|Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark Quick Info|
|Date of Birth||May 26, 1968|
Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark is the older son of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark and the heir apparent to the Danish throne. After his mother ascended the throne on January 14, 1972, Frederik became the Crown Prince of Denmark at the age of 3.
Frederik André Henrik Christian
Pingo, Crown Prince of Denmark
Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
Amalienborg Palace, Copenhagen, Denmark
Frederik started his primary education at the prestigious Krebs School in 1974. After leaving in 1981, he studied at the School of Rocks (École des Roches) in France from 1982 to 1983. He attended high school at the Øregård Gymnasium in Copenhagen and graduated in 1986.
He received his master’s degree in Political Science from Aarhus University in 1995; his course included studying at Harvard University for a year (1992-1993).
- Father – Prince Henrik of Denmark (Died in 2018) (Prince Consort of Denmark)
- Mother – Margrethe II of Denmark (Queen of Denmark)
- Siblings – Prince Joachim of Denmark (Younger Brother)
- Others – André de Laborde de Monpezat (Paternal Grandfather), Renée-Yvonne Doursennot (Paternal Grandmother), Frederick IX of Denmark (Maternal Grandfather) (King of Denmark), Ingrid of Sweden (Maternal Grandmother) (Queen Consort of Denmark), Princess Marie of Denmark (Sister-in-law), Prince Nikolai of Denmark (Nephew), Prince Felix of Denmark (Nephew), Prince Henrik of Denmark (Nephew), Princess Athena of Denmark (Niece)
6 ft or 183 cm
71 kg or 156.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Frederik has dated –
- Mie Egmont
- Marie-Louise Aamund (1990-1993)
- Nina Klinker Jorgensen
- Katja Storkholm
- Maria Montell
- Bettina Oedum (1999-2001)
- Mary Donaldson (2000-Present) – Frederick tied the knot with Australian marketing consultant Mary Donaldson on May 14, 2004, at the Copenhagen Cathedral. The couple has 4 kids – Prince Christian Valdemar Henri John (b. October 15, 2005), Princess Isabella Henrietta Ingrid Margrethe (b. April 21, 2007), Prince Vincent Frederik Minik Alexander, and his twin sister Princess Josephine Sophia Ivalo Mathilda (b. January 8, 2011).
Race / Ethnicity
However, his hair has turned salt-and-pepper due to his advancing age.
- Bright smile
- A shark (Insignia of the Navy Corps) tattoo on his right calf and a symbol on his right bicep that references his nickname ‘Pingo’
Frederik was named the brand ambassador of the ‘Ryder Cup’ in 2018.
Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark Facts
- He has a keen interest in scientific research and has co-authored the 2009 book, Polartokt Kongelig (Polar Cruise Royal) which focuses on the challenges of climate change.
- Apart from speaking Danish, Frederik is also fluent in German, French, and English.
- One of his favorite hobbies is sailing. He has competed in numerous sailing competitions around Europe.
- In 2013, Frederik became the first royal member to complete the KMD Ironman Copenhagen triathlon and reached the finish line in 10 hours, 45 minutes and 32 seconds.
- He was elected as a special observer in the National Olympic Committee and Sports Confederation of Denmark in October 2009. After completing his first term in 2017, he extended his term for another 8 years.
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