Axel Prince of Denmark
- Category : 1888-births
- Type : MGP
- Profile : 2/4 - Hermit / Opportunist
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Explanation 3
Danish prince, a grandson of Christian IX of Denmark and a first cousin of Christian X of Denmark, Haakon VII of Norway, Constantine I of Greece, George V of the United Kingdom, Nicholas II of Russia and Ernest Augustus III, Duke of Brunswick. Prince Axel was a popular patron of sports. He was a prominent International Olympic Committee member and activist and also a business executive. In 1963, Prince Axel became the first honorary member of the IOC in history. He was an officer in the Royal Danish Navy.
On 22 May 1919, he married Princess Margaretha of Sweden in the Cathedral of Stockholm. Prince Axel and Princess Margaretha had two sons.
Prince Axel died on 14 July 1964, aged 75, in Copenhagen.