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Princess Athena
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Full name
Athena Marguerite Françoise Marie
House House of Monpezat
Father Prince Joachim of Denmark
Mother Princess Marie of Denmark
Born 24 January 2012(2012-01-24) (&&&&&&&&&&&020345 years)
Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark

Princess Athena Marguerite Françoise Marie of Denmark, Countess of Monpezat (Danish: Prinsesse Athena Marguerite Françoise Marie til Danmark, komtesse af Monpezat; born 24 January 2012) is a Danish princess and a member of the Danish Royal Family.

As of August 2017, Princess Athena is tenth in the line of succession to the Danish throne.

Early lifeEdit

Princess Athena is the fourth and youngest child and only daughter of Prince Joachim. The princess is Joachim's second child with his second wife, Princess Marie of Denmark. The infant princess was born on 8:27am at Rigshospitalet (Copenhagen University Hospital) weighing 2930 grams and 49 cm long.

The princess has two older half-brothers from her father's first marriage, Prince Nikolai and Prince Felix, and an older full brother, Prince Henrik.

ChristeningEdit

See Christening of Princess Athena of Denmark

As with her older brothers and cousins, her names were not revealed until her christening, which took place on 20 May 2012 at the Møgeltønder Church, where her older brothers Felix and Henrik were also christened.

At her christening, she was given the names Athena Marguerite Françoise Marie.

  • Athena - the name of the Greek goddess of wisdom
  • Marguerite - the French spelling of her paternal grandmother, Queen Margrethe II's name
  • Françoise - the name of her maternal grandmother, Françoise Grassiot.
  • Marie - her mother's name

Her godparents are:

Titles, styles, honours and armsEdit

Titles and stylesEdit

  • 24 January 2012 – present: Her Highness Princess Athena of Denmark, Countess of Monpezat

Her official title in Danish is Hendes Højhed Prinsesse Athena til Danmark, Komtesse af Monpezat

ReferencesEdit

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