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Greek government plans to turn former Royal Palace into five-star spa-hotel

The former Greek Royal Palace of Tatoi is to re-open, but not as a royal palace. The Greek government, who seized the property when the Greek monarchy collapsed, plans to reopen the palace as a hotel. Tatoi Palace is the former summer palace of the Greek royal family and is located at a 10,000 acres estate, 27 kilometres from the city centre of Athens. For the last 50 years the Palace has been…
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Tomb of Greek King and Queen vandalized

On Monday, celebratory news came from the Greek Royal Family concerning the engagement of King Constantine’s youngest son, Prince Philippos and Nina Flohr. Only hours later Greek police reported that the graves of Constantine’s parents, King Paul and Queen Frederica, had been vandalised. The Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports stated that the cross of the grave was found broken…
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The prince born to rule who has lived his life in exile

On this day, May 20, in the year of 1967, Crown Prince Pavlos of Greece, also a prince of Denmark, was born. The Greek Crown Prince is the eldest son and second child of Constantine II, the last King of Greece from 1964 to 1973 and his wife, Anne-Marie of Denmark. Both Queen Margrethe of Denmark and Queen Sofia of Spain are his aunts. When he was born, Crown Prince Pavlos, displaced his older…
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Anne-Marie, Last Queen of Greece

She’s the daughter of a king, sister of a queen, sister-in-law to a queen, first cousin to a king and aunt to another king. Danish-born Anne-Marie is one of the most royal of royals and most well connected due to her marriage into the Greek Royal Family. We take a look…
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Queen Sofía of Spain attends book presentation

Queen Sofía of Spain returned to her homeland of Greece for the book presentation of “The Journal of Queen Frederica, 1938-1967”, which is about her mother. Queen Sofía’s younger brother King Constantine II of Greece and his wife, Queen Anne-Marie were…
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Crown Princess of Greece to publish children's etiquette guide in March

The Crown Princess of Greece has written a new manners book that will be published in March. Sharing the news on her personal Instagram account, Crown Prince Marie-Chantal wrote, “Well it’s nearly here and I’m so excited, just a month and a half to go!” The tome, called Manners Begin at Breakfast: Modern Etiquette for Families, is an etiquette book that offers easy lessons on how…
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