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Princess Isabella of Denmark

Danish princess
The basics
About
AKA Isabella Henrietta Ingrid Margrethe
Date of birth Copenhagen, Capital Region of Denmark, Denmark, Kingdom of Denmark
Family
Mother: Mary Crown Princess of Denmark
Brother(s): Prince Christian of Denmark Prince Vincent of Denmark
Father: Frederik Crown Prince of Denmark
The details
Biography

Princess Isabella of Denmark, Countess of Monpezat (Isabella Henrietta Ingrid Margrethe; born 21 April 2007), is the second child and elder daughter of Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary.

She is the fourth grandchild and oldest granddaughter of Queen Margrethe II and her husband, Prince Henrik. She was the first girl born into the Danish royal family since the birth of her grandaunt, Queen Anne-Marie of Greece, in 1946. She is third in the line of succession to the Danish throne, after her father and her older brother, Prince Christian.

Biography

Princess Isabella was born at Rigshospitalet, the Copenhagen University Hospital, in Copenhagen, to Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary. At noon on 22 April, a 21-gun salute was fired from the Sixtus Battery at Holmen Naval Base in Copenhagen and from Kronborg Castle in North Zealand to mark her birth.

Isabella's christening took place on 1 July 2007, at the chapel of Fredensborg Palace. Her name was announced as Isabella Henrietta Ingrid Margrethe, after the Danish queen consort and ancestress Isabella of Austria, the princess's maternal grandmother, paternal great-grandmother, and paternal grandmother respectively. Her godparents were Queen Mathilde of Belgium (then Duchess of Brabant), Princess Alexia of Greece and Denmark, Nadine Johnston, Christian Buchwald, Peter Heering, and Marie Louise Skeel.

Constitutional position and education

On 20 December 2007, as he had done the previous year for Prince Christian, Per Stig Møller, Denmark's Minister for Foreign Affairs, formally wrote and signed a hand-written document confirming Isabella's position as third in the line of succession to the Danish throne. The princess's full name, dates of birth and christening, and the names of her godparents were recorded as dictated by the Royal Law of 1799.

On 13 August 2013, Isabella started school at Tranegårdsskolen in Gentofte, the same public school as her older brother.

Titles and styles

Royal monogram

Isabella is styled as Her Royal Highness Princess Isabella of Denmark, Countess of Monpezat. She has been Princess of Denmark since birth and Countess of Monpezat since 29 April 2008, when Queen Margrethe granted the title to her male-line descendants.

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