1/33 Prince Christian starts boarding school
Proud parents Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark pose with their eldest son Christian on his first day at boarding school. Photo: Instagram/detdanskekongehus
2/33 Prince Christian starts boarding school
The 15-year-old started at Denmark's oldest boarding school Herlufsholm this week. Photo: Instagram/detdanskekongehus
3/33 Prince Christian's confirmation
15-year-old Prince Christian of Denmark is officially taller than dad Frederik in these gorgeous family photos released to mark his confirmation. Photo: Instagram/detdanskekongehus
4/33 Prince Christian's confirmation
Christian was joined by his siblings Prince Vincent, and Princesses Isabella and Josephine, as well as Queen Margrethe, at Fredensborg Palace Church. Photo: Instagram/detdanskekongehus
5/33 Prince Christian's confirmation
Mary and Frederik also shared adorable throwback photos of their family to mark Christian's confirmation. Like this family photo taken in 2005. Photo: Instagram/detdanskekongehus
6/33 Princess Isabella turns 14
Princess Isabella can be seen smiling in the sun and posing with the family dog in one sweet photo. Photo: Instagram/detdanskekongehus
7/33 Princess Isabella turns 14
Princess Isabella turned 14 on April 21. Photo: Instagram/detdanskekongehus
8/33 Twins turn nine
January 2020: Mary and Frederik's twins Josephine and Vincent cuddle up to celebrate their ninth birthday. Photo: Instagram/detdanskekongehus.
9/33 Swiss family 10/33 Happy New Year
January 2020: Frederik, Mary and Danish Queen Margrethe II usher in the new year with pomp and ceremony. Photo: Getty Images.
11/33 Horsing around
November 2019: The princess shared this snap of Christian, 14, and eight-year-old Josephine with carriage horses at the annual Hubertus Hunt. Photo: Instagram/detdanskekongehus.
12/33 Teen Prince
October 2019: The family shared happy snaps taken by Princess Mary to celebrate Prince Christian's 14th birthday. Photo: Instagram/detdanskekongehus.
13/33 Grandma time
July 2019: The foursome spent some quality time with their grandma, Queen Margrethe, 79. Photo: Instagram/detdanskekongehus.
14/33 Zoo day
April 2019: Princess Mary and her twins Josephine and Vincent enjoyed a day at Copenhagen Zoo. Photo: Getty Images.
15/33 Family Christmas
December 2018: Mary, Frederick and their four children joined Mary’s dad John Donaldson and step-mum Susan Moody for Christmas festivities. Photo: Mega.
16/33 15 years together
May 2018: The royal couple combined celebrations for their 15th wedding anniversary with Frederik's 50th birthday. Photo: Getty Images.
17/33 Picture perfect
May 2018: The roayls clan was on hand for the unveiling of a portrait of Crown Prince Frederik by Australian painter Ralph Heimans. Photo: Getty Images.
18/33 Birthday wishes
May 2018: In celebration of his 50th birthday, Crown Prince Frederik released this photo with his wife and kids at Amalienborg Palace. Photo: Franne Voigt.
19/33 Royal audience
November 2017: Mary and her grown up children watch the annual Hubertus Hunt from their palace balcony. Photo: Getty Images.
20/33 Little learners
August 2017: Mary and Frederik send their youngest kids, twins Prince Vincent and Princess Josephine off to school. Photo: Getty Images.
21/33 Summer fun
July 2016: Mary, Frederik and their children celebrate summer with the late Prince Henrik and Queen Margrethe II of Denmark. Photo: Getty Images.
22/33 Going green
August 2014: The royal family visit to Greenland, an autonomous territory within the Kingdom of Denmark. Photo: Getty
23/33 Isabella's big day
August 2013: The proud parents send Princess Isabella off on her first day at Tranegard school. Photo: Getty Images.
24/33 Princess Mary’s family
February 2012: The active family enjoyed a skiing holiday in Verbier, Switzerland. Photo: Getty Images.
25/33 School boy
August 2011: Prince Christian poses with his mum and dad on his first day of school. Photo: Getty Images.
26/33 Christening joy
April 2011: The twins were christened at the chapel of the Church of Holmen. Photo: Getty Images.
January 2011: The brood doubled in size with the arrival of twins Vincent and Josephine. Photo: Getty Images.
28/33 Frederik is 40
May 2008: The family of four celebrate future king Frederik’s 40th birthday at Amalienborg Palace. Photo: Getty Images.
29/33 Isabella arrives
July 2007: Mary and Frederik pose with Christian and baby number two, three-month-old Princess Isabella, at her christening. Photo: Getty Images.
30/33 Off to nursery
March 2007: Little Christian pictured on his first day at nursery school. Photo: Getty Images.
31/33 First bub
October 2005: New parents Mary and Frederik welcome their first child, Prince Christian. Photo: Getty Images.
32/33 Wedding bells
May 2004: Crown Prince Frederik and Mary Donaldson tie the knot at a fairy tale ceremony at Copenhagen Cathedral. Photo: Getty Images.
33/33 Stepping out
October 2002: Prince Frederik his Tasmanian-born girlfriend Mary Donaldson step out together at the Melbourne Cup, two years after meeting during Sydney's Olympic Games. Photo: Getty Images.
Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark have shared a collection of new photos to mark their eldest son Prince Christian's first day of boarding school.
The 15-year-old, who is second in line to the throne, started at Denmark's oldest boarding school Herlufsholm this week, with his proud parents helping him move in and get settled.
Since meeting in a Sydney pub in 2000 and tying the knot in a magical wedding four years later,
Mary and her husband Prince Frederik of Denmark have lived a life straight out a fairy tale.
Beloved the world over, but particularly by us Aussies, Tasmanian-born Mary and her husband have celebrated many milestones over the years including welcoming four gorgeous children and toasting a decade and a half of marriage.
Scroll through our gallery for a look back at some of the Danish royal family’s most memorable moments so far.
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