Denmark's newest princess meets the press

Denmark's Prince Joachim and French-born princess Marie, show off their newborn Princess to the public for the first time, Friday Jan. 27. 2012, at Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen, Denmark. The baby was born Tuesday morning and weighed 6.45 pounds (2.930 kilograms) and measures 19.6 inches (49 centimeters). The newborn Princess is the couple's second child and is 10th in line to Denmark's throne. (AP PHOTO/ POLFOTO, Joachim Adrian) DENMARK OUT -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Joachim Adrian

Denmark's Prince Joachim and French-born princess Marie show off their newborn princess to the public for the first time, Friday, Jan. 27. 2012, at Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen, Denmark.
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(CBS) Princess Marie and Prince Joachim of Denmark have introduced their new baby girl to the press, but royal watchers will have to wait until the christening to find out the name of Denmark's newest princess.

The baby, born at 8:27 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 24, was shown to photographers as she and her parents left Rigshospitalet on Friday in Copenhagen.

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The baby's brothers, Prince Henrik, Prince Nikolai and Prince Felix, were already introduced to their new sister during a Jan. 25 hospital visit. Henrik, almost 2 years old, is the oldest child of Joachim and French-born Princess Marie. Prince Nikolai, 12, and Prince Felix, 9, are his sons with ex-wife Alexandra.

The baby's uncle, Crown Prince Frederik, and his wife, Princess Mary, also showed up at the hospital for a visit. The baby's grandmother is Queen Margrethe.

According to royal custom, the princess, 10th in line for the Danish throne, will not be named until she is baptized. No date for the christening has been announced.

  • CBS News Staff

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