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1st LD Writethru: Husband of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark dies at 83

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.

COPENHAGEN, Feb. 14 (Xinhua) -- Denmark's Prince Henrik, the husband of Queen Margrethe II, died on late Tuesday night, the palace announced early Wednesday.
Henrik, 83, passed away at 23:18 (2218 GMT) in sleep at Fredensborg Palace, the palace said in a brief press statement on its website, adding that he was surrounded by Queen Margrethe and their two sons.
Henrik has been hospitalized since January for lung infection, and he was discharged Tuesday to "spend his last days at home," the palace ...

 

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