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Prince Nikolai of Denmark

Prince Nikolai
Count of Monpezat
Born (1999-08-28) 28 August 1999
Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
Full name
Nikolai William Alexander Frederik
Father Prince Joachim of Denmark
Mother Alexandra, Countess of Frederiksborg
Religion Church of Denmark

Prince Nikolai of Denmark, Count of line of succession to the Danish throne. At the time of his birth, he was third, after his uncle and father.


  • Biography 1
  • Titles and styles 2
  • Honours and decorations 3
  • References 4
  • Ancestry 5
  • External links 6


Prince Nikolai was born at Frederik Magle, dedicated to Prince Nikolai, was performed for the first time.[1]

His godparents are the Crown Prince of Denmark (paternal uncle), Nicola Baird (maternal aunt), the Earl of Wessex, Peter Steenstrup and Camilla Flint.

After their divorce, Prince Joachim and Alexandra have joint custody of Prince Nikolai and Prince Felix.

As his father and uncle, Nikolai attended Krebs School in Copenhagen. In 2014, he took 10th grade at Herlufsholm School at Næstved and is expected to take his upper secondary education there as well.[2]

Nikolai was

Prince Nikolai of Denmark
Born: 28 August 1999
Lines of succession
Preceded by
Prince Joachim of Denmark
Line of succession to the Danish throne
7th position
Succeeded by
Prince Felix of Denmark
Line of succession to the British throne
descended from Arthur, son of Victoria
  • Official website

External links


  1. ^  
  2. ^ "New schools". Scandinavian Royals blog. 
  3. ^ "Prins Nikolais konfirmationsdato er på plads" (in Danish). Retrieved 11 February 2013. 
  4. ^ "His Highness Prince Nikolai". Danish Royal Court. Retrieved 22 December 2013. 


  • 11 June 2009: Commemorative 75th Birthday Medal of His Royal Highness The Prince Consort
  • 16 April 2010: Commemorative 70th Birthday Medal of Her Majesty The Queen
  • 14 January 2012: Commemorative Ruby Jubilee Medal of Her Majesty The Queen
  • 16 April 2015: Commemorative 75th Birthday Medal of Her Majesty The Queen

Honours and decorations

Nikolai is styled as "His Highness Prince Nikolai of Denmark, Count of Monpezat". He has been Prince of Denmark since birth and Count of Monpezat since 29 April 2008, when Queen Margrethe granted the title to her male-line descendants.[4]

  • 28 August 1999 – 29 April 2008: His Highness Prince Nikolai of Denmark
  • 29 April 2008 – present: His Highness Prince Nikolai of Denmark, Count of Monpezat

Titles and styles


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