 14 Jan 1972) and Princess Ingrid of Sweden (b 28 March 1910; m 24 May 1935); Heir to the Danish Throne 5 June 1953, Member of the Council of State 16 April 1958, succ her father 14 Jan 1972, Lady of the Orders of the Golden Fleece, the Seraphim, the Garter, Collar Orders of Pius IX and Saint Olav, Gd Cross Orders of Charles III, Leopold I, the Legion of Honor, the Redeemer of Greece, Saint Olga & Saint Sophia, the Netherlands Lion, the Royal Victorian Order, and the Golden Lion of Nassau of Luxembourg; m at Holmens Church, Copenhagen 10 June 1967, Henri-Marie-Jean-André (Henrik) de Laborde de Monpezat (b at Talence, Gironde, France 11 June 1934), cr Prince of Denmark with the qualification of Royal Highness by King Frederik IX 10 June 1967, Kt Order of the Elephant (1967), Gd Cmdr of the Order of the Dannebrog, Kt Orders of the Golden Lion of Nassau, the Seraphim, Collar Order of Saint Olav, Gd Cross Orders of the Legion of Honour, Charles III, Leopold I, the Netherlands Lion, Saint Michael & Saint George, the Royal Victorian Order, etc, many Hon Degrees, Freedoms, Fellowships, etc, Chancellor Royal Danish Orders, Gen-a-la-Suite Danish Army, Gen-a-la-Suite Danish Air Force, Adm-à-la-Suite Danish Navy, author of "Destin Oblige", son of André de Laborde de Monpezat and Renée Yvonne Doursenot.
(Amalienborg Palace, 1257 Copenhagen, Denmark; Fredensborg Castle, 3480 Fredensborg, Denmark; Marselisborg Castle, 8000 Aarhus, Denmark).

Sons

1. Frederik André Henrik Christian, Crown Prince of Denmark, b at Copenhagen 26 May 1968, Crown Prince 14 Jan 1972, Member of the Council of State 26 May 1986, Kt Order of the Elephant, Gd Cross Orders of Leopold I, Adolph of Nassau, Saint Olav, etc, Capt Danish Royal Hussars (Res), Cmdr Danish Navy (Res), Cand.scient.pol. (MA, Pol Sc).
(Christian VIII’s Palais, Amalienborg Palace, 1257 Copenhagen, Denmark).

2. Prince Joachim Holger Waldemar Christian, b at Copenhagen 7 June 1969, Kt Order of the Elephant, Gd Cross Orders of Leopold I, Saint Olav, etc, Capt Danish Army; m at Chapel of Frederiksborg Castle 18 Nov 1995, Alexandra Christina (b at Hong Kong 30 June 1964), Kt Order of the Elephant, dau of Richard Nigel Manley and Christa Maria Nowotny.
(Schackenborg Manor, Møgeltønder, 6270 Tønder, Denmark).

Sisters

1. Princess Benedikte Astrid Ingeborg Ingrid, b at Amalienborg Palace, Copenhagen 29 April 1944, Kt Order of the Elephant, Gd Cmdr of Order of the Dannebrog, Gd Cross Orders of the Crown of Belgium, Saint Olga & Saint Sophia, Adolph of Nassau, House Order of Orange, Saint Olav, Isabella the Catholic, etc; m at Chapel of Fredensborg Castle 3 Feb 1968, Richard, 6th Prince zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg (b at Giessen 29 Oct 1934), Kt Order of the Elephant, see Part II A. SAYN.
(Schloss Berleburg, 57319 Bad Berleburg, Westf., Germany)

2. Princess Anne-Marie Dagmar Ingrid, b at Amalienborg Palace, Copenhagen 30 Aug 1946, Kt Order of the Elephant, etc; m at Metropolis, Athens 18 Sept 1964, Constantine II, King of the Hellenes (b at Psychiko 2 June 1940), Kt Order of the Elephant, Gd Cmdr Order of the Dannebrog, etc, see GREECE.
(Linnell Drive, Hampstead Way, London N.W.11).

