Mary, Crown Princess of Denmark

wife of Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark

Mary, Crown Princess of Denmark, Countess of Monpezat, R.E. (born Mary Elizabeth Donaldson; 5 February 1972) is the wife of Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark. Frederik is the heir apparent to the throne, which means that should he succeed, Mary will automatically become Queen consort of Denmark.

Crown Princess of Denmark
Countess of Monpezat
Mary in 2018
BornMary Elizabeth Donaldson
(1972-02-05) 5 February 1972 (age 51)
Queen Alexandra Hospital, Battery Point, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
HouseGlucksburg (official) Monpezat (agnatic)
FatherJohn Dalgleish Donaldson
MotherHenrietta Clark Horne
ReligionChurch of Denmark (Lutheran)
prev. Presbyterian
Allegiance Kingdom of Denmark
Service/branch Home Guard
Years of service2008–present

Early life Edit

Mary Elizabeth Donaldson was born in Queen Alexandria Hospital in Hobart, Tasmania. She is the youngest daughter of John Dalgleish Donaldson, a professor of applied mathematics, and Henrietta Clark Donaldson. Her parents were Scots. She has two sisters and one brother. She graduated from University of Tasmania in 1994 with a bachelor's degree in Commerce and Law.[2]

On May 14, 2004, Mary and Prince Frederik of Denmark were married in Copenhagen Cathedral. They have four children: Prince Christian, Princess Isabella, Prince Vincent, and Princess Josephine. The Crown Prince Couple live both in Frederik VIII’s Palace at Amalienborg and in the Chancellery House at Fredensborg Palace.[2]

Titles and Styles

5 February 1972-14 May 2004: Miss Mary Elizabeth Donaldson

14 May 2004-29 April 2008: Her Royal Highness The Crown Princess of Denmark

29 April 2008: Her Royal Highness The Crown Princess of Denmark, Countess of Monpezat

References Edit

  1. "H.K.H. Kronprinsessen udnævnt til kaptajn" [H.K.H. The Crown Princess appointed captain]. (in Danish). 31 March 2019. Retrieved 3 April 2019.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Crown Princess Mary". The Danish Monarchy. Archived from the original on 2013-09-30. Retrieved 2013-10-13.

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