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Queen Margrethe's cousin is dead

Norway Today
22/05/2013
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Danish Count Christian of Rosenborg has died at the age of 70 years.

The Count, who was Queen Margrethe's cousin, passed away Tuesday night after a long illness, informed the Danish royal house Wednesday. Count Christian was a captain in the Danish Navy, where he was chief aboard a mine sweeping  and a ship in the fisheries inspectorate.

He decline  his inheritance to the Danish throne in 1971 when he married a commoner. The Count was greatly concerned with sports and was particularly interested in rowing. He and his wife Countess Anne Dorte had three daughters together.

 

Source: NTb scanpix / Norway Today 


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