HE STATED SORRY BUT DON’T STEP BACK
Celebrating 50 years on the throne last month Queen of Denmark Margrethe IIannounced that his younger son’s four grandchildren, who were born from his former and current marriages, had taken away the titles of “prince” and “princess”. Queen Margrethe apologized to her family after the reactions from her younger son and family. The 82-year-old Queen said she underestimated the impact of this difficult decision. However, she still did not back down from her decision.
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Queen 2. Margrethe, in her statement published yesterday and shared on her official social media account, “In recent days Prince JoachimThere were intense reactions to the decision I made regarding the future title use of the four children of . Of course, that affected me as well,” he began.
‘IT IS DIFFICULT TO FIND THE RIGHT TIME IN SUCH SITUATIONS’
Queen Margrethe II, who stated that her four grandchildren received the titles of “prince” and “princess” after a long thought process, stated that it is normal for her to look to both the past and the future during her 50-year reign. Emphasizing that it is her duty as a queen to ensure that the monarchy is shaped according to the times, Margrethe II continued, “This means that sometimes difficult decisions have to be made. It will always be difficult to find the right moment.” She later stated that she considered this arrangement necessary for the future of the monarchy and therefore wanted to have it while she was on the throne.
‘I’M SORRY FOR THAT’
“I made my decision as a queen, as a mother and as a grandmother. But as a mother and grandmother, I underestimated the impact this decision would have on my little boy and his family. It had a huge impact and I apologize for that” were included in the Queen’s statement. took.
‘WE WILL OVERCOME THIS CHALLENGE’
Queen Margrethe II also emphasized that no one should doubt that her children, daughters-in-law and grandchildren are the greatest joy and pride of her life. The Queen concluded her message by saying, “I have hope that we as a family will find peace and overcome this challenge again.”
VALID FROM 1 JANUARY 2023: The Queen of Denmark, by decision taken a few days ago and which will come into force on 1 January 2023, announced that the children of her younger son Joachim, 23-year-old Nikolai, 20-year-old Felix, 13-year-old Henrik and 10-year-old Athena ” announced that the titles of “prince” and “princess” would be taken away from them. After this date, the children will carry the titles of “count” and “countess”. In addition, children will be referred to as “his Excellency”. But it will not be addressed as “his majesty”, which is used for high-ranking people in royal families.
HE DID NOT TOUCH THEIR TITLES
eldest son and heir apparent to Queen Margrethe II of Denmark Prince Frederick He and his wife Mary have four more grandchildren from his marriage. Their eldest son, Christian, who is second in line to the throne after his father, is 16 years old. Then comes 15-year-old Princess Isabella. Then there are their 11-year-old twins, Princess Josephine and Prince Vincent. Queen Margrethe II did not revoke the titles of her eldest son Frederik, who is her heir.
THE FIRST REACTION CAME FROM THE EX-Spouse
The first reaction to Queen Margrethe II’s taking the title of her younger son Joachim’s four children came from the Prince’s ex-wife Alexandra. Joachim’s ex-wife and elder children Nikolai and Felix’s mother, Countess Alexandra of Frederiksborg, announced that she was shocked and upset by Queen Margarethe II’s decision. Alexandra also made a statement on the same day that her two sons, who were born from her ex-wife, were stripped of their “prince” titles. Alexandra, who was clearly disappointed by the decision, said in her statement: “We are all confused by this decision. We are sad and surprised. My children feel left out. They cannot understand why their identity was taken from them.”
Offended by his mother
Then, Prince Joachim made a statement to the Danish press in Paris, where he lives with his family. Joachim criticized his mother’s decision and said that he was given some briefings by his mother last May, but this was very different from what was said. “The new situation that was given to me was one that would apply when the children turned 25. I was given only five days to explain the situation to my children who were stripped of their titles,” said Joachim. he said. Joachim also stated that it was more difficult to explain the situation to their young children, 13-year-old Henrik and 13-year-old Athena, than to 23-year-old Nikolai and 20-year-old Felix, who were born from his former marriage.
‘OUR CHILDREN HAVE BEEN DISPOSED’
Joachim’s French wife, Marie, also claimed that her children were exposed by this decision. Speaking to the website BT, published in Denmark, with her husband the other day, Marie stated that her 10-year-old daughter, Athena, was particularly affected by this decision and that she was a laughing stock among her friends.
JUST AS PRINCE HARRY AND MEGHAN MARKLE AS
The little prince of Denmark, Joachim, is in some ways similar to Harry, the younger son of King Charles III of England. Unable to get along with their families, Harry and his wife, Meghan Markle, moved to the USA with their children. Although all the details are not known exactly, Joachim, who could not get along with his older brother Frederik and his wife Mary, decided to live with his family in France. Just like Harry, he only goes to his country Denmark when necessary. Just as Harry settled in this country with his American wife, Joachim started a new life in Paris with his French wife. “Sometimes you don’t make the decisions about your life yourself,” said Joachim and his wife, Marie.
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