Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark

heir apparent to the throne of Denmark

Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark, Count of Monpezat, RE, SKmd (Danish pronunciation: [ˈfʁæðˀʁæɡ]; born 26 May 1968) is the heir apparent to the throne of Denmark. Frederik is the elder son of Queen Margrethe II and the late Henrik, Prince Consort.

Crown Prince of Denmark
Count of Monpezat
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Crown Prince Frederik in March 2014
Born (1968-05-26) 26 May 1968 (age 53)
Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
Mary Donaldson (m. 2004)
Full name
Frederik André Henrik Christian
HouseGlücksburg (matrilineally)
Monpezat (patrilineally)
FatherHenri de Laborde de Monpezat
MotherMargrethe II of Denmark
ReligionChurch of Denmark
Military career
Allegiance Denmark
Service/branch Royal Danish Army
 Royal Danish Navy
Years of service1986–present
RankMajor General (Army)
Major General (Air Force)
Rear Admiral (Navy)
UnitRoyal Life Guard
Guard Hussar Regiment
Danish Frogmen Corps

Titles and stylesEdit

  • 26 May 1968 – 14 January 1972: His Royal Highness Prince Frederik of Denmark
  • 14 January 1972 – 29 April 2008: His Royal Highness The Crown Prince of Denmark
  • 29 April 2008 – present: His Royal Highness The Crown Prince of Denmark, Count of Monpezat[2][3]

His official title in Danish is Hans Kongelige Højhed Kronprins Frederik til Danmark, Greve af Monpezat (His Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark, Count of Monpezat).

Symbols of Crown Prince FrederikEdit


  1. Hello!. "Biography: Prince Frederik". Retrieved 26 June 2017.
  2. (in Danish) Kongehuset – Aktuelt – Nyheder Archived 3 June 2011 at the Wayback Machine
  3. "The Crown Prince". Official website of the Danish Monarchy. Archived from the original on 26 March 2015. Retrieved 3 April 2015.

Other websitesEdit

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