Det Gule Palæ
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Det gule Palæ, a yellow mansion house on Amaliegade in Copenhagen was designed by the architect Nicolas-Henri Jardin and built in 1764-65. The client was Frederik Bargum, a successful merchant who had made his fortune trading in Africa. Jardin's influence is all …

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The naughty ones from the yellow mansion

Time / Periode 1764
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When the octogenarian Prince Valdemar of Denmark died in 1939 in Det Gule Palæ, he had lived there all his life. He was the youngest child of King Christian IX, and unlike several of his siblings who became heads of state in European countries, he had no such ambitions. In 1886, he was offered the Bulgarian throne, but declined. The Prince had five children, and they were infamous as the naughty ones from the yellow mansion". One year, Prince Erik climbed up the huge Christmas tree at Amalienborg Palace and toppled it. He only escaped being sent to bed because the King intervened on his behalf. "

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The naughty ones from the yellow mansion

When the octogenarian Prince Valdemar of Denmark died in 1939 in Det Gule Palæ, he had lived there…

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