List of princes of Denmark

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This is a list of Danish princes from the establishment of hereditary monarchy by Frederick III in 1648. Individuals holding the title of prince would usually also be styled "His Royal Highness" (HRH) or "His Highness" (HH).

List of Danish princes since 1648[edit]

Not a Danish prince by birth but created a prince of Denmark
Lost title due to unequal marriage
List of Danish Princes
Name Born Died Royal lineage Notes
Christian
later, Christian V
1646 1699 Son of Frederick III and Sophie Amalie of Brunswick-Lüneburg Reigned 1670–1699.
Married Charlotte Amalie of Hesse-Kassel on 25 June 1667.
Frederick 1651 1652 Son of Frederick III and Sophie Amalie of Brunswick-Lüneburg Died in infancy.
George 1653 1708 Son of Frederick III and Sophie Amalie of Brunswick-Lüneburg Consort of the British monarch from 1702–1708.
Created Duke of Cumberland by his brother-in-law, William III, King of England, Scotland and Ireland.
Married Anne, Queen of Great Britain on 28 July 1683.
Frederick
later, Frederick IV
1671 1730 Son of Christian V and Charlotte Amalie of Hesse-Kassel Reigned 1699-1730.
First Marriage Louise of Mecklenburg-Güstrow on 5 December 1695, widowed in 1721.
Married a second time morganatically by bigamy Elisabeth Helene von Vieregg in 1703, widowed in 1704.
Married a third time morganatically by bigamy Anne Sophie Reventlow in 1712, and again non-morganatically on 4 April 1721.
Christian Vilhelm 1672 1673 Son of Christian V and Charlotte Amalie of Hesse-Kassel Died in infancy.
Christian 1675 1695 Son of Christian V and Charlotte Amalie of Hesse-Kassel Died unmarried.
Charles 1680 1729 Son of Christian V and Charlotte Amalie of Hesse-Kassel Died unmarried.
William 1687 1705 Son of Christian V and Charlotte Amalie of Hesse-Kassel Died unmarried.
William Henry 1689 1700 Grandson of Frederick III and Sophie Amalie of Brunswick-Lüneburg Also a prince of Great Britain by birth.
Created Duke of Gloucester at his christening by his maternal uncle, William III, King of England, Scotland and Ireland.
Died unmarried.
George 1692 1692 Grandson of Frederick III and Sophie Amalie of Brunswick-Lüneburg Also a prince of Great Britain by birth
Died in infancy.
Christian 1697 1698 Son of Frederick IV and Louise of Mecklenburg-Güstrow Died in infancy.
Christian
later, Christian VI
1699 1746 Son of Frederick IV and Louise of Mecklenburg-Güstrow Reigned 1730-1746.
Married Sophie Magdalene of Brandenburg-Kulmbach on 7 August 1721.
Frederik Charles 1701 1702 Son of Frederick IV and Louise of Mecklenburg-Güstrow Died in infancy.
George 1703 1704 Son of Frederick IV and Louise of Mecklenburg-Güstrow Died in infancy.
Frederik Christian 1726 1727 Son of Frederick IV and Anne Sophie Reventlow Died in infancy.
Charles 1728 1729 Son of Frederick IV and Anne Sophie Reventlow Died in infancy.
Frederick
later, Frederick V
1723 1766 Son of Christian VI and Sophie Magdalene of Brandenburg-Kulmbach Reigned 1746-1766.
First Marriage Louise of Great Britain on 11 December 1743, widowed in 1751.
Second Marriage Juliana Maria of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel on 8 July 1752.
Christian 1745 1747 Son of Frederick V and Louise of Great Britain Died in infancy.
Christian
later, Christian VII
1749 1808 Son of Frederick V and Louise of Great Britain Reigned 1766-1808.
Married Caroline Matilda of Great Britain on 8 November 1766, divorced in 1772.
Frederick 1753 1805 Son of Frederick V and Juliana Maria of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel Regent of the Kingdom from 1772 to 1784.
Heir presumptive 1766-1768.
