List of princesses of Denmark

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This is a list of Danish princesses from the establishment of hereditary monarchy by Frederick III in 1648. Individuals holding the title of princess would usually also be styled "Her Royal Highness" (HRH) or "Her Highness" (HH).

List of Danish princesses since 1648[edit]

Not a Danish princess by birth but created a princess of Denmark
List of Danish Princesses
Portrait Name Born Died Royal lineage Notes
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Anna Sophie 1647 1717 Daughter of Frederick III and Sophie Amalie of Brunswick-Lüneburg Married John George III, Elector of Saxony on 9 October 1666, widowed in 1691.
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Frederica Amalia 1649 1704 Daughter of Frederick III and Sophie Amalie of Brunswick-Lüneburg Married Christian Albert, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp on 24 October 1667, widowed in 1695.
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Wilhelmine Ernestine 1650 1706 Daughter of Frederick III and Sophie Amalie of Brunswick-Lüneburg Married Charles II, Elector Palatine on 20 September 1671, widowed in 1685.
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Ulrika Eleonora 1656 1693 Daughter of Frederick III and Sophie Amalie of Brunswick-Lüneburg Married Charles XI, King of Sweden on 6 May 1680.
Dorethea 1657 1658 Daughter of Frederick III and Sophie Amalie of Brunswick-Lüneburg Died in infancy.
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Sophia Hedwig 1677 1735 Daughter of Christian V and Charlotte Amalie of Hesse-Kassel Died unmarried.
Christiane Charlotte 1679 1689 Daughter of Christian V and Charlotte Amalie of Hesse-Kassel Died unmarried.
Mary 1685 1687 Granddaughter of Frederick III and Sophie Amalie of Brunswick-Lüneburg Also a princess of Great Britain by birth.
Died in infancy.
Anna Sophie 1686 1687 Granddaughter of Frederick III and Sophie Amalie of Brunswick-Lüneburg Also a princess of Great Britain by birth.
Died in infancy.
Mary 1690 1690 Granddaughter of Frederick III and Sophie Amalie of Brunswick-Lüneburg Also a princess of Great Britain by birth.
Died in infancy.
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Charlotte Amalie 1706 1782 Daughter of Frederick IV and Louise of Mecklenburg-Güstrow Died unmarried.
Christiane Amalie 1723 1724 Daughter of Frederick IV and Anne Sophie Reventlow Died in infancy.
Louise 1724 1724 Daughter of Christian VI and Sophie Magdalene of Brandenburg-Kulmbach Died in infancy.
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Louise 1726 1756 Daughter of Christian VI and Sophie Magdalene of Brandenburg-Kulmbach Married Ernest Frederick III, Duke of Saxe-Hildburghausen on 1 October 1749.
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Sophia Magdalena 1746 1813 Daughter of Frederick V and Louise of Great Britain Heir presumptive to the throne of Denmark 3 June 1747 – 29 January 1749.
Married Gustav III, King of Sweden on 1 October 1766, widowed in 1792.
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Wilhelmina Caroline 1747 1820 Daughter of Frederick V and Louise of Great Britain Married William I, Elector of Hesse on 1 September 1764.
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Louise 1750 1831 Daughter of Frederick V and Louise of Great Britain Married Prince Charles of Hesse-Kassel on 30 August 1766.
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Louise Auguste 1771 1843 Daughter of Christian VII and Caroline Matilda of Great Britain Married Frederick Christian II, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg on 27 May 1786, widowed in 1814.
Juliana Marie 1784 1784 Granddaughter of Frederick V and Juliana Maria of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel Died in infancy.
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Juliane Sophie 1788 1850 Granddaughter of Frederick V and Juliana Maria of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel Married Princess Wilhelm of Hesse-Philippsthal-Barchfeld on 22 August 1812, widowed 1834.
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Louise Charlotte 1789 1864 Granddaughter of Frederick V and Juliana Maria of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel Married Prince William of Hesse-Kassel on 10 November 1810; mother of Queen Louise.
Marie Louise 1792 1793 Daughter of Frederick VI and Marie of Hesse-Kassel Died in infancy.
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Caroline 1793 1881 Daughter of Frederick VI and Marie of Hesse-Kassel Married Ferdinand, Hereditary Prince of Denmark on 1 August 1829, widowed 1863.
Louise 1795 1795 Daughter of Frederick VI and Marie of Hesse-Kassel Died in infancy.
Juliana Louise 1802 1802 Daughter of Frederick VI and Marie of Hesse-Kassel Died in infancy.
