Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Greenland 24.5.2008 - Royal Wedding - Joachim & Marie
Greenland issued this FDC to commemorate this Royal Wedding in the Danish Royal Household. The Bridegroom was Prince Joachim of Denmark, Count of Monpezat (born in Copenhagen, 7 June 1969) a member of the Danish Royal Family. He is the younger son of Queen Margrethe II and Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark. Joachim is sixth in line to the Danish throne, following his elder brother the Crown Prince and his four children. And the Bride was Marie Agathe Odile, Princess of Denmark, Countess of Monpezat, (née: Marie Agathe Odile Cavallier; born 6 February 1976) is the second wife of Prince Joachim of Denmark.
The wedding took place on Saturday 24 May 2008 at 1700 in Møgeltønder Church. The ceremony was performed by Bishop Erik Norman Svendsen. A wedding banquet was held at the couple's home, Schackenborg Castle. Upon her marriage to Joachim, Marie's title is Her Royal Highness Princess Marie of Denmark, Countess of Monpezat. Marie, who had been a French citizen and a member of the Roman Catholic Church, became, in connection with the marriage, a Danish citizen and a member of the Evangelical-Lutheran Church of Denmark. Thank you My Dear friend Maria for this nice FDC.