Married Sophia Frederica of Mecklenburg-Schwerin on 21 October 1774.
Frederick
later, Frederick VI
1768 1839 Son of Christian VII Reigned 1808-1839.
Married Marie of Hesse-Kassel on 31 July 1790.
Christian Frederick
later, Christian VIII
1786 1848 Grandson of Frederick V and Juliana Maria of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel Reigned 1839-1848.
First Marriage Charlotte Frederica of Mecklenburg-Schwerin on 21 June 1806, divorced in 1810.
Second Marriage Caroline Amalie of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg on 22 May 1815
Frederick Ferdinand 1792 1863 Grandson of Frederick V and Juliana Maria of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel Heir presumptive from 1848 until his death.
Married Caroline of Denmark on 1 August 1829.
Christian 1791 1791 Son of Frederick VI and Marie of Hesse-Kassel Died in infancy.
Christian 1797 1797 Son of Frederick VI and Marie of Hesse-Kassel Died in infancy.
Frederik Carl Christian
later, Frederick VIII
1808 1863 Son of Christian VIII and Charlotte Frederica of Mecklenburg-Schwerin Reigned 1848-1863.
First Marriage Vilhelmine Marie of Denmark on 1 November 1828, divorced in 1837.
Second Marriage Caroline Mariane of Mecklenburg on 10 June 1841, divorced in 1846.
Married a third time morganatically Louise Rasmussen on 8 August 1850.
Christian
later, Christian IX
1818 1906 Great-grandson of Frederick V and Louise of Great Britain Reigned 1863-1906.
Born a prince of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck later created a prince of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, and finally a prince of Denmark in 1853. Married Louise of Hesse-Kassel on 26 May 1842, widowed in 1898.
Christian Frederik Vilhelm Carl
later, Frederick VIII
1843 1912 Son of Christian IX and Louise of Hesse-Kassel Reigned 1906-1912.
Married Louise of Sweden on 28 July 1869.
Vilhelm
later, George I, King of the Hellenes
1845 1913 Son of Christian IX and Louise of Hesse-Kassel Elected King of the Hellenes in 1863.
Married Olga Constantinovna of Russia on 27 October 1867.
Valdemar 1858 1939 Son of Christian IX and Louise of Hesse-Kassel Married Marie of Orléans on 20 October 1885, widowed in 1909.
Christian Carl Frederik Albert Alexander Vilhelm
later, Christian X
1870 1947 Son of Frederick VIII and Louise of Sweden Reigned 1912-1947.
King of Iceland 1918-1944.
Married Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin on 26 April 1898.
Christian Frederik Carl Georg Valdemar Axel
later, Haakon VII, King of Norway
1872 1957 Son of Frederick VIII and Louise of Sweden Elected King of Norway in 1905.
Married Maud of Wales on 22 July 1896, widowed in 1938.
Harald Christian Frederik 1876 1949 Son of Frederick VIII and Louise of Sweden Married Helena Adelaide of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg on 28 April 1909.
Christian Frederik Vilhelm Valdemar Gustav 1887 1944 Son of Frederick VIII and Louise of Sweden Died unmarried.
Constantine 1868 1923 Grandson of Christian IX and Louise of Hesse-Kassel Also a prince of Greece by birth.
King of the Hellenes from 1913-1917, and again 1920-1922.
Married Sophia of Prussia on 27 October 1889.
George 1869 1957 Grandson of Christian IX and Louise of Hesse-Kassel Also a prince of Greece by birth.
Married Princess Marie Bonaparte on 21 November 1907.
Nicholas 1872 1938 Grandson of Christian IX and Louise of Hesse-Kassel Also a prince of Greece by birth.
Married Elena Vladimirovna of Russia on 29 August 1902.
Andrew 1882 1944 Grandson of Christian IX and Louise of Hesse-Kassel Also a prince of Greece by birth.
Married Alice of Battenberg on 6 October 1903.
Christopher 1888 1940 Grandson of Christian IX and Louise of Hesse-Kassel Also a prince of Greece by birth.
