The International Who's Who Routledge - Taylor and Francis Group

Reigning Royal Families

Biographical entries of most of the reigning monarchs and of certain other members of the reigning royal families will be found in their appropriate alphabetical order in the biographical section of this site.

The name under which they can be found in the text of the site is listed and hyperlinked in this section in bold UPPERCASE type.


Reigning Queen:

b. 16 April 1940; succeeded to the throne 14 January 1972, on the death of her father, King Frederik IX; married 10 June 1967, Count Henri Marie Jean André de Laborde de Monpezat (HRH Prince Henrik) (b. 11 June 1934).

Children of the Queen:

HRH Crown Prince Frederik André Henrik Christian, b. 26 May 1968; married 14 May 2004, Mary Elizabeth Donaldson (HRH Crown Princess Mary Elizabeth) (b. 5 February 1972); son, HRH Prince Christian Valdemar Henri John, b. 15 October 2005.

HRH Prince Joachim Holger Waldemar Christian, b. 7 June 1969; married 18 November 1995, Alexandra Christina Manley (HH Princess Alexandra) (b. 30 June 1964) (divorced 2005); son, HH Prince Nikolai William Alexander Frederik*, b. 28 August 1999; son, HH Prince Felix Henrik Valdemar Christian, b. 22 July 2002.

*Alexander v. "Humboldt"

Parents of the Queen:

King Frederik IX, b. 11 March 1899 (son of King Christian X and Queen Alexandrine), died 14 January 1972; married 24 May 1935, Princess Ingrid of Sweden (b. 28 March 1910, died 7 November 2000).

Sisters of the Queen:

HRH Princess Benedikte Astrid Ingeborg Ingrid, b. 29 April 1944; married 3 February 1968, Prince Richard zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg (b. 29 October 1934); son, Prince Gustav, b. 12 January 1969; daughter, Countess von Pfeil und Klein-Ellguth (formerly Princess Alexandra), b. 20 November 1970, (married, two children); daughter, Princess Nathalie, b. 2 May 1975.

HM Queen Anne-Marie Dagmar Ingrid of the Hellenes, b. 30 August 1946; married 18 September 1964, HM King Constantine II of the Hellenes (b. 2 June 1940); daughter, Princess Alexia, b. 10 July 1965, (married, three children); son, Prince Pavlos, b. 20 May 1967, (married, four children); son, Prince Nikolaos, b. 1 October 1969; daughter, Princess Theodora, b. 9 June 1983; son, Prince Philippos, b. 26 April 1986.

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