Born Frederik André Henrik Christian on 26th May 1968 at Rigshospitalet the Copenhagen University Hospital in Copenhagen, Denmark to Their Royal Highnesses Prince Henrik and Princess Margrethe of Denmark.
He was christened on 24th June 1968, at Holmen Church, in Copenhagen. His godparents Count Etienne de Laborde de Monpezat; Her Majesty Anne Marie, The Queen of Greece; His Highness Prince Georg of Denmark; Her Royal Highness Joséphine-Charlotte, The Grand Duchess of Luxembourg; Baron Christian de Watteville-Berckheim and Birgitta Juel Hillingsø.
He was confirmed in Fredensborg Palace Chapel on 28 May 1981.
Margrethe II, The Queen of Denmark
Prince Henrik of Denmark
Prince Joachim of Denmark born (Joachim Holger Waldemar Christian) 7th June 1969 at Rigshospitalet the Copenhagen University Hospital in Copenhagen.
1974 – 1976; He studied as a private pupil at Amalienborg Palace, Copenhagen.
1976 – 1981; He studied at Krebs’ Skole, in Copenhagen.
1982 – 1983; He was a boarder and studied at École des Roches in Normandy, France.
1983 – 1986; He studied and graduated from the upper secondary school of Øregaard Gymnasium.
1989 – 1995; He studied at the University of Aarhus and graduated with a MSc (political science). He studied abroad from 1992-1993 in Harvard University.
He speaks Danish, French, German and English.
His became engaged to Mary Donaldson on 8th October 2003.
The couple married on 14th May 2004 in the Copenhagen Cathedral in Copenhagen, Denmark. They have four children.
Prince Christian of Denmark, Count of Monpezat born (Christian Valdemar Henri John) on 15th October 2005 in Rigshospitalet, the Copenhagen University Hospital, in Copenhagen.
Princess Isabella of Denmark, Countess of Monpezat born (Isabella Henrietta Ingrid Margrethe) on 21st October 2007 in Rigshospitalet, the Copenhagen University Hospital, in Copenhagen.
Prince Vincent of Denmark, Count of Monpezat (Vincent Frederik Minik Alexander) on 8th January 2011 in Rigshospitalet, the Copenhagen University Hospital, in Copenhagen.
Princess Josephine of Denmark, Countess of Monpezat (Josephine Sophia Ivalo Mathilda) on 8th January 2011 in Rigshospitalet, the Copenhagen University Hospital, in Copenhagen.
26th May 1968 – 14th January 1972; His Royal Highness Prince Frederik of Denmark.
14th January 1972 – 29th April 2008; His Royal Highness Frederik, The Crown Prince of Denmark.
29th April 2008 – present; His Royal Highness Frederik, The Crown Prince of Denmark, Count of Monpezat.
Line of Succession
Margrethe, The Queen of Denmark
- Frederik, The Crown Prince of Denmark
- Prince Christian of Denmark
- Princess Isabella of Denmark
- Prince Vincent of Denmark
- Princess Josephine of Denmark
- Prince Joachim of Denmark
- Prince Nikolai of Denmark
- Prince Felix of Denmark
- Prince Henrik of Denmark
- Princess Athena of Denmark
- Princess Benedikte
- Princess Elisabeth