Haakon Lorentzen

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Haakon Lorentzen
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Born (1954-08-23) 23 August 1954 (age 62)
Rikshospitalet,[1] Oslo, Norway
Spouse(s) Martha Carvalho de Freitas (m. 1982)
Children Olav Alexander Lorentzen
Christian Frederik Lorentzen
Sophia Anne Lorentzen
Parent(s) Erling Sven Lorentzen
Princess Ragnhild of Norway

Haakon Lorentzen (born 23 August 1954) is the son of Norwegian businessman Erling Sven Lorentzen (of the Lorentzen family) and Princess Ragnhild, the older sister of King Harald V and Princess Astrid.

Lorentzen is the oldest grandchild of King Olav V, and was born during the reign of his great-grandfather, King Haakon VII.

Lorentzen served in the military in Norway, and lived in Norway for a period during the 1980s.

He is a businessman in Brazil, director of the Grupo Lorentzen, accionists of Aracruz Celulose.

In Rio de Janeiro, on 14 April 1982, Lorentzen married Martha Carvalho de Freitas (born in Rio de Janeiro, 5 April 1958).[2]

Their children are:

  • Olav Alexander Lorentzen (b. Rio de Janeiro, 11 July 1985).
  • Christian Frederik Lorentzen (b. Rio de Janeiro, 23 May 1988).
  • Sophia Anne Lorentzen (b. Rio de Janeiro, 28 June 1994).

Previously ineligible due to his marriage to a Roman Catholic, Lorentzen was reinstated to the British line of succession on 26 March 2015 with the successful passing of the Succession to the Crown Act 2013.

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Preceded by
Emma Behn
Line of succession to the British throne
great-grandson of Maud of Wales, daughter of Edward VII
Succeeded by
Olav Lorentzen