Prince Henrik of Denmark

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For his grandfather, see Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark.
Prince Henrik
Count of Monpezat
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Prince Henrik in 2016.
Born (2009-05-04) 4 May 2009 (age 7)
Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
Full name
Henrik Carl Joachim Alain
Father Prince Joachim of Denmark
Mother Princess Marie of Denmark
Religion Church of Denmark

Prince Henrik of Denmark, Count of Monpezat (Henrik Carl Joachim Alain; born 4 May 2009), is the third and youngest son of Prince Joachim and the only son of his second wife, Princess Marie.

As of March 2017, Henrik is ninth in the line of succession to the Danish throne.

Biography[edit]

Prince Henrik was born in 4 May 2009 at Rigshospitalet the Copenhagen University Hospital in Copenhagen. [1]

Henrik has two older half-brothers from his father's first marriage, Prince Nikolai and Prince Felix, and a younger sister Princess Athena.

As with his brothers and cousins, his names were not revealed until his christening, which took place on 26 July 2009 at the Møgeltønder Church, where older brother Felix was also christened.[2] At his christening he was named Henrik Carl Joachim Alain[3] after his paternal grandfather; his father and his maternal grandfather. Henrik's second name, Carl, is possibly after his last surviving great-granduncle, Count Carl Johan Bernadotte (1916-2012), who attended his christening.[4]

His godparents are the Crown Princess of Denmark (paternal aunt), Charles Cavallier and Benjamin Grandet (maternal uncles) Britt Davidsen Siesbye and Christian Scherfig.[5]

On 11 August 2015, he started school at Sct. Joseph Søstrenes Skole – a Catholic private school in Ordrup.[6]

Titles and styles[edit]

Henrik is styled as His Highness Prince Henrik of Denmark, Count of Monpezat.[7]

Ancestry[edit]

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Prince Henrik of Denmark
Born: 4 May 2009
Lines of succession
Preceded by
Prince Felix of Denmark
Line of succession to the Danish throne
9th position
Succeeded by
Princess Athena of Denmark
Line of succession to the British throne
descended from Arthur, son of Victoria