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HRH Princess Benedikte

Benedikte Astrid Ingeborg Ingrid, Princess of Denmark, was born on 29 April 1944 at Amalienborg Palace as the daughter of King Frederik IX (d. 1972) and Queen Ingrid, born Princess of Sweden (d. 2000).


Wedding

On 3 February 1968, Princess Benedikte married His Highness Prince Richard zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg in the Chapel of Fredensborg Palace. The Prince was born on 29 October 1934 as the son of Prince Gustav Albrecht zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg (1907-1944), and Margareta Fouché, Princess Margareta zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg.


Children and grandchildren

Gustav, Prince zu-Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg, born on 12 January 1969.

Alexandra, Princess zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg, born on 20 November 1970. On 6 June 1998, the Princess married Count Jefferson von Pfeil und Klein-Ellguth (b. 12 July 1967) at Graasten Palace. By marriage, the Princess became Countess von Pfeil und Klein-Ellguth. The couple have a son, Count Friedrich Richard Oscar Jefferson von Pfeil und Klein-Ellguth, who was born on 14 September 1999 and a daughter, Lady Ingrid Alexandra Irma Astrid Benedikte von Pfeil und Klein-Ellguth, born on 16 August 2003.

Nathalie, Princess zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg, born on 2 May 1975.


Postal adress:

Secretariat of HRH Princess Benedikte, Amalienborg, PO Box 2143, DK-1015 Copenhagen K