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Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark
His Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik André Henrik Christian of Denmark (born May 26, 1968) is the eldest son of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark and Prince Henrik. He is the heir apparent to the Danish throne. He has a MA in Political Science from Aarhus University in February 1995; he has also completed extensive military studies and training in all three services, including an elite navy diver course.
In the Council of State on October 8, 2003 Her Majesty gave her consent to the marriage of His Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik to Mary Elizabeth Donaldson, a graduate from the University of Tasmania in 1994 with Bachelors of Commerce and Laws (BCom.LLB), born 5 February 1972 in Hobart in Tasmania, Australia. The wedding took place on May 14, 2004 in Copenhagen at the Copenhagen Cathedral . His wife, the former Mary Donaldson, is now styled Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark. The Crown Prince recieves a government allowance, or 'appanage', of approx. DKK 14,500,000 or about €1,950,000, to which the Crown Princess is entitled 10%.
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