Mother

Queen Mother Ingrid Victoria Sofia Louise Margareta, b at the Royal Palace, Stockholm 28 March 1910, Kt Order of the Elephant, Gd Cmdr Order of the Dannebrog, Lady Order of the Seraphim, Gd Cross Orders of Leopold I, the Legion of Honour, Saint Olga & Saint Sophia, Adolph of Nassau, the Netherlands Lion, Saint Olav, Isabella the Catholic, etc, dau of Gustaf VI Adolf, King of Sweden and Princess Margaret of Great Britain and Ireland; m at Storkyrkan, Stockholm 24 May 1935, Frederik IX, King of Denmark (b at Sorgenfri Palace 11 March 1899; Crown Prince of Denmark 1912, and of Iceland 1918-44, succ his father 20 April 1947; d at Copenhagen 14 Jan 1972) Sovereign of the Orders of the Elephant and the Dannebrog, Kt Orders of the Annunziata, the Garter, the Golden Fleece, the Seraphim, Saint Andrew, the Black Eagle, Collar Orders of the Falcon of Iceland, Golden Spur and Saint Olav, Gd Cross Orders of the Bath, Leopold I, the Redeemer, the Wendish Crown, the Netherlands Lion, the Red Eagle of Prussia, Saint Alexander Nevsky, the White Eagle, Saint Stanislas, Saint Anne, Saint George and Saint Constantine of Greece, the Legion of Honour, etc, had Royal Victorian Chain.
(Amalienborg Palace, 1257 Copenhagen, Denmark; Fredensborg Castle, 3480 Fredensborg, Denmark; Graasten Castle, 6300 Graasten, Denmark; Trend Cottage, 9640 Trend, Denmark).

Brother of Father

Issue of King Christian X of Denmark and Iceland (b 26 Sept 1870; succ 14 May 1912; d 20 April 1947) and Duchess Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (b 24 Dec 1879; m 26 April 1898; d 28 Dec 1952), having had issue, among whom,

Prince Knud Christian Frederik Michael, b at Sorgenfri Palace 27 July 1900, d at Gentofte 14 June 1976, Hereditary Prince of Denmark (from 5 June 1953), Rear-Adm Danish Navy, Heir Presumptive to the Danish Throne 1947-53; Kt Order of the Elephant (1912), Gd Cmdr Order of the Dannebrog, Gd Cross Order of the Falcon of Iceland, Kt Orders of the Annunziata, Seraphim, Saint George & Saint Constantine, Gd Cross Orders of Leopold I, the Legion of Honour, the Redeemer, the Netherlands Lion, Saint Olav, Naval Merit of Spain, etc; m at Chapel of Fredensborg Castle 8 Sept 1933, his 1st cousin, Princess Caroline-Mathilde (b at Jægersborghus 27 April 1912; d at Sorgenfri Palace 12 Dec 1995), dau of Prince Harald of Denmark and Princess Helena of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg (see below), and had issue,

1). Princess Elisabeth Caroline-Mathilde Alexandrine Helena Olga Thyra Feodora Estrid Margarethe Désirée, b at Copenhagen 8 May 1935, Kt Order of the Elephant.
(2840 Holte, Denmark).

2). Prince Ingolf Christian Frederik Knud Harald Gorm Gustav Viggo Valdemar Aage, b at Sorgenfri Palace 17 Feb 1940, renounced the title of Prince of Denmark and qualification of Highness and received the title of Count af Rosenborg 4 Jan 1968, Kt Order of the Elephant (1961), Major of the Danish Royal Guard (Res), owner of Egeland Manor; m at Lyngby 13 Jan 1968, Inge (b at Copenhagen 21 Jan 1938, d at Vejle 21 July 1996), dau of Georg Terney and Jenny Kamilla Hansen. He m 2ndly at Egtved 7 March 1998, Susie Pedersen, dau of Fritz Wilhelm Pedersen and Ruth Hjorhøy. (Egeland Manor, 6040 Egtved, Denmark).

3). Prince Christian Frederik Franz Knud Harald Carl Oluf Gustav Georg Erik, b at Sorgenfri Palace 22 Oct 1942, renounced the title of Prince of Denmark and qualification of Highness 27 Feb 1971 and received the title of Count af Rosenborg, Kt Order of the Elephant (1963), Cmdr Danish Navy; m at Lyngby 27 Feb 1971, Anne Dorte (b at Copenhagen 3 Oct 1947), dau of Villy Edgard Wilhelm Maltoft-Nielsen and Bodil Marie Elisabeth Maltoft, and has issue,
(Sorgenfri Palace, 2800 Lyngby, Denmark).

(1). Countess Josephine Caroline Elisabeth, b at Frederikssund 29
Oct 1972.
(Frederiksholms Kanal 26D, 1200 Copenhagen, Denmark).

