Princess Josephine of Denmark

Danish princess, youngest child of Frederik X of Denmark and Queen Mary

Princess Josephine of Denmark, Countess of Monpezat[1] (Josephine Sophia Ivalo Mathilda; born 8 January 2011) is a member of the Danish royal family. She is the fourth and youngest child of King Frederik X and Queen Mary of Denmark, and the seventh grandchild of Queen Margrethe II and the late Prince Henrik. She is the twin sister of Prince Vincent. Josephine is fourth in line to the Danish throne, after her father and older siblings, Prince Christian, Princess Isabella, and her elder twin brother.

Princess Josephine
Countess of Monpezat
Princess Josephine in 2023
Born (2011-01-08) 8 January 2011 (age 13)
Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
Full name
Josephine Sophia Ivalo Mathilda
HouseGlücksburg (official)
Monpezat (agnatic)
FatherFrederik X
MotherMary Donaldson
ReligionChurch of Denmark

Birth and christening


Josephine was born at Rigshospitalet, the Copenhagen University Hospital, in Copenhagen, 26 minutes after her twin brother.[2][3]

Josephine and Vincent were christened on 14 April 2011, at the chapel of the Church of Holmen. The Princess's name was announced as Josephine Sophia Ivalo Mathilda. Her godparents are her paternal aunt, Princess Marie of Denmark; her maternal aunt, Patricia Bailey; as well as her parents' friends Prince Carlo, Duke of Castro, Count Bendt Wedell, Birgitte Handwerk and Josephine Rechner.[4]

Titles and styles and Honor

Royal Monogram of Princess Josephine of Denmark

8 January 2011 Her Royal Highness Princess Josephine of Denmark, Countess of Monpezat.[5]

National Honor

-Knight of the Order of the Elephant (R.E.) (14 January 2024)

Medals and Decorations

-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)


  1. Kongehuset – Aktuelt – Nyheder Archived 19 April 2011 at the Wayback Machine. (21 May 2010). Retrieved on 15 April 2011.
  2. TRH The Crown Prince Couple – A Prince and a Princess are born Archived 11 January 2011 at the Wayback Machine. (8 January 2011). Retrieved on 15 April 2011.
  3. TV 2 Nyhederne – Live Archived 17 March 2011 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved on 15 April 2011.
  4. "Godfathers and Godmothers to the Prince and Princess". 14 April 2011. Archived from the original on 29 September 2015. Retrieved 14 April 2011.
  5. "Her Royal Highness Princess Josephine". Danish Royal Court. Archived from the original on 20 February 2014. Retrieved 22 December 2013.

Other websites

Princess Josephine of Denmark
Born: 8 January 2011
Lines of succession
Preceded by
Prince Vincent of Denmark
Line of succession to the Danish throne
5th position
Succeeded by
Prince Joachim of Denmark