Monarchy of Denmark
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|Queen of Denmark|
|Dronning af Danmark|
since 14 January 1972
|Heir apparent||Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark|
(first king known by name)
|Formation||7th or 8th century|
The Danish Act of Succession created on 27 March 1953 said that descendants from King Christian X and his wife, Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin cannot become king or queen, through approved marriages.
Current members[change | change source]
- The Queen
- The Crown Prince (Prince Frederik, The Queen's elder son)
- The Crown Princess (Princess Mary, The Crown Prince's wife)
- Prince Joachim (The Queen's younger son)
- Princess Marie (Prince Joachim's second wife)
- The Dowager Princess of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg (Princess Benedikte, The Queen's sister)
- The Queen Consort of the Hellenes (Queen Anne-Marie, The Queen's sister)
References[change | change source]
- Berend, Nora (22 November 2007). Christianization and the Rise of Christian Monarchy: Scandinavia, Central Europe and Rus' c.900–1200. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9781139468367 – via Google Books.
- "ICL — Denmark — Succession to the Throne Act". Archived from the original on 30 May 2008. Retrieved 24 June 2008.
- "A Prince and a Princess are born". Archived from the original on 11 January 2011.
- "Kronprinsesse Mary har født". Archived from the original on 17 March 2011.