Monarchy of Denmark
monarchy of the Kingdom of Denmark
The monarchy of Denmark is a constitutional institution and a historic office of the Kingdom of Denmark. The Kingdom includes Denmark and its territories of the Faroe Islands and Greenland.
|Queen of Denmark|
|Dronning af Danmark|
since 14 January 1972
|Heir apparent||Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark|
(first king known by name)
|Formation||7th or 8th century|
Denmark has had absolute primogeniture since 2009.
The Danish Act of Succession created on 27 March 1953 said that descendants from King Christian X and his wife, Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin cannot become king or queen, through approved marriages.
- The Queen
- The Crown Prince (Prince Frederik, The Queen's elder son)
- The Crown Princess (Princess Mary, The Crown Prince's wife)
- Prince Christian (The Crown Prince's elder son)
- Princess Isabella (The Crown Prince's elder daughter)
- Prince Vincent (The Crown Prince's younger son)
- Princess Josephine (The Crown Prince's younger daughter)
- Prince Joachim (The Queen's younger son)
- Princess Marie (Prince Joachim's second wife)
- Prince Nikolai (Prince Joachim's eldest son)
- Prince Felix (Prince Joachim's second son)
- Prince Henrik (Prince Joachim's youngest son)
- Princess Athena (Prince Joachim's daughter)
- The Dowager Princess of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg (Princess Benedikte, The Queen's sister)
- The Queen Consort of the Hellenes (Queen Anne-Marie, The Queen's sister)
- ↑ Berend, Nora (22 November 2007). Christianization and the Rise of Christian Monarchy: Scandinavia, Central Europe and Rus' c.900–1200. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9781139468367 – via Google Books.
- ↑ "ICL — Denmark — Succession to the Throne Act". Archived from the original on 30 May 2008. Retrieved 24 June 2008.
- ↑ "A Prince and a Princess are born". Archived from the original on 11 January 2011.
- ↑ "Kronprinsesse Mary har født". Archived from the original on 17 March 2011.