Princess Athena
Countess of Monpezat

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Athena in 2018
Full name
Athena Marguerite Françoise Marie
House Monpezat
Father Prince Joachim of Denmark
Mother Princess Marie of Denmark
Born 24 January 2012 (2012-01-24) (age 7)
Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
Religion Church of Denmark

Princess Athena of Denmark (Athena Marguerite Françoise Marie; born 24 January 2012), is the fourth child and only daughter of Prince Joachim of Denmark and the younger child and only daughter of his second wife, Princess Marie. She is the eighth grandchild of Margrethe II and the late Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark.

Athena is tenth in the line of succession to the Danish throne.

Early Life


See Birth of Princess Athena of Denmark

Athena was born at Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen, Denmark, on 24 January 2012.

Athena has two older half-siblings: Prince Nikolai (1999) and Prince Felix (2002), and one older sibling: Prince Henrik (2009).


See Christening of Princess Athena of Denmark

Athena was christened on 20 May 2012 at Møgeltønder Church. Per Danish tradition, the princess's name was announced for the first time as Athena Marguerite Françoise Marie.

Her godparents are Gregory Grandet, Edouard Cavallier, Carina Axelsson, Julie Mirabaud, Diego de Lavandeyra and Henriette Steenstrup.

Titles, Styles, and Honours

Titles and Styles


  • Denmark 16 April 2015: Commemorative 75th Birthday Medal of Her Majesty The Queen

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Princess Athena of Denmark
Born: 24 January 2012
Lines of succession
Preceded by
Prince Henrik of Denmark
Succession to the Danish throne
10th position
Succeeded by
Princess Benedikte of Denmark
Succession to the British throne
descended from Arthur, son of Victoria
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