(2). Countess Camilla Alexandrine Kristine (twin with Countess
Josephine), b at Frederikssund 29 Oct 1972; m at Søllerød Church 20 May 1995, Mikael John Rosanes (b at Copenhagen 8 Feb 1952).
(Virumgade 25, 2830 Virum, Denmark).

(3). Countess Feodora Mathilde Helena, b at Frederikssund 27 Feb
1975.
(Frederiksholms Kanal 26D, 1200 Copenhagen, Denmark).

Brothers of Grandfather

Issue of King Frederik VIII (b 3 June 1843; d 14 May 1912) and Princess Louise of Sweden (b 31 Oct 1851; m 28 July 1869; d 20 March 1926), having had issue (no longer eligible for succession to the Danish Crown by the new law of succession to the Crown of 27 Mar 1953), among whom,

1. Prince Christian Frederik Carl George Valdemar Axel, who was elected KING OF NORWAY as HAAKON VII 18 Nov 1905 (see NORWAY), after which he renounced his rights of succession to the Danish Crown by Royal Resolution 27 Nov 1905.

2. Prince Harald Christian Frederik, b at Charlottenlund Palace, Gentofte 8 Oct 1876; d at Copenhagen 30 March 1949, Lt-Gen-a-la-Suite Danish Army, Chancellor Royal Danish Orders, Kt Order of the Elephant, Gd Cross Order of the Dannebrog, Collar Order of Saint Olav, Kt Orders of the Black Eagle, the Seraphim, and the Redeemer, Gd Cross Orders of Duke Peter Friedrich Ludwig of Oldenburg, the Red Eagle of Prussia, Charles XII of Sweden, the Royal Victorian Order, etc; m at Glücksburg Castle 28 April 1909, Princess Helena (b at Grünholz Manor 1 June 1888; d at Hellerup 30 June 1962), dau of Friedrich-Ferdinand, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg and Princess Karoline of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg, and had issue,

1). Princess Feodora Louise Caroline-Mathilde Viktoria Alexandra Frederikke Johanne, b at Jægersborghus; d at Bückeburg 17 March 1975; m at Chapel of Fredensborg Castle 9 Sept 1937, her 1st cousin, Prince Christian of Schaumburg-Lippe (b at Ödenburg, Hungary 20 Feb 1898; d at Bückeburg 13 July 1974), see SCHAUMBURG-LIPPE.

2). Princess Caroline-Mathilde Louise Dagmar Christiane Maud Augusta Ingeborg Thyra Adelheid, b at Jægersborghus 27 April 1912; d at Sorgenfri Palace 12 Dec 1995, Kt Order of the Elephant, Gd Cross Orders of Saint Olga & Saint Sophia, Saint Olav, etc; m at Chapel of Fredensborg Castle 8 Sept 1933, her 1st cousin, Knud, Hereditary Prince of Denmark (see above) (b at Sorgenfri Palace 27 July 1900; d at Gentofte 14 June 1976) Admiral Danish Navy.

3). Princess Alexandrine-Louise Caroline-Mathilde Dagmar, b at Jægersborghus 12 Dec 1914; d at Gentofte 26 April 1962; m at Copenhagen 22 Jan 1937, Luitpold, Count zu Castell-Castell (b at Langenzell 14 Nov 1904; d on active service in a military hospital at Bankta, nr Sofia, Bulgaria 6 Nov 1941), see Part II A, CASTELL.

4). Prince Gorm Christian Frederik Hans Harald, b at Jægersborghus 24 Feb 1919; d at Copenhagen 26 Dec 1991, Kt Order of the Elephant.

5). Prince Oluf Christian Carl Axel, b at Copenhagen 10 March 1923; d at Copenhagen 19 Dec 1990, renounced the title of Prince of Denmark and the qualification of Highness and received the title of Count af
Rosenborg 13 Jan 1948, Kt Order of the Elephant, Treasurer Royal Danish Orders, Wing Cmdr Danish Air Force; m 1stly at Gentofte 4 Feb 1948 (m diss by div at .... 20 Jan 1977), Annie Helene Dorrit (b at Gentofte 8 Sept 1926), dau of Gunnar Puggaard-Müller and Gerda Annie Nielsen. He m 2ndly at Lyngby 17 Sept 1982 (m diss by div 19 Dec 1983, Lis Wolf-Jürgensen (b at Frederiksberg 30 June 1935), dau of Jürgen Christian Wolf-Jürgensen and Edith Hedermann Jensen, and had issue from his first wife,

