Prince Frederik: biography and latest news!

  • Occupation : Royal Highness
  • Sign : Gemini
  • Date of birth: Sunday, May 26, 1968 (age: 52 years old)
  • Country : Denmark

Frederik from Denmark was born on May 26, 1968. Eldest son of Margrethe of Denmark and Henrik of Denmark, he is the crown prince of the throne. He has a younger brother, Joachim, born in 1969. He had a brilliant education, notably at the prestigious École des Roches in Verneuil-sur-Avre, France, then at Harvard University and finally at the University of Aarhus, from which he graduated in political science.

Parallel to his university training, Frederik of Denmark completed his classes in several elite regiments of the Danish Army, in the Queen’s Regiment and the Guard Hussars Regiment as well as in the Navy. A polyglot, Frederik of Denmark is a man of modern ideas, particularly committed to environmental causes. He has participated in several publications on the subject. In 2009, he published a book on climate change and wrote the preface to a book on global warming in Greenland.

A sports enthusiast, particularly sailing, he participates several times in the European and World Sailing Championships and is a member of the International Olympic Committee. His foundation, Crown Prince Frederik, sponsors scientific research and sports activities of a social nature.

On the private side, on May 14, 2004, he married Mary Donaldson, with whom he has four children; Christian (born in October 2005), Isabella (born in April 2007), Vincent and Josephine (born in January 2011).