All you need to know about Prince Vincent of Denmark

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Prince Vincent of Denmark, Count of Monpezat, is the youngest son of Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary.

Prince Vincent is a twin to his sister Princess Josephine, however, he was born 26 minutes before her, therefore making him the older sibling and making him third in the line of succession to the Danish throne, followed by Princess Josephine.

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How old is Prince Vincent of Denmark?

Prince Vincent was born on January 8, 2011, making him just 13 years old. He was born at Rigshospitalet. Rigshospitalet is a highly specialised hospital in Copenhagen, Denmark; all of Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary’s children were born here.

Where does Prince Vincent of Denmark live?

Prince Vincent lives with his family in Copenhagen, residing between Amalienborg and in the Chancellery House at Fredensborg Palace. 

The whole family on the day of Prince Vincent and Princess Josephine’s christening. (Credit: Getty)

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Who are the godparents of Prince Vincent of Denmark?

Prince Vincent was christened in Holmen’s Church in Copenhagen on April 14, 2011. The service was attended by more than 300 well-wishers. 

Prince Vincent has six godparents, one of which is John Stuart Donaldson, Princess Mary’s brother. Prince Vincent’s other godparents are the Prince of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburn, Prince Frederik’s first cousin, Caroline Heering, Princess Mary’s lady-in-waiting, and friends of his parents, the King of Spain, Felipe VI, Count Michael Ahlefeldt-Laurvig-Bille and Baroness Helle-Reedts-Thott.

What is the full name of Prince Vincent of Denmark?

Prince Vincent’s full name is Vincent Frederik Minik Alexander. The name Frederik comes from his father, Crown Prince Frederik, while Minik is a Greenlandic name given in honour of Denmark’s autonomous territory Greenland.

Prince Vincent and his twin sister Princess Josephine of their first day of school. (Credit: Getty)

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What school does Prince Vincent of Denmark go to?

Prince Vincent currently attends Tranegårdskolen in Hellerup. 

His schooling began in 0 class at Tranegårdskolen on August 15, 2017. In January 2020, Prince Vincent, along with his siblings, had a 12-week stay planned in Switzerland at the international school Lemania-Verbier, however, the stay was terminated due to the pandemic of the time. Prince Vincent returned to the school he currently attends.

Who are Prince Vincent’s siblings?

Prince Vincent has three siblings. He is a twin to Princess Josephine; they were both born on January 8, 2011. Prior to their birth, Princess Isabella was born on April 21, 2007, followed by the family’s eldest, Prince Christian, who was born on October 15, 2005. 

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