(1). Count Ulrik Harald Gunnar Oluf, b at 17 Dec 1950, Company Director; m at Copenhagen 4 April 1981, Tove Waigner (b at Copenhagen 14 Dec 1950), dau of Axel Waigner Larsen and Karen Dorthea Nielsen, and has issue,

1. Countess Katharina Dorthea Helene, b at Gentofte 1 May 1982.

2. Count Philip Oluf Axel Ulrik, b at Gentofte 8 May 1986.

(2). Countess Charlotte Helene Annie Dorrit, b at Ordrup 11 April 1953; m 1stly at Ordrup 12 Nov 1977 (m diss by div at ... July 25 1979), Jens Philipsen (b at Viborg Sept 29 1954). She m 2ndly at Lyngby 11 April 1981, Torben Gyldenfeldt Wulff (b at Frederiksberg 15 Sept 1954).

Brother of Great-Grandfather

Issue of King Christian IX of Denmark (see above) and Princess Louise of Hesse-Cassel (b 7 Sept 1817; m 26 May 1842; d 29 Sept 1898), having had issue, among whom,

1. Prince Christian Wilhelm Ferdinand Adolf Georg, who was elected GEORGE I, KING OF THE HELLENES (see GREECE). The eventual succession rights of this line to the Danish Crown deferred to follow those of the line of Prince Valdemar, 12 Sep 1863.

2. Prince Valdemar, b at Bernstorff Palace, Gentofte 27 Oct 1858; d at Det Gule Palais, Copenhagen 14 Jan 1939, Kt Order of the Elephant, Gd Commander Order of the Dannebrog, Kt Orders of Saint Stephan of Hungary, the Annunziata, the Golden Lion of Nassau, the Black Eagle, Saint Andrew, the Seraphim, Collar Order of Saint Olav (Norway), Gd Cross Orders of the Bath, Albert the Bear, Fidelity of Baden, Leopold I, Henry the Lion of Brunswick, Saint Alexander of Bulgaria, the Legion of Honour, the Redeemer, the Crown of the Wends (with Crown) of Mecklenburg, the Netherlands Lion, the Red Eagle of Prussia, Saint Alexander Nevsky, the White Eagle, Saint Anne, and Saint Stanislas, etc, Adm Danish Navy, elected Prince of Bulgaria 10 Nov 1886, but refused; m at Paris 20 Oct (civ) and at Château d'Eu 22 Oct (relig) 1885, Princess Marie (b at Morgan House, Ham, Surrey 13 Jan 1865; d at Det Gule Palais, Copenhagen 4 Dec 1909), dau of Prince Robert of Orléans, Duke of Chartres, Head of the Royal House of Orléans, and had issue, who were each granted the qualification of Royal Highness in Denmark ad personam 5 Feb 1904,

1). Prince Aage Christian Alexander Robert, b at Det Gule Palais, Copenhagen 10 June 1887; d at Taza, Morocco 29 Feb 1940, Kt Orders of the Elephant, the Black Eagle, the Seraphim, Gd Cross Orders of the Redeemer, the Crown of the Wends (with Crown) of Mecklenburg, the Red Eagle of Prussia, the Royal Victorian Order, Kt of the Legion of Honour, etc, renounced his rights of succession for himself and his descendants along with the title of Prince of Denmark and the qualification of Royal Highness and took the style HH Prince Aage, Count af Rosenborg 5 Feb 1914, Capt Danish Royal Guard, served as Cmdr 1st Regt French Foreign Legion 1923 - 1940, author of "My Life in the Foreign Legion"; m at Turin 1 Feb 1914, Mathilde Emilie Francisca Maria (b at Buenos Aires 17 Sept 1885; d at Copenhagen 16 Oct 1949), dau of Giorgio Lorenzo Calvi, Count di Bergolo (brother of Count Giorgio, husband of Princess Jolanda of Savoy, see ITALY) and Baroness Ana Guidobono Cavalchini Roero San Severino, and had issue,

Valdemar Alexander Georg Luigi Maria, Count af Rosenborg, b at Villa Severino, Turin 3 Jan 1915; d at Paris 1 April 1995, a Roman Catholic, Kt of Hon & Dev Sov Mil Order of Malta, 2nd Lt Danish Royal Guard; m at Villefranche, nr Nice 20 April 1949, Floria Marie Josèphe Pierrette Charlotte (b at Paris 10 Aug 1925; m 1stly 15 June 1943, Charles Emmanuel, Count de La Rochefoucauld de Montbel; that m diss by div at Paris 24 Jan 1949), dau of Baron Gérald d'Huart Saint-Mauris and Jeanne Galagau.
(88 Avenue Foch, Paris 16e, France).

