Christian, Crown Prince of Denmark

eldest child of Frederik X of Denmark and Queen Mary
(Redirected from Prince Christian of Denmark)

Christian, Crown Prince of Denmark, Count of Monpezat (Christian Valdemar Henri John; born 15 October 2005) is a member of the Danish royal family. He is the oldest child of King Frederik X and Queen Mary.[1] He is a grandson of Queen Margrethe II. He is first in the line of succession to the Monarchy of Denmark.[2]

Crown Prince of Denmark
Christian in 2021
Born (2005-10-15) 15 October 2005 (age 18)
Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
Full name
Christian Valdemar Henri John
HouseGlücksburg (official)
Monpezat (agnatic)
FatherFrederik X
MotherMary Donaldson
ReligionChurch of Denmark

References change

  1. Horswill, Ian. "Crown Princess Mary's son Prince Christian turns eight years of age". Courier Mail Brisbane - 16 October 2013. Retrieved 21 February 2017. Prince Christian, the eldest of four children - Princess Isabella, aged six; and twins Prince Vincent and Princess Josephine, two - is the first member of the Danish Royal Family to attend a public state school.
  2. "HRH Prince Christian's confirmation". Danish royal family. Retrieved 15 May 2021.

Titles, Styles and Honors


15 October 2005-29 April 2008: His Royal Highness Prince Christian of Denmark

29 April 2008-14 January 2024 His Royal Highness Prince Christian of Denmark, Count of Monpezat

14 January 2024-present His Royal Highness The Crown Prince of Denmark, Count of Monpezat


National Honors

Orders and Appointments

-Knight of the Order of the Elephant (R.E.) (15 October 2023)

Medals and Decorations

-Prince Henrik's 75th Birthday Medal (11 June 2009)

-Queen Margrethe II's 70th Birthday Medal (16 April 2010)

-Queen Margrethe II's Ruby Jubilee Medal (14 January 2012)

-Queen Margrethe II's 75th Birthday Medal (16 April 2015)

-Queen Margrethe II and Prince Henrik's Golden Wedding Anniversary Medal (10 June 2017)

-Prince Henrik's Memorial Medal (11 June 2018)

-Queen Margrethe II's 80th Birthday Medal (16 April 2020)

-Queen Margrethe II's Golden Jubilee Medal (14 January 2022)

Foreign Honor


-Grand Cross of the Order of Saint Olav (15 October 2023)