Princess Josephine of Denmark
|Countess of Monpezat|
Vincent and Josephine in January 2012
8 January 2011 |
Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
|Father||Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark|
|Mother||Mary, Crown Princess of Denmark|
|Religion||Church of Denmark|
|Danish royal family|
HH Princess Elisabeth
|Extended royal family|
Princess Josephine of Denmark, Countess of Monpezat (Josephine Sophia Ivalo Mathilda; born 8 January 2011), is the fourth and youngest child of Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary, and the seventh grandchild of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark and her husband, Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark. She is the twin sister of Prince Vincent of Denmark. Josephine is fifth in line to the Danish throne, after her father and older siblings, Prince Christian, Princess Isabella, and her elder twin brother.
Birth and early life
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 Princess Marie of Denmark (paternal aunt), Patricia Bailey (maternal aunt), Prince Carlo, Duke of Castro, Count Bendt Wedell, Birgitte Handwerk, and Crown Princess Mary's Australian friend, Josephine Rechner.
On 3 August 2014, during the family's official visit to Greenland, Josephine, her parents and siblings, took part in a tree planting in Qaqortoq's new poplar grove, Ivalos og Miniks Poppellund, named after Josephine and her brother who are known by their Greenlandic middle names in Greenland.
Titles and styles
Honours and decorations
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- 14 January 2012: Commemorative Ruby Jubilee Medal of Her Majesty The Queen
- 16 April 2015: Commemorative 75th Birthday Medal of Her Majesty The Queen
- Kongehuset – Aktuelt – Nyheder. Kongehuset.dk (21 May 2010). Retrieved on 15 April 2011.
- TRH The Crown Prince Couple – A Prince and a Princess are born. Kronprinsparret.dk (8 January 2011). Retrieved on 15 April 2011.
- TV 2 Nyhederne – Live. Nyhederne.tv2.dk. Retrieved on 15 April 2011.
- "Godfathers and Godmothers to the Prince and Princess". Kronprinsparret.dk. 14 April 2011. Retrieved 14 April 2011.
- "TRÆPLANTNING I QAQORTOQ". Kongehuset.dk. 3 August 2014. Retrieved 6 August 2014.
- "Billedgalleri fra Qaqortoq: Kronprinsfamilien fik træer". sermitsiaq.ag. 3 August 2014. Retrieved 6 August 2014.
- "Her Royal Highness Princess Josephine". Danish Royal Court. Retrieved 22 December 2013.
Princess Josephine of DenmarkBorn: 8 January 2011
|Lines of succession|
Prince Vincent of Denmark
|Line of succession to the Danish throne
Prince Joachim of Denmark
Princess Isabella of Denmark
|Line of succession to the British throne
descended from Arthur, son of Victoria