First Marriage Nancy Leeds on 1 February 1920, widowed in 1923.
Second Marriage Françoise of Orléans on 11 February 1929.
Aage Christian Alexander Robert 1887 1940 Grandson of Christian IX and Louise of Hesse-Kassel Lost title upon unequal Marriage to Matilda Calvi dei conti di Bergolo on 1 February 1914. Assumed the title "Count of Rosenborg."
Axel Christian Georg 1888 1964 Grandson of Christian IX and Louise of Hesse-Kassel Married Margaretha of Sweden on 22 May 1919.
Erik Frederik Christian Alexander 1890 1950 Grandson of Christian IX and Louise of Hesse-Kassel Lost title upon unequal Marriage to Lois Frances Booth on 11 February 1924. Assumed the title "Count of Rosenborg."
Viggo Christian Adolf Georg 1893 1970 Grandson of Christian IX and Louise of Hesse-Kassel Lost title upon unequal Marriage to Eleanor Margaret Green on 10 June 1924. Assumed the title "Count of Rosenborg."
Christian Frederik Franz Michael Carl Valdemar Georg
later, Frederick IX
1899 1972 Son of Christian X and Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin Reigned 1947-1972.
Married Ingrid of Sweden on 24 May 1935.
Knud Christian Frederik Michael 1900 1976 Son of Christian X and Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin Married Caroline-Mathilde of Denmark on 8 September 1933.
Alexander Edward Christian Frederik
later, Olav V, King of Norway
1903 1991 Grandson of Frederick VIII and Louise of Sweden Became Crown Prince of Norway in 1905. Reigned as King of Norway from 1957 until his death.
Married Märtha of Sweden on 21 March 1929, widowed in 1954.
Gorm Christian Frederik Hans Harald 1919 1991 Grandson of Frederick VIII and Louise of Sweden Died unmarried.
Oluf Christian Carl Axel 1923 1990 Grandson of Frederick VIII and Louise of Sweden Lost title upon unequal Marriage to Annie Helene Dorrit Puggard-Müller on 4 February 1948, divorced in 1977.
Married a second time Lis Wolf-Jürgensen in 1982, divorced in 1983.
Assumed the title "Count of Rosenborg."
George
later, George II, King of the Hellenes
1890 1947 Great-Grandson of Christian IX and Louise of Hesse-Kassel Also a prince of Greece by birth.
King of the Hellenes from 1922-1924, and again 1935 until his death.
Married Elisabeth of Romania on 27 February 1921, divorced in 1935.
Alexander
later, Alexander I, King of the Hellenes
1893 1920 Great-Grandson of Christian IX and Louise of Hesse-Kassel Also a prince of Greece by birth.
King of the Hellenes from 1917 until his death.
Married Aspasia Manos on 17 November 1919.
Paul
later, Paul I, King of the Hellenes
1901 1964 Great-Grandson of Christian IX and Louise of Hesse-Kassel Also a prince of Greece by birth.
King of the Hellenes from 1947 until his death.
Married Frederica of Hanover on 9 January 1938.
Peter 1908 1980 Great-Grandson of Christian IX and Louise of Hesse-Kassel Also a prince of Greece by birth.
Married Irina Aleksandrovna Ovtchinnikova on 5 June 1941.
Philip
later, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
1921 Great-Grandson of Christian IX and Louise of Hesse-Kassel Also a prince of Greece by birth.
Created Duke of Edinburgh by his father-in-law, George VI, King of the United Kingdom in 1947.
Created a prince of the United Kingdom in 1957.
Married Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom, 20 November 1947.
Michael 1939 Great-Grandson of Christian IX and Louise of Hesse-Kassel Also a prince of Greece by birth.
Married Marina Karella on 7 February 1965.
George Valdemar Carl Axel 1920 1986 Great-Grandson of Christian IX and Louise of Hesse-Kassel Married Anne, Viscountess Anson on 16 September 1950, widowed in 1980.
