Princess Josephine of Denmark

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Princess Josephine
Countess of Monpezat
Princess Josephine in 2023
Born (2011-01-08) 8 January 2011 (age 12)
Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
Full name
Josephine Sophia Ivalo Mathilda
HouseGlucksburg (official) Monpezat (agnatic)
FatherFrederik, Crown Prince of Denmark
MotherMary Donaldson
ReligionChurch of Denmark

Princess Josephine of Denmark, Countess of Monpezat[1] (Josephine Sophia Ivalo Mathilda; born 8 January 2011) is a member of the Danish royal family. She 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 the late Prince Henrik. She is the twin sister of Prince Vincent. 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 christening[change | change source]

Josephine was born at Rigshospitalet, the Copenhagen University Hospital, in Copenhagen, 26 minutes after her twin brother.[2][3]

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 her paternal aunt, Princess Marie of Denmark; her maternal aunt, Patricia Bailey; as well as her parents' friends Prince Carlo, Duke of Castro, Count Bendt Wedell, Birgitte Handwerk and Josephine Rechner.[4]

Titles and styles[change | change source]

Royal Monogram of Princess Josephine of Denmark

8 January 2011 Her Royal Highness Princess Josephine Sophia Ivalo Mathilda of Denmark, Countess of Monpezat.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. Kongehuset – Aktuelt – Nyheder Archived 19 April 2011 at the Wayback Machine. (21 May 2010). Retrieved on 15 April 2011.
  2. TRH The Crown Prince Couple – A Prince and a Princess are born Archived 11 January 2011 at the Wayback Machine. (8 January 2011). Retrieved on 15 April 2011.
  3. TV 2 Nyhederne – Live Archived 17 March 2011 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved on 15 April 2011.
  4. "Godfathers and Godmothers to the Prince and Princess". 14 April 2011. Archived from the original on 29 September 2015. Retrieved 14 April 2011.
  5. "Her Royal Highness Princess Josephine". Danish Royal Court. Retrieved 22 December 2013.

Other websites[change | change source]

Princess Josephine of Denmark
Born: 8 January 2011
Lines of succession
Preceded by
Prince Vincent of Denmark
Line of succession to the Danish throne
5th position
Succeeded by
Prince Joachim of Denmark