2). Prince Axel Christian Georg, b at Det Gule Palais, Copenhagen 12 Aug 1888; d at Copenhagen 14 July 1964, Kt Order of the Elephant, Gd Cmdr Order of the Dannebrog, Kt Orders of the Seraphim, the Black Eagle, Gd Cross Orders of Leopold I, the Legion of Honour, the Redeemer, Saint Maurice and Saint Lazarus, the Gryphon of Mecklenburg, the Netherlands Lion, Saint Olav, the Red Eagle of Prussia, the Royal Victorian Order, etc, Adm Danish Navy, Mem Int'l Olympic Committee from 1932, Chairman East Asiatic Company, Dir Scandinavian Airlines System; m at Stockholm 22 May 1919, Princess Margaretha (b at Stockholm 25 June 1899; d at Tranemosegaard, Kongsted, nr Rønnede, 4 Jan 1977), Kt Order of the Elephant, Lady Order of the Seraphim, Gd Cross Orders of Saint Olga & Saint Sophia, Saint Olav, etc, dau of Prince Carl of Sweden, Duke of Västergötland and Princess Ingeborg of Denmark, and had issue,

(1). Prince Georg Valdemar Carl Axel, b at Bernstorffshøj, Gentofte 16 April 1920; d at London, 20 Sept 1986, Kt Order of the Elephant, Gd Cross Order of Saint Olav, Kt Cdr Royal Victorian Order, Defence Attaché Royal Danish Embassy, London, Military, Naval and Air Attaché Royal Danish Embassy, Paris; m at Glamis Castle, Scotland 16 Sept 1950, Anne Ferelith Fenella (b at Washington 4 Dec 1917; d at London 26 Sept 1980; m 1stly at London 28 April 1938, Thomas, Viscount Anson of the Earls of Lichfield ; that m diss by div... 1948), Kt Order of the Elephant, dau of Hon John Herbert Bowes-Lyon of the Earls of Strathmore and Kinghorne and the Hon Fenella Hepburn-Stuart-Forbes-Trefusis of the Barons Clinton.

(2). Prince Flemming Valdemar Carl Axel, b at Stockholm 9 March 1922, renounced his rights of succession for himself and his descendants along with the title of Prince of Denmark and the
qualification of Highness and received the title of Count af Rosenborg 14 June 1949, Kt Order of the Elephant, Gd Cross Order of Saint Olav, etc, Cmdr Danish Navy (Res); m at
Copenhagen 24 May 1949, Alice Ruth (b at Frederiksberg 8 Oct
1924), dau of Kaj Nielsen and Edith Fischer, and has issue,
(Skovvangen 34, 2920 Charlottenlund, Denmark).

1. Count Valdemar Georg Flemming Kai Axel, b at Copenhagen 24 Jan 1950; m 1stly at Oxholm Church, Øland 24 May 1975 (m diss by div at ... July 9 1987), Jane (b at Hørup Sept 17 1950), dau of Steen Glarborg, and Kirsten Vibeke
Hansen, and has issue,

1). Countess Julie, b at Aalborg 10 May 1977.

2). Count Carl Johan, b at Copenhagen 15 Nov 1979.

Count Axel m 2ndly at Høsterkøb 10 Dec 1988, Jutta (b at Copenhagen 9 Nov 1958), dau of Villy Beck and Tove Kohl Lauritsen, and has further issue,

3). Countess Desirée Christina, b at Gentofte 25 Dec
1990.

4). Count Alexander Flemming, b at Gentofte 4 Nov 1993.

2. Count Birger Valdemar Georg Flemming Kai Axel, b at Copenhagen 24 Jan 1950 (twin with Count Axel); m 1stly at Skovshoved 19 Oct 1974 (m diss by div at ... 1978), Minna Benedicte (b at Helleruplund 3 July 1949), dau of Niels Benedict Tillisch and Countess Dagmar Sophie Elé Knuth. He m 2ndly at Taarbæk 28 Nov 1981 (m diss by div at ... 1990), Susanne (b at ....), dau of Svend Erik Kristensen and Gurli Sørensen, and has issue from his first wife,
(Hjortevangen 3, 2920 Charlottenlund, Denmark).

