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Felix
Prince of Denmark
Count of Monpezat

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Felix in 2017
Full name
Felix Henrik Valdemar Christian
House Monpezat
Father Prince Joachim of Denmark
Mother Alexandra, Countess of Frederiksborg
Born 22 July 2002 (2002-07-22) (age 16)
Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
Religion Church of Denmark (Lutheran)
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Biography



Prince Felix of Denmark (Felix Henrik Valdemar Christian; born 22 July 2002), is the younger son and child of Prince Joachim of Denmark and and his first wife, Alexandra, Countess of Frederiksborg. He is the second grandchild of Margrethe II of Denmark and the late Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark.

Felix is eighth in the line of succession to the Danish throne.

Early Life

Birth

See Birth of Prince Felix of Denmark

Felix was born at Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen, Denmark, on 22 July 2002.

Felix has one older sibling: Prince Nikolai (1999), and two younger half-siblings: Prince Henrik (2009) and Princess Athena (2012).

Christening

See Christening of Prince Felix of Denmark

Felix was christened on 4 October 2002, at Møgeltønder Church in Møgeltønder. Per Danish tradition, his names were announced for the first time as Felix Henrik Valdemar Christian.

At the christening, the musical work Dåbens Pagt, composed by Frederik Magle and dedicated to Felix, was given its first performance.

Felix's godparents are Count Christian Ahlefeldt-Laurvig, Martina Bent, Oscar Davidsen Siesbye, Damian Sibley, and Annick Boel.

Parents' Divorce and Remarriages

When Prince Joachim and Princess Alexandra divorced in 2005, they were granted joint custody of Felix and Nikolai.

In 2007, Alexandra remarried to Martin Jørgensen. The marriage ended in divorce in 2015. In 2008, Joachim remarried to Marie Cavallier, and the marriage produced to children, Henrik and Athena.

Education

Felix attended pre-school at the Garnison Sogns Menigheds Børnehave in Copenhagen.

In 2008, Felix began school at Krebs' Skole, also in Copenhagen.

Titles, Styles, and Honours

Titles and Styles

  • 22 July 2002 - 29 April 2008: His Highness Prince Felix of Denmark
  • 29 April 2008 - present: His Highness Prince Felix of Denmark, Count of Monpezat
    On 29 April 2008, Margrethe II granted the title of Count of Monpezat to her male-line descendants.

Honours

Medals
  • Denmark 11 June 2009: Commemorative 75th Birthday Medal of His Royal Highness The Prince Consort
  • Denmark 16 April 2010: Commemorative 70th Birthday Medal of Her Majesty The Queen
  • Denmark 14 January 2012: Commemorative Ruby Jubilee Medal of Her Majesty The Queen
  • Denmark 16 April 2015: Commemorative 75th Birthday Medal of Her Majesty The Queen

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Prince Felix of Denmark
Born: 22 July 2002
Lines of succession
Preceded by
Prince Nikolai of Denmark
Succession to the Danish throne
8th position
Succeeded by
Prince Henrik of Denmark
Succession to the British throne
descended from Arthur, son of Victoria
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