prince-richard-of-swbIt was announced by the Danish royal court that His Serene Highness Prince Richard of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg — husband of Her Royal Highness Princess Benedikte of Denmark — had an operation this morning for “…an aorta aneurysm…”  

The emergency surgery took place at the Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen and was performed by Dr. Ulf Helgstrand.  At this time Prince Richard is recovering and will remain in the hospital for the next few days.