the Time before prince henry's death 13. February was characterized by uncertainty and lack of clear answers. Queen Margrethes husband through 51 years had struggled with health for a long time, and created towards the end of the headlines for a number of controversial statements.Prince henry's challenging life in the shadow
First in september, the Danish court out and announced that the prince had been proven dementia. In the period after the corrected multiple sharp criticism against the royal family for having been too somlende what applies to information about henry's illness.
In a larger interview with the magazine Marketing takes kongehusets communications manager, Lene Balleby, now the blade from the mouth of the demanding period. She gives readers an insight into how it is to have responsibility for the communications department, and how they work, for example, by a royal death.MUCH TO HANDLE: head of communications at the Danish royal family, Lene Balleby, opens up about the hectic period around prince henry's death. Photo: NTB Scanpix Show more - A "krigsrom"
" Even asleep she on a sofa at Amalienborg during the most hectic period, according to Danish Extra Blade.
- My room served as a "krigsrom", and in the lead we were a styregruppe which met both morning and night. We had all the time in close dialogue with each other, other players and of course the royal family, about what should happen and what should go out of information, says Balleby to Marketing.
To handle all the form of public information around a royal death, is without doubt a demanding task. Especially acknowledge Balleby that henry's statement about "not wanted to buried next to his wife," it was a tough situation to take care of.DEAD FEBRUARY : - His Royal Highness prince Henry died peacefully on Tuesday, 13. February at 23.18 on Fredensborg Castle, it was in the press release from the Danish royal family. Video: NTB Show more Show more Show more - Got the links from journalists
In the interview emphasizes the kommunikasjonssjefen also that she will have one thing on it clean.
- There were many who asked questions about different diagnoses out there. Some - also journalists - sent me links to websites where I could read about the disease. In retrospect, there were many who wondered why we had not said anything about the prince's illness earlier, says Lene Balleby and continues:Life after prince Henry: - the Loneliness has obtained Margrethe
There is something I'm going to have to say: We went out with prince henry's diagnosis within 48 hours after we had got to know about it. There was a myth that we held back information. But it wasn't anything to say before we actually did it, " she explains.Not a lot
One that also has opened up about the time before and after prince henry's death, his widow, queen Margrethe (78). In august, she gave her first press conference after her husband's death. The queen told as an honest and unmasked version of their last time together.TOOK FAREWELL: It was a clearly moved family who took farewell with prince Henry during the funeral services in the end of February. Photo: NTB Scanpix Show more
in The last eighteen months, we were not so much together, because he was not particularly fresh. But it was as it was. I am glad that the last time was as dignified as it was. A beautiful end to his existence, she said, among other things.
As mentioned above, stated prince Henry before his death that he would not be buried by the side of Margrethe in Roskilde cathedral, so the tradition is. As justification, he used the discontent with the fact that he was not equal with his wife.So hijacked he the queen's heart
instead, he wanted to be cremated, so that half of the ashes could be spread at sea in Denmark and the other half is buried in an urn in the private garden in Fredensborg Slotshave.
During the press conference in august, it was finally clear that the queen had accepted this wish.
He was a free man, and it was his decision. The accepted I the, she said at the time.Millionsmell for the royal family after prince henry's death