Prince Henrik of Denmark, the husband of Queen Margrethe, has died at the age of 83, the Royal House has announced.
The prince died “peacefully in his sleep” at Fredensborg Castle, north of Copenhagen, it said. Queen Margrethe and their two sons were at his side.
The French-born prince had been transferred from hospital to the castle to spend his final days there.
Prince Henrik was born Henri Marie Jean André de Laborde de Monpezat in 1934.