Sunday, January 25, 2015

Breaking: Johan Ferner has died

Johan Ferner was born 27 July 1927 as the son of  Ferner Jacobsen (1885–1964), and  Ragnhild Olsen (1889–1966) {Source}.

He was married twice. His first marriage was from January 1953-1956 to Ingeborg 'Bitte' Hesselberg-Meyer, with whom he had no children. He married for a second time to Princess Astrid of Norway on 12 January 1961 {Source}. With Princess Astrid, he has the following children and grandchildren{Source}:

  1. Cathrine Ferner (1962)
    1. Sebastian Ferner Johansen (1990)
    2. Madeleine Ferner Johansen (1993)
  2. Benedikte Ferner (1963)
  3. Alexander Ferner (1965)
    1. Edward Ferner (1996).
    2. Stella Ferner (1998)
  4. Elisabeth Ferner (1969)
    1. Banjamin Ferner Beckmann (1999)
  5. Carl Christoam Ferner (1972)
He was decorated with the award of the Olympic Silver Medal (in 6m sailing) in 1952 at the Olympic Games in Finland {Source}.

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