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Prince Georg Valdemar
Prince Georg Valdemar of Denmark
Spouse Anne Bowes-Lyon
Full name
Georg Valdemar Carl Axel
House House of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Gl√ľcksburg
Father Prince Axel of Denmark
Mother Princess Margaretha of Sweden
Born 16 April 1920(1920-04-16)
Bernstorff Palace, Gentofte, Denmark
Died 29 September 1986 (aged 66)
Copenhagen, Denmark

Prince Georg Valdemar Carl Axel of Denmark and Iceland (16 April 1920, Bernstorff Palace[1] ‚Äď 29 September 1986, Copenhagen) was a Danish and Icelandic prince.


Early life

Prince George was the eldest son of Prince Axel of Denmark (himself a son of Prince Valdemar of Denmark) and Princess Margaretha of Sweden.[2]


On 16 September 1950, at Glamis Castle, he married Anne, Viscountess Anson, the divorced wife of Thomas, Viscount Anson and daughter of Hon. John Bowes-Lyon.[1]. Prince George served as Defense Attaché to London and Military, Naval and Air Attaché at Paris.


Notes and references

  1. ^ a b McNaughton, C. Arnold, The Book of Kings, vol.1, p.187
  2. ^ Montgomery-Massingberd, Hugh, Burke's Royal Families of the World, vol.1: Europe & Latin America, p.70

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Military offices
Preceded by
The Duke of Norfolk
Honorary Colonel of the
5th Batallion, Queen's Regiment

Succeeded by
Robin Leigh-Pemberton


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