Frederikke Marie 1805 1805 Daughter of Frederick VI and Marie of Hesse-Kassel Died in infancy.
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Vilhelmine Marie 1808 1891 Daughter of Frederick VI and Marie of Hesse-Kassel First Marriage Prince Frederick of Denmark on 1 November 1828, divorced in 1837.
Second Marriage Karl, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg on 19 May 1838, widowed in 1871.
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Alexandra Caroline Marie Charlotte Louise Julia 1844 1925 Daughter of Christian IX and Louise of Hesse-Kassel Born a princess of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, created a Danish princess in 1853.
Married Edward VII, King of the United Kingdom, Emperor of India on 10 March 1863, widowed in 1910.
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Marie Sophie Frederikke Dagmar 1847 1928 Daughter of Christian IX and Louise of Hesse-Kassel Born a princess of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, created a Danish princess in 1853.
Married Alexander III, Emperor of Russia on 9 November 1866, widowed in 1894.
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Thyra Amalie Caroline Charlotte Anna 1853 1933 Daughter of Christian IX and Louise of Hesse-Kassel Married Ernest Augustus, Crown Prince of Hanover, on 21/22 December 1878, widowed in 1923.
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Alexándra 1870 1891 Granddaughter of Christian IX and Louise of Hesse-Kassel Also a princess of Greece by birth.
Married Grand Duke Paul Alexandrovich of Russia on 17 June 1889.
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Louise Caroline Josephine Sophie Thyra Olga 1875 1906 Daughter of Frederick VIII and Louise of Sweden Married Prince Frederick of Schaumburg-Lippe on 5 May 1896.
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María 1876 1940 Granddaughter of Christian IX and Louise of Hesse-Kassel Also a princess of Greece by birth.
First Marriage Grand Duke George Mikhailovich of Russia on 30 April 1900, widowed in 1919
Second Marriage Perikles Ioannidis on 16 December 1922.
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Ingeborg Charlotte Caroline Frederikke Louise 1878 1958 Daughter of Frederick VIII and Louise of Sweden Married Prince Carl, Duke of Västergötland on 27 August 1897, widowed in 1951.
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Thyra Louise Caroline Amalie Augusta Elisabeth 1880 1945 Daughter of Frederick VIII and Louise of Sweden Died unmarried.
Ólga 1880 1880 Granddaughter of Christian IX and Louise of Hesse-Kassel Also a princess of Greece by birth.
Died in infancy.
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Dagmar Louise Elisabeth 1890 1961 Daughter of Frederick VIII and Louise of Sweden Married Jørgen Castenskjold on 23 November 1922
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Margrethe Françoise Louise Marie Helene 1895 1992 Granddaughter of Christian IX and Louise of Hesse-Kassel First Roman Catholic Danish princess since the Reformation.
Married Prince René of Bourbon-Parma on 9 June 1921, widowed in 1962.
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Eléni 1896 1982 Great-granddaughter of Christian IX and Louise of Hesse-Kassel Also a princess of Greece by birth.
Married Carol II, King of Romania on 10 March 1921, divorced in 1928.
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Ólga 1903 1997 Great-granddaughter of Christian IX and Louise of Hesse-Kassel Also a princess of Greece by birth.
Married Prince Paul of Yugoslavia on 22 October 1923, widowed in 1976.
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Eiríni 1904 1974 Great-granddaughter of Christian IX and Louise of Hesse-Kassel Also a princess of Greece by birth.
Married Prince Aimone, Duke of Aosta on 1 July 1939, widowed in 1948.
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Elisávet 1904 1955 Great-granddaughter of Christian IX and Louise of Hesse-Kassel Also a princess of Greece by birth.
Married Carl Theodor, Count of Toerring-Jettenbach on 10 January 1934.
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Margaríta 1905 1981 Great-granddaughter of Christian IX and Louise of Hesse-Kassel Also a princess of Greece by birth.
Married Gottfried, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg on 20 April 1931, widowed in 1960.
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Theodóra 1906 1969 Great-granddaughter of Christian IX and Louise of Hesse-Kassel Also a princess of Greece by birth.
Married Berthold, Margrave of Baden on 17 August 1931, widowed in 1963.
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Marína 1906 1968 Great-granddaughter of Christian IX and Louise of Hesse-Kassel Also a princess of Greece by birth.
Married Prince George, Duke of Kent on 29 November 1934, widowed in 1942.
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Evgenía 1910 1989 Great-granddaughter of Christian IX and Louise of Hesse-Kassel Also a princess of Greece by birth.
First Marriage Dominik Rainer Radziwiłł on 30 May 1938, divorced in 1946.
Second Marriage Raimundo, 2nd Duke of Castel Duino on 28 November 1949, divorced in 1965.
Feodora Louise Caroline-Mathilde Viktoria Alexandra Frederikke Johanne 1910 1975 Granddaughter of Frederick VIII and Louise of Sweden Married Prince Christian of Schaumburg-Lippe on 9 September 1937, widowed in 1974.
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Kaikilía 1911 1937 Great-granddaughter of Christian IX and Louise of Hesse-Kassel Also a princess of Greece by birth.
Married Georg Donatus, Hereditary Grand Duke of Hesse on 2 February 1931.
Caroline-Mathilde Louise Dagmar Christine Maud Augusta Ingeborg Thyra Adelheid 1912 1995 Granddaughter of Frederick VIII and Louise of Sweden Married Knud, Hereditary Prince of Denmark on 8 September 1933, widowed in 1976.
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Aikateríni 1913 2007 Great-granddaughter of Christian IX and Louise of Hesse-Kassel Also a princess of Greece by birth.
Married Richard Brandram on 21 April 1947, widowed in 1994.
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Sofía 1914 2001 Great-granddaughter of Christian IX and Louise of Hesse-Kassel Also a princess of Greece by birth.
First Marriage Prince Christoph of Hesse on 15 December 1930, widowed in 1943.
Second Marriage Prince George William of Hanover on 23 April 1946.
Alexandrine-Louise Caroline-Mathilde Dagmar 1914 1962 Granddaughter of Frederick VIII and Louise of Sweden Married Count Luitpold of Castell-Castell on 22 January 1937, widowed in 1941.
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Alexándra 1921 1993 Great-great-granddaughter of Christian IX and Louise of Hesse-Kassel Also a princess of Greece by birth.
Married Peter II, King of Yugoslavia on 20 March 1944, widowed in 1970.
Elisabeth Caroline-Mathilde Alexandrine Helena Olga Thyra Feodora Estrid Margrethe Désirée 1935 2018 Granddaughter of Christian X and Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin Died unmarried.
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Sofía Margaríta Viktoría Freideríki 1938 Great-great-granddaughter of Christian IX and Louise of Hesse-Kassel Also a princess of Greece by birth.
Married Juan Carlos I, King of Spain on 14 May 1962.
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Margrethe Alexandrine Þórhildur Ingrid
later, Margrethe II
1940 Daughter of Frederick IX and Ingrid of Sweden Styled as "Princess Margrethe of Denmark" until her succession in 1972 as Margrethe II.
Married Henri de Laborde de Monpezat on 10 June 1967, widowed in 2018.
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Eiríni 1942 Great-great-granddaughter of Christian IX and Louise of Hesse-Kassel Also a princess of Greece by birth
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Benedikte Astrid Ingeborg Ingrid 1944 Daughter of Frederick IX and Ingrid of Sweden Married Richard, 6th Prince of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg on 3 February 1968, widowed in 2017.
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Anne-Marie Dagmar Ingrid 1946 Daughter of Frederick IX and Ingrid of Sweden Married Constantine II, King of the Hellenes on 18 September 1964.
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Alexía 1965 Great-great-great-granddaughter of Christian IX and Louise of Hesse-Kassel Also a princess of Greece by birth. As Greece abolished the monarchy in 1973, she now only claims the title in pretense, although she was legally a princess of Greece from her birth until 1973.
Daughter of Anne-Marie.
Married Carlos Morales Quintana on 9 July 1999.
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Theodóra 1983 Great-great-great-granddaughter of Christian IX and Louise of Hesse-Kassel Also a princess of Greece by birth. As Greece abolished the monarchy in 1973, she only claims the title in pretense.
Daughter of Anne-Marie.
María Olympía 1996 Great-great-great-great-granddaughter of Christian IX and Louise of Hesse-Kassel Also a princess of Greece by birth. As Greece abolished the monarchy in 1973, she only claims the title in pretense.
Isabella Henrietta Ingrid Margrethe 2007 Granddaughter of Margrethe II and Henri de Laborde de Monpezat Additionally created Countess of Monpezat on 30 April 2008.
Josephine Sophia Ivalo Mathilda 2011 Granddaughter of Margrethe II and Henri de Laborde de Monpezat Additionally Countess of Monpezat by birth.
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Athena Marguerite Françoise Marie 2012 Granddaughter of Margrethe II and Henri de Laborde de Monpezat Additionally Countess of Monpezat by birth.