Prince Joachim of Denmark

Danish prince (born 1969)

Prince Joachim of Denmark, Count of Monpezat, RE, SKmd (Danish pronunciation: [ˈjoːæˌkʰim]; Joachim Holger Waldemar Christian; born 7 June 1969) is a member of the Danish royal family.

Prince Joachim
Count of Monpezat
Born (1969-06-07) 7 June 1969 (age 54)
Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Kingdom of Denmark
Full name
Danish: Joachim Holger Waldemar Christian
HouseGlucksburg (cognatic) Monpezat (agnatic)
FatherHenri de Laborde de Monpezat
MotherMargrethe II of Denmark
ReligionChurch of Denmark
OccupationMilitary Attaché, Royal Danish Embassy in France, Special expert at Danish Defence[1]

Prince Joachim was born in Rigshospitalet at Copenhagen, He is the younger son of Queen Margrethe II. He is currently sixth in the line of succession to the Danish throne.

Prince Joachim first married Alexandra Manley in 1995. They have two sons, Count Nikolai and Count Felix. They divorced in 2005. Prince Joachim married Marie Cavalier in 2008. They had two children: Count Henrik and Countess Athena.

Titles and Styles

7 June 1969-29 April 2008: His Royal Highness Prince Joachim Holger Waldemar Christian of Denmark

29 April 2008-present: His Royal Highness Prince Joachim Holger Waldemar Christian of Denmark, Count of Monpezat

References Edit

  1. Defence Command (30 October 2015). "H.R.H. Prince Joachim Assumes Post at the Danish Defence". (in Danish). Archived from the original on 7 November 2017. Retrieved 3 November 2017.