Prince Consort of Denmark Visits BKP Hospital

Recently, Prince Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark, went to Bangkok Hospital Phuket (BKP) to offer thanks to the hospital that had helped Danish tsunami victims in 2004. The prince was warmly welcomed by the hospital’s executives and staff.

Apart from these, the prince also visited the Tsunami Gallery in the area of the hospital. All the information in the exhibition was translated to the prince by Dr Kongkiat Kespechara, the Hospital Director. Before leaving the gallery, the prince also signed his name in the Gallery visiting book.

The tsunami attacked the regions of South East Asia, South Asia and South Africa in 2004. In Thailand there were 6 Andaman provinces hit by the tidal waves and 1,307 victims of 51 nationalities were sent to be treated at Bangkok Phuket Hospital, 21 of them were Danish.

Prince Henrik, the Prince Consort of Denmark, was born on June 11th, 1943 in Talence, Gironde, France. He was the son of Count Andre de Laborde de Monpezat. He married Princess Margrethe who later became Queen Margrethe II of Denmark on June 10th, 1967. The queen and the prince consort have 2 children.

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