Flemming Valdemar Carl Axel 1922 2002 Great-Grandson of Christian IX and Louise of Hesse-Kassel Lost title upon unequal Marriage to Alice Ruth Nielsen on 24 May 1949. Assumed the title "Count of Rosenborg."
Henrik Marie Jean André 1934 2018 Husband of Margrethe II Made a prince of Denmark upon his Marriage to Princess Margrethe on 10 June 1967.
Ingolf Christian Frederik Knud Harald Gorm Gustav Viggo Valdemar Aage 1940 Grandson of Christian X and Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin Lost title upon unequal Marriage to Inge Terney on 13 January 1968, widowed in 1996.
Second Marriage Sussie Hjorhøy on 7 March 1998.
Assumed the title "Count of Rosenborg."
Christian Frederik Franz Knud Harald Carl Oluf Gustav Georg Erik 1942 2013 Grandson of Christian X and Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin Lost title upon unequal Marriage to Anne Dorte Maltoft-Nielsen on 27 February 1971.
Assumed the title "Count of Rosenborg."
Constantine
later, Constantine II, King of the Hellenes
1940 Great-great-grandson of Christian IX and Louise of Hesse-Kassel Also a prince of Greece by birth.
King of the Hellenes from 1964-1973.
Married Anne-Marie of Denmark on 18 September 1964.
Frederik André Henrik Christian 1968 Son of Margrethe II and Henri de Laborde de Monpezat Also created Count of Monpezat on 30 April 2008.
Married Mary Donaldson on 14 May 2004.
Joachim Holger Waldemar Christian 1969 Son of Margrethe II and Henri de Laborde de Monpezat Also created Count of Monpezat on 30 April 2008.
First Marriage Alexandra Manley on 18 November 1995, divorced in 2005. Second Marriage Marie Cavallier on 24 May 2008.
Paul 1967 Great-great-great grandson of Christian IX and Louise of Hesse-Kassel & matriline grandson of Frederick IX and Ingrid of Sweden Also a prince of Greece by birth.
Married Marie-Chantal Miller on 1 July 1995.
Nicholas 1969 Great-great-great grandson of Christian IX and Louise of Hesse-Kassel & matriline grandson of Frederick IX and Ingrid of Sweden Also a prince of Greece by birth.
Married Tatiana Blatnik on 25 August 2010.
Philip 1986 Great-great-great grandson of Christian IX and Louise of Hesse-Kassel & matriline grandson of Frederick IX and Ingrid of Sweden Also a prince of Greece by birth.
Christian Valdemar Henri John 2005 Grandson of Margrethe II and Henri de Laborde de Monpezat Also created Count of Monpezat on 30 April 2008.
Vincent Frederik Minik Alexander 2011 Grandson of Margrethe II and Henri de Laborde de Monpezat Also Count of Monpezat by birth.
Nikolai William Alexander Frederik 1999 Grandson of Margrethe II and Henri de Laborde de Monpezat Also created Count of Monpezat on 30 April 2008.
Felix Henrik Valdemar Christian 2002 Grandson of Margrethe II and Henri de Laborde de Monpezat Also created Count of Monpezat on 30 April 2008.
Henrik Carl Joachim Alain 2009 Grandson of Margrethe II and Henri de Laborde de Monpezat Also Count of Monpezat by birth.
Constantine-Alexios 1998 Great-great-great-great grandson of Christian IX and Louise of Hesse-Kassel & matriline great-grandson of Frederick IX and Ingrid of Sweden Also a prince of Greece by birth.
Achileas-Andreas 2000 Great-great-great-great grandson of Christian IX and Louise of Hesse-Kassel & matriline great-grandson of Frederick IX and Ingrid of Sweden Also a prince of Greece by birth.
Odysseus-Kimon 2004 Great-great-great-great grandson of Christian IX and Louise of Hesse-Kassel & matriline great-grandson of Frederick IX and Ingrid of Sweden Also a prince of Greece by birth.
Aristidis-Stavros 2008 Great-great-great-great grandson of Christian IX and Louise of Hesse-Kassel & matriline great-grandson of Frederick IX and Ingrid of Sweden Also a prince of Greece by birth.