Author and former spouse of Norwegian princess, Ari Behn, commits suicide

Author and former spouse of Norwegian princess, Ari Behn, commits suicide
Author and former spouse of Norwegian princess, Ari Behn, commits suicide

Thank you for reading the news about Author and former spouse of Norwegian princess, Ari Behn, commits suicide and now with the details

Aden - Yasmine El Tohamy - Behn published his first book in 1999.

Norwegian author Ari Behn, who was previously married to the country's Princess Maertha Louise, died on Wednesday aged 47, his manager told AFP, saying he had committed suicide.

"It is with great sadness in our hearts that I on behalf of the very closest relatives of Ari Behn must announce that he took his own life today," Behn's manager Geir Hakonsund said in an email to AFP.

Behn published his first book in 1999, a collection of short stories whose English translation is "Sad as hell".

He rose to public prominence in 2002 after marrying the Norwegian royal Maertha Louise, and they wrote a book about their wedding with the title "From heart to heart".

The couple had three daughters together before announcing their divorce in August 2016.

Friends and public figures expressed their condolences on Wednesday, including Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg and the royal family.

"Ari was an important part of our family for many years, and we carry warm and good memories of him with us," the Royal House of Norway said in a statement.

Behn also wrote several novels and plays, and in 2018 published his last book, "Inferno," in which he detailed his struggle with mental health issues.

These were the details of the news Author and former spouse of Norwegian princess, Ari Behn, commits suicide for this day. We hope that we have succeeded by giving you the full details and information. To follow all our news, you can subscribe to the alerts system or to one of our different systems to provide you with all that is new.

It is also worth noting that the original news has been published and is available at Khaleej Times and the editorial team at AlKhaleej Today has confirmed it and it has been modified, and it may have been completely transferred or quoted from it and you can read and follow this news from its main source.

PREV Jimmy Lai: The Hong Kong media tycoon that China loathes
NEXT British MP Craig Whittaker accused of racism after blaming Muslims and minorities for new coronavirus lockdown