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| Prince of Denmark, Count of Monpezat
|Prince Felix on his 9th birthday, July 22, 2011|
|Felix Henrik Valdemar Christian|
|Father||Prince Joachim of Denmark|
|Mother||Alexandra, Countess of Frederiksborg|
|Born|| 22 July 2002 |
Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
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|Danish Royal Family|
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Prince Felix of Denmark, Count of Monpezat (Felix Henrik Valdemar Christian; born 22 July 2002), is the younger son of Prince Joachim of Denmark and his former wife, Alexandra, Countess of Frederiksborg.
As of June 2017, Prince Felix is eighth in the line of succession to the Danish throne.
Prince Felix was born at Rigshospitalet (Copenhagen University Hospital) on 22 July 2002. When his father met the press following the birth, he joked that the baby could be named anything from Ib to Nebukadnesar.
He was christened in Møgeltønder Church in Møgeltønder on 4 October 2002 by the royal vicar Christian Thodberg. His names were revealed to be Felix Henrik Valdemar Christian.
After their divorce, Prince Joachim and Alexandra have joint custody of Prince Felix and his older brother Prince Nikolai.
Prince Felix attended pre-school at the Garnison Church in Copenhagen, and at age six, followed in the footsteps of his father, brother and uncle by attending Krebs School in Copenhagen.
Name and christening
Prince Felix was christened in Møgeltønder church on 4 October 2002. His godparents are Count Christian Ahlefeldt-Laurvig, Oscar Davidsen Siesby, Damian Sibley, his maternal aunt Martina Bent, and Annick Boel.
- Felix is a name his parents liked, that means "Happy and Prosperous."
- Henrik is after his paternal grandfather, Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark.
- Valdemar is a common royal Danish name; his father and his cousin, Prince Christian of Denmark, also have Waldemar/Valdemar as one of their names.
- Christian is a common royal Danish name, as most Kings of Denmark are either Christian or Frederik; it could also be for one of his godparents, Count Christian Ahlefeldt-Laurvig.
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
His official title in Danish is Hans Højhed Prins Felix til Danmark, greve af Monpezat
Honors and decorations
- 11 June 2009: Commemorative 75th Birthday Medal of His Royal Highness The Prince Consort
- 16 April 2010: Commemorative 70th Birthday Medal of Her Majesty The Queen
- 14 January 2012: Commemorative Ruby Jubilee Medal of Her Majesty The Queen
|Ancestors of Prince Felix of Denmark|
Prince Felix of DenmarkBorn: 22 July 2002
|Lines of succession|
Prince Nikolai of Denmark
|Line of succession to the Danish throne|
| Succeeded by|
Prince Henrik of Denmark
|Line of succession to the British throne|
descended from Arthur, son of Victoria
|The generations are numbered from the implementation of hereditary monarchy by Frederick III in 1660.|
|* Christian V * Prince Frederick * Prince George, Duke of Cumberland|
|* Frederick IV * Prince Christian William * Prince Christian * Prince Charles * Prince William * Prince William, Duke of Gloucester * Prince George * Prince Charles|
|* Prince Christian * Christian VI * Prince Frederik Charles * Prince George * Prince Frederik Christian * Prince Charles|
|* Prince Christian * Christian VII * Frederick, Hereditary Prince|
|* Frederick VI * Christian VIII * Ferdinand, Hereditary Prince|
|* Prince Christian * Prince Christian * Frederick VII|
|* Frederick VIII * George I of Greece * Prince Valdemar|
|Christian X Haakon VII of Norway Prince Harald Constantine I of Greece* Prince George* Prince Nicholas* Prince Andrew* Prince Christopher* Prince Gustav Prince Aage** Prince Axel Prince Erik** Prince Viggo**|
|Frederick IX Prince Knud Olav V of Norway Prince Gorm Prince Oluf** George II of Greece* Alexander of Greece* Paul of Greece* Philip, Duke of Edinburgh* Prince Michael* Prince Peter* Prince George Valdemar Prince Flemming Valdemar**|
|Henrik, Prince Consort*** • Prince Ingolf** • Prince Christian** • Constantine II of Greece*|
|Crown Prince Frederik • Prince Joachim • Pavlos, Crown Prince of Greece* • Prince Nikolaos* • Prince Philippos*|
|Prince Nikolai • Prince Felix • Prince Christian • Prince Henrik • Prince Vincent • Prince Constantine Alexios* • Prince Achileas-Andreas* • Prince Odysseas-Kimon* • Prince Aristidis-Stavros*|
|*also a prince of Greece|
**lost his title due to an unequal marriage
***not a Danish prince by birth, but a royal prince consort