Greece

Queen Anne-Marie of Greece marks 75th birthday

On Monday, Queen Anne-Marie of Greece turned 75. The Queen celebrated her birthday in private at the royal couple’s home in Porto Heli, Greece, with parts of her Greece and Danish family. Queen Anne-Marie of Greece was celebrated throughout the day by her husband, King Constantine. Also in attendance during the celebration in Greece was the Queen’s sister Princess Benedikte of…
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Fire threat to Greece's Tatoi Palace recedes as winds alter course of devastating blazes

Greece has in recent weeks been ravaged by major forest fires because of a heat wave. In recent days, the flames have moved ever closer to the Greek royal palace of Tatoi. On August 4th 2021, the fire was so close that the Greek Minister of Culture, along with Prince Nikolaos of Greece, travelled to the palace to follow the situation from there. On August 5th 2021, the fire moved dangerously…
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Greece

Greek Royal Family returns home for holiday

The Greek Royal Family is gathered in Greece. Over the past several weeks, several members of the Greek Royal Family have shared photos on social media of their visits to Athens and several Greek islands, among other places. King Constantine II and Queen Anne-Marie…
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A sisterly reunion - Queen Margrethe and her sisters gather for a joint summer holiday at the beautiful Gråsten Palace

Queen Margrethe has been joined by her two sisters at GråstenPalace in Denmark for a summer holiday. Her Majesty welcomed Queen Anne-Marie of Greece towards the end of last week with Princess Benedikte arriving a few days before that. The gathering was publicised when a cycling team passed by Gråsten Palace on Saturday and was received by Queen Margrethe, much to the surprise of the…
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"A man of great character:" The former King of Greece releases a statement marking Prince Philip's death

The former King of Greece, King Constantine II, has released a statement of condolence. Prince Philip and Constantine were first cousins once removed; both descended from King George I of Greece.  Constantine released the following statement to the Associated Press. “Prince Philip was a remarkable man who dedicated his entire life to duty and service for his country and the…
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