Prince Aage, Count of Rosenborg, (Aage Christian Alexander Robert; 10 June 1887 – 19 February 1940) was a Danish prince and officer of the French Foreign Legion. He was born in Copenhagen the eldest child and son of Prince Valdemar of Denmark and Princess Marie d'Orléans .
Count Ingolf of Rosenborg RE (born 17 February 1940) is a Danish count and former prince.Born Prince Ingolf of Denmark (Danish: Prins Ingolf Christian Frederik Knud Harald Gorm Gustav Viggo Valdemar Aage til Danmark), he appeared likely to some day become king until the constitution was changed in 1953 to allow females to inherit the crown, placing his branch of the dynasty behind that of his ...
Prince Aage of Denmark: 10 June 1887 19 February 1940 Mathilde Calvi Count Valdemar of Rosenborg Prince Axel of Denmark: 12 August 1888 14 July 1964 Princess Margaretha of Sweden: Prince George Valdemar of Denmark Count Flemming Valdemar of Rosenborg: Prince Erik of Denmark: 8 November 1890 10 September 1950 Lois Booth Countess Alexandra of ...
Prince Aage, renounced in 1914 due to his marriage to Mathilde Calvi and became Count of Rosenborg as a consequence. Prince Erik, renounced in 1924 due to his marriage to Lois Frances Booth and became Count of Rosenborg as a consequence, they divorced in 1937.
Legion Officer Lieutenant-colonel Prince Count Aage of Rosenborg (1887–1940). The Legion acquired its parade song " Non, je ne regrette rien " ("No, I regret nothing"), a 1960 Édith Piaf song sung by Sous-Officiers and legionnaires as they left their barracks for re-deployment following the Algiers putsch of 1961 .
Prince Christian was raised with his siblings in the royal household in Copenhagen, and grew up between his parents' residence in Copenhagen, the Frederick VIII's Palace, an 18th century palace which forms part of the Amalienborg Palace complex in central Copenhagen, and their country residence, the Charlottenlund Palace, located by the coastline of the Øresund strait north of the city.
The count filed a futile suit to establish that his morganatic status in Germany should not exclude him from succession to the throne of Luxembourg after the last male of the House of Orange, King William III of the Netherlands, died in 1890 and it became apparent that the House of Nassau faced the imminent extinction of its male members, as well, upon the eventual death of Grand Duke William IV.