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He spent his early years in Tonkin in French Indochina (now part of Vietnam), where his family had lived for many years.
The family spent the Second World War at the family home in Cahors, France. However, they were forced to flee following the defeat of the French in the First Indochina War.
He also studied in Hong Kong in 1957 and Saigon in 1958.
On 10 June 1967 he married Princess Margrethe, the heir presumptive to the Danish throne, at the Naval Church of Copenhagen.
Original Church Registers from parishes within the district, through until approximately 1950, are kept at the Provincial Archives.He also spoke fluent English, German, Chinese, and Vietnamese.Although he quickly learned Danish after marrying Margrethe, Danes joked about his grasp of Danish and his thick French accent.Of course, not all older Protocols have been preserved.The Danish National Archives has a number of the older Probate Court Records on microfilm.
At the time of the wedding his name was Danicised to Henrik and he was given the title HRH Prince Henrik of Denmark.