Countess Benedikte Margaretha Dagmar, b at Marstal
20 July 1975.

3. Count Carl Johan Valdemar Georg Flemming Kai Axel, b at Copenhagen 30 May 1952; m at Skovshoved 3 Sept 1982 (m diss by div at ... 1986), Dorit Zander (b at Copenhagen 23 Oct 1956), dau of Poul Zander Olsen and Anne Berta Tørning, and has issue,

Countess Caroline, b at ... 31 March 1984.

4. Countess Désirée Märtha Ingeborg, b at Copenhagen 2 Feb 1955; m 1stly at Kongsted 23 May 1981 (m diss by div at ... 30 July 1987), Fergus Stuartson Smith (b at Rochester, New York, USA 17 Sept 1949). She m 2ndly at Gentofte 6 Feb 1988 (civ), Peter Rindom (b at Copenhagen 10 Oct 1955).

3). Prince Erik Frederik Christian Alexander, b at Det Gule Palais, Copenhagen 8 Nov 1890; d at Copenhagen 10 Sept 1950, renounced his rights of succession for himself and his descendants along with the title of Prince of Denmark and the qualification of Royal Highness and assumed the style of HH Prince Erik, Count af Rosenborg 2 Dec 1923, Kt Order of the Elephant, farmer and owner of Kokkedal Manor and Bjergbygaard; m at Ottawa, Canada 11 Feb 1924 (m diss by div 12 Feb 1937), Lois Frances (b at Ottawa 2 Aug 1897; d at Copenhagen 26 Feb 1941), dau of John Frederick Booth and Frances Hunsiker, and had issue,

(1). Countess Alexandra Dagmar Frances Marie Margrethe, b at Arcadia, California, USA 5 Feb 1927; d at Sanderumgaard, Odense 5 Oct 1992; m at Copenhagen 2 May 1951, Ivar Emil Vind (b at Everdrup 5 Jan 1921; d at Sanderumgaard, Odense 11 Feb 1977), Royal Court Chamberlain, Master of the Royal Hunt, 2nd Lt Danish Royal Guard, owner of Sanderumgaard Manor.

(2). Count Christian Edward Valdemar Jean Frederik Peter, b at Bjergbygaard 16 July 1932; d at ... 24 March 1997, Major of the Danish Royal Hussars (Res); m at Stouby 10 Aug 1962 (m diss by div ...), Karin (b at Stouby 12 Aug 1938), Lady-in-Waiting to HRH Princess Benedikte, Knight (1st Class) Order of the Dannebrog, dau of Folmer Lüttichau and Ingeborg Carl, and had issue,

1. Count Valdemar Erik Flemming Christian, b at Skovshoved 9 July 1965, 1st Lt Danish Royal Hussars (Res), ship broker; m at Bonderup 28 June 1996, Charlotte (b at …), dau of Roland Cruse and Annette ..., and has issue,

1). Count Nicolai, b at … 1997.

2. Countess Marina Isabelle Ingeborg Karin, b at Skovshoved 28 March 1971.

4). Prince Viggo Christian Adolf Georg, b at Det Gule Palais, Copenhagen 25 Dec 1893; d at Ebeltoft 4 Jan 1970, renounced his rights of succession along with the title of Prince of Denmark and the qualification of Royal Highness and assumed the style of HH Prince Viggo, Count af Rosenborg 21 Dec 1923, Maj-Gen Danish Army, Chancellor Royal Danish Orders, Kt Order of the Elephant, Gd Cmdr Order of the Dannebrog, Kt Order of the Seraphim, Gd Cross Orders of the Legion of Honour, the Redeemer, Saint Maurice and Saint Lazarus, House Order of Orange, Saint Olav, etc; m at New York 10 June 1924, Eleanor Margaret (b at New York 5 Nov 1895; d at Copenhagen 3 July 1966), dau of Dr James Olivier Green and Anny Beaumont Hewitt.

5). Princess Margrethe Françoise Louise Marie Helene, b at Bernstorffshøj, Gentofte 17 Sept 1895; d at Brødrehøj, Gentofte 18 Sept 1992; m at Copenhagen 9 June 1921 (Roman Catholic), Renato (René), Prince of Bourbon-Parma (b at Schwarzau am Steinfelde, Lower Austria 17 Oct 1894; d at Hellerup 30 July 1962), Kt Order of the Elephant, see BOURBON.