Prince Axel of Denmark, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Prince Axel of Denmark

Danish prince, naval officer and business executive

Date of Birth: 12-Aug-1888

Place of Birth: Copenhagen, Capital Region of Denmark, Denmark

Date of Death: 14-Jul-1964

Profession: aristocrat

Nationality: Denmark

Zodiac Sign: Leo

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About Prince Axel of Denmark

  • Prince Axel Christian Georg of Denmark, (Danish: Prins Axel Christian Georg til Danmark; 12 August 1888 – 14 July 1964) was a Danish prince and a grandson of Christian IX of Denmark On his father's side, he was a first cousin of Christian X of Denmark, Haakon VII of Norway, Constantine I of Greece, George V of the United Kingdom, Nicholas II of Russia, Maud of Wales and Ernest Augustus III, Duke of Brunswick and on his mother's side of Henri, Count of Paris (1908–1999), Orleanist pretender to the French throne.
  • Prince Axel was a popular patron of sports.
  • He was a prominent International Olympic Committee member and activist and also a business executive.
  • In 1963, Prince Axel became the first honorary member of the IOC in history.
  • He was an officer in the Royal Danish Navy.

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