Click the button for the latest news on the coronavirus pandemic and how it is impacting the royals

GreeceRoyal Weddings

King Constantine and Queen Anne-Marie of Greece announce engagement of youngest son


PHOTO: HOLGER MOTZKAU VIA WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

The youngest son of Constantine II and Anne-Marie, former King and Queen of Greece, is getting married. Prince Philippos has got engaged to his long time partner, Nina Nastassja Flohr.

King Constantine and Queen Anne-Marie announced the happy news in a brief statement which also confirmed that the couple got engaged earlier this summer while visiting the Greek island of Ithaca.

No date has yet been set for the celebrations although the statement said more details would be revealed in due course. The engagement was marked with photos taken by the groom to be’s big brother, Prince Nikolaos and shared by the bride on her Instagram account.

It could mean a busy summer of weddings for the Greek royals next year as Constantine and Anne-Marie’s younger daughter, Princess Theodora, is also due to get married. Theodora, who is 37, was set to wed Matthew Kumar earlier this year but their marriage plans had to be put on hold because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Prince Philippos was born on April 26th 1986 at St. Mary’s Hospital, London after his parents were forced to leave Greece and head into exile. His godparents include the Duke of Edinburgh after whom he was named. Diana, Princess of Wales was one of his godmothers.

Prince Philippos works as a hedge fund analyst in New York while Nina Flohr is a creative director for the company VistaJet which was founded by her father, businessman, Thomas Flohr.



About author

Lydia is a writer, blogger and journalist. She's worked in the media for over twenty years as a broadcast reporter, producer and editor as well as feature and online writer. As well as royals and royal history, she's a news junkie and podcaster.