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Prince Nikolai
Count of Monpezat

2017 Prince Nikolai 18th BDay 2
Nikolai in 2017
Full name
Nikolai William Alexander Frederik
House Monpezat
Father Prince Joachim of Denmark
Mother Alexandra, Countess of Frederiksborg
Born 28 August 1999 (1999-08-28) (age 19)
Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
Religion Church of Denmark
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Biography



Prince Nikolai of Denmark (Nikolai William Alexander Frederik; born 28 August 1999), is the elder child and son of Prince Joachim of Denmark and and his first wife, Alexandra, Countess of Frederiksborg. He is the first grandchild of Queen Margrethe II and the late Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark.

Nikolai is seventh in the line of succession to the Danish throne.

Early Life

Birth

See Birth of Prince Nikolai of Denmark

Nikolai was born at Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen, Denmark, on 28 August 1999.

Nikolai has one younger sibling: Prince Felix (2002), and two younger half-siblings: Prince Henrik (2009) and Princess Athena (2012).

Christening

See Christening of Prince Nikolai of Denmark

Nikolai was christened on 6 November 1999, in the chapel of Fredensborg Palace. Per Danish tradition, his names were announced for the first time as Nikolai William Alexander Frederik.

Nikolai's godparents are Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark, Nicola Baird, Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, Peter Steenstrup, and Camilla Flint.

Parents' Divorce and Remarriages

When Prince Joachim and Princess Alexandra divorced in 2005, the ex-couple were granted joint custody of Nikolai and Felix.

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.

Confirmation

See Confirmation of Prince Nikolai of Denmark

Nikolai was confirmed on 18 May 2013 in Fredensborg Palace Church in the presence of his immediate family and godparents.

Education

Nikolai attended Krebs School in Copenhagen.

In 2014, he began 10th grade at Herlufsholm School in Næstved and received his upper secondary education there as well.

Public Life

In 2018, it was reported that he was working as a fashion model. He debuted at the 2018 London Fashion Week.

Titles, Styles, and Honours

Titles and Styles

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 Nikolai of Denmark
Born: 28 August 1999
Lines of succession
Preceded by
Prince Joachim of Denmark
Succession to the Danish throne
7th position
Succeeded by
Prince Felix of Denmark
Succession to the British throne
descended from Arthur, son of Victoria
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