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King of Denmark 20 April 1947 - 13 January 1972
The question is still...
...If Ingolf hadn't sired any male heirs and the Act of Succession hadn't been altered in 1953, who would have been Ingolf's heir? The Norwegians or the Greeks?
But would King Christian XI have denied his son the right to marry who he loved after their Norwegian Cousins had paved the way?
Well, both Ingolf and Christian got married while Frederik IX was still alive - but we can't of course know how long they would have waited to marry if they had been required to find royal/noble/foreign brides.
Exactly. And I am sure that the Thronefollower, Prince Knud would have had quite a say in this since Frederik would know that this was the new line.
Was't Frederik's decicison not to approve the marriages a forward thinking way of limiting the number of "distant" princes and princesses not very close to the Royal House? Much what we are seeing to house.
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