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|Athena Marguerite Françoise Marie|
|House||House of Monpezat|
|Father||Prince Joachim of Denmark|
|Mother||Princess Marie of Denmark|
|Born|| 24 January 2012 ( 5 years) |
Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
|Danish Royal Family|
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.
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.
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:
- Gregory Grandet, her maternal uncle.
- Edouard Cavallier, her maternal uncle.
- Carina Axelsson, long-term girlfriend of Gustav, Hereditary Prince of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg, her father's cousin.
- Julie Mirabaud, old school-friend of her mother.
- Diego de Lavandeyra, friend of her mother.
- Henriette Steenstrup, friend of her parents.
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