Currently alive, at 53 years of age.
1968 – Born on the 26th of May in Copenhagen, Denmark.
1974-1981 – The Crown Prince attended Krebs’ Skole.
1976 – He was a private pupil at Amalienborg Palace, and from the third form at Krebs’ Skole.
1982-1983 – He was a boarder at École des Roches in Normandy, France.
1986 – Graduated from the upper secondary school of Øregaard Gymnasium.
1992-1993 – He studied at Harvard University under the name of Frederik Henriksen,studying political science.
1994 – He then took up a position for three months with the Danish UN mission in New York.
1995 – He received an MSc in Political Science from the University of Aarhus, which he completed in February.
1998-1999 – HRH was posted as First Secretary to the Danish Embassy in Paris.
2001-2002 – Completed further training for leaders at the Royal Danish Defence College. Crown Prince Frederik remains active in the defence.
2003 – Served as a staff officer at Defence Command Denmark.
– In the Council of State on the 8th of October, Queen Margrethe gave her consent to the marriage of Crown Prince Frederik to Mary Elizabeth Donaldson, an Australian marketing consultant whom the prince met when he was attending the Sydney Olympics.
2004 – In April, he was appointed commander, senior grade in the navy, lieutenant colonel in the army and lieutenant colonel in the air force.
2005 – On the 25the of April the Danish royal court announced that Crown Princess Mary was pregnant with the couple’s first child, and on the 15th of October she gave birth to a Prince. As it is a tradition in the Royal House that kings are named either Frederik or Christian, the baby was baptised Prince Christian Valdemar Henri John on the 21st of January 2006.
2006 – On the 26th of October, the Danish court announced that Crown Princess Mary is pregnant with her second child, due to be born at Copenhagen University Hospital in early May, 2007.