DENMARK: Iced In

Denmark's elongated King, Christian X, dislikes hitches. Things can never run too smoothly to suit the precise mind of the six-foot-five-inch ruler, and yet recently a number of annoying little accidents have happened to His Majesty. A fat Frenchman fell over his feet in the theatre at Cannes (TIME, Feb. 25). He paid a State Visit to Madrid, only to have the Queen-Mother of Spain die suddenly (TIME, Feb. 18). So it has gone. Last week King Christian returned to Denmark from the Riviera, determined that if possible, this voyage should be...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!