Greece

The prince born to rule who has lived his life in exile

Back on May 20 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 sister, Alexia, as…
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European royals in the British line of succession: The Greek Royal Family

The last in our series, Royal Central is taking a look at the members of the Greek Royal Family who are in the British line of succession. How are the two families connected? The Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip was born into the Greek and Danish royal families. Born in Greece, his family was exiled from the country when he was an infant. He is the only son and the fifth and final child of…
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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…
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The other royal wedding not happening as May ends

Princess Beatrice isn’t the only royal bride facing a cancelled wedding this month. Princess Theodora of Greece has confirmed that her big day was set for the end of May, too, but that her celebrations are on hold because of the coronavirus pandemic. In a post shared on her Instagram page, Theodora revealed that her wedding to American lawyer, Matthew Kumar, was due to take place in the…
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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 also present. The three-part journals of Frederica are based on the 35 handwritten volumes which are currently being kept at…
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