Tragic News In The Royal Family: Monarchs In Norway Mourn The Loss Of A Family Member

December 27, 2019

The monarchs of Norway mourn the loss of a beloved family member. The Norway’s princess’ former husband Ari Behn sadly died.

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Tragic news in the royal family

With broken hearts, we want to share some very sad news that happened in the royal family of Norway. Princess Martha Louise’s former husband Ari Behn passed away at the age of 47.

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Martha and Ari got married in 2002 in a majestic ceremony. In 2016, the spouses announced their split. Ari Behn will be remembered by his and Martha’s three wonderful daughters.

The King and Queen of Norway released a tearful statement to honor late Ari Behn:

We grieve that our grandchildren have now lost their beloved father.

Facts to know about late Ari Behn:

  • Ari Behn was a famous Norwegian author and novelist.
  • Ari has written a book about their wedding with his ex-wife, Princess Martha.

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  • The couple met through Behn’s mother, who was Martha’s physiotherapy mentor.
  • Martha and Ari had a painful divorce, according to reports. The Princess commented on that matter:

Of course, it is difficult and tedious, but it also means that you can process it and recover faster.

  • Bern was a doting father to his three daughters and always made his kids the major priority.
  • Reports say that Ari was supposed to spend Christmas with his former wife. He said about it:

I’m looking forward to Christmas.

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Another royal’s health scare

Another royal family also experienced much worry ahead of Christmas. The patriarch of the British royal family, HRH Prince Philip, was hospitalized on December 20.

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Royal watchers started speculating about the Queen’s husband’s health scare. But after four days in the hospital, Prince Philip was released back home to celebrate Christmas with his family. The Palace calmed down all worried fans, saying that the 98-year-old Duke just had a regular checkup scheduled beforehand.

We are glad that Prince Philip is doing fine now!

As for the Norwegian royal family, we want to express our deepest condolences to the monarchs. It’s so sad that kids lost their beloved father. We wish the royals to stay strong and support each other amid this tough period.

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