Queen Margrethe’s youngest son to attend her abdication solo; amid Denmark’s monarch stripping his children’ royal titles


Prince Joachim of Denmark is about to attend his mom Queen Margrethe’s abdication ceremony with out his spouse and youngsters. This determination comes after the monarch stripped Prince Joachim’s 4 youngsters of their royal titles final yr, prompting the household’s transfer to the USA.

Prince Joachim’s household’s relocation

Queen Margrethe’s second son, Prince Joachim, and his spouse, Princess Marie, moved to the USA final yr with two of their youngsters, 9 months after the royal titles of Prince Joachim’s 4 children have been revoked. Whats up! journal reported that Prince Joachim will take part within the abdication day occasions alone. “Prince Joachim shall be there, however the youngsters go to highschool, there is no such thing as a particular purpose,” a palace spokesperson advised Whats up!

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Title stripping drama

The royal titles of Prince Joachim’s youngsters, Depend Nikolai, Depend Felix, Depend Henrik, and Countess Athena, have been stripped in January 2023, a transfer described by Queen Margrethe as “needed future-proofing of the monarchy.” The siblings retained their locations within the line of succession, now referred to as His Excellency Depend of Monpezat or Her Excellency Countess of Monpezat.

Queen Margrethe’s determination to strip the titles precipitated a stir throughout the royal household, with Prince Joachim expressing his disappointment over the sudden change. The official proclamation of the brand new reign for King Frederik and Queen Mary is about for January 14, marking the 52nd anniversary of Queen Margrethe’s accession, with a lower-key ceremony at Christiansborg Palace, departing from the standard coronation service.

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