Queen Mary shares sweet snaps of Princess Isabella to celebrate her 17th birthday

The princess is second in line to the Danish throne after her brother Prince Christian.
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Isabella Henrietta Ingrid Margrethe, better known as Princess Isabella of Denmark, is the eldest daughter of Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary. 

Princess Isabella is the second-born in the family and is currently second in the line of succession to the Danish throne behind her older brother.

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How old is Princess Isabella of Denmark?

Princess Isabella was born on April 21, 2007, making her just 17 years old. She was born at Rigshospitalet, a highly specialised hospital in Copenhagen, Denmark. Princess Isabella was then christened in Fredensborg Palace Chapel on July 1, 2007.

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Where does Princess Isabella of Denmark live?

Princess Isabella lives between Amalienborg and the Chancellery House at Fredensborg Palace. The two residences are approximately a 35-minute drive from one another.

Princess Isabella shares striking similarities with both her mother and father. (Credit: Getty)

Who does Princess Isabella look like?

Princess Isabella is the spitting image of her Aussie-born mother, Queen Mary. It is clear that Princess Isabella has inherited her mother’s facial structure, rosy cheeks, and defined lips.

However, she also has a striking resemblance to her father, King Frederik X. She has bright blue eyes and cheekbones much like his.

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Who are Princess Isabella’s siblings?

Princess Isabella has three siblings… The firstborn of the family was Prince Christian, born October 15, 2005. Following Isabella’s birth in 2007, Queen Mary gave birth to twins, Prince Vincent and Princess Josephine, both born on January 8, 2011. The family has not welcomed any children since.

Princess Isabella with her parents, departing Amalienborg Palace for her first day at Tranegard school on August 13, 2013. (Credit: Getty)

What school does Princess Isabella of Denmark go to?

Princess Isabella currently attends Øregård Gymnasium in Hellerup.

She began her schooling in 0 class at Tranegårdskolen in Hellerup, on August 3, 2013. Following this, Princess Isabella began in 9th form at Ingrid Jespersens Gymnasieskole in Copenhagen on August 8, 2022, before beginning at her current school on August 9, 2023.

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Øregård Gymnasium is an upper secondary school in the Hellerup district of Gentofte Municipality in the northern suburbs of Copenhagen, Denmark. Founded in 1903, the school values professionalism community, and education.

“We take our set of values ​​very seriously because we believe that the path from child to competent young adult goes through the three elements of our set of values,” the official website reads.

Prince Frederik also attended Øregaard Gymnasium. He graduated in 1986.

Queen Mary captured these photos of Princess Isabella on her 17th birthday with her dog Coco. (Credit: Instagram)

What is Princess Isabella’s full name?

Princess Isabella’s full name is Isabella Henrietta Ingrid Margrethe. The name Henrietta is a tribute to Henrietta Donaldson, Mary’s mother, who died in 1997 when she was just 25. 

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The name Ingrid comes from Isabella’s great-grandmother Queen Ingrid while Margrethe comes from Queen Margrethe II, Isabella’s grandmother. 

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