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Who is Prince Philippos of Greece and Denmark?

The youngest child of King Constantine and Queen Anne Marie of Greece, Prince Philippos was born on 26 April 1986 at St Mary’s Hospital in London where his family was living in exile. He was named after his paternal cousin, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. He has four older siblings: Princess Alexia (b. 1965), Crown Prince Pavlos (b. 1967), Prince Nikolaos (b. 1969) and Princess Theodora…
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