HRH The Crown Prince

Christian Valdemar Henri John, His Royal Highness The Crown Prince, Prince of Denmark, Count of Monpezat, is the son of TM The King and The Queen.

Prince of Denmark
The Crown Prince is included in the order of succession to the Throne after HM The King.

Born
The Crown Prince was born on 15 October 2005 at Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen.

Christening and confirmation
The Crown Prince was christened in Christiansborg Palace Chapel on 21 January 2006 and was confirmed in Fredensborg Palace Chapel on 15 May 2021. 

Residence
The Crown Prince lives with his family at Amalienborg Palace in Copenhagen and in the Chancellery House at Fredensborg Palace.

The Crown Prince's confirmation. Photo: Keld Navntoft, Ritzau Scanpix ©
The Crown Prince's 18th birthday. Photo: Keld Navntoft, Kongehuset ©

Schooling and education
The Crown Prince began in 0 class at Tranegårdskolen on 12 August 2011.

Together with his siblings, The Crown Prince began a planned 12-week stay at the international school Lemania-Verbier in Switzerland on 6 January 2020. Because of the situation with Covid-19, the stay was terminated ahead of time.

The Crown Prince began in the gymnasium at Herlufsholm in Næstved on 11 August 2021, where His Royal Highness completed 1.g. On 8 August 2022, The Crown Prince started in 2.g at Ordrup Gymnasium in Gentofte.

The Crown Prince graduated from Ordrup Gymnasium in Gentofte on 24 June 2024.