Faroe: The Prince Consort 80 Years Stamp

\"faroeIn connection with Prince Henrik of Denmark\’s 80th birthday on 11 June, Post Denmark, Post Greenland and Posta Faroe Islands published a joint stamp issue.His Royal Highness, the Prince Consort, Henrik, Prince of Denmark, is the husband of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark.Prince Henrik was born on 11 June 1934 in Talence, Gironde in France. His birth name is Henri Marie Jean André, Count de Laborde de Monpezat. His parents were the Count André de Laborde de Monpezat and his wife Renée de Monpezat (born Doursennot).

Prince of Denmark:In 1964, while he was working as secretary at the embassy in London, Prince Henrik met the Danish Crown Princess Margrethe, who at the time was studying in England and in France. The couple was engaged in 1966 – and on 10 June 1967, Henri de Monpezat and Crown Princess Margrethe married in Holmen\’s Church in Copenhagen. On this occasion he received the title: His Royal Highness, Prince Henrik of Denmark.The couple has two sons, Crown Prince Frederik (b. May 26, 1968) and Prince Joachim (born June 7, 1969).In 1972, King Frederik IX died and the Crown Princess was hailed as Queen Margrethe II of Denmark.

Issue Date: 11.06.2014 Designer: Post Danmark/jakob Monefeldt Printer: Posten Frimärken, Sweden
Process: Offset Colours: 4 Colours Size: 51 x 43 mm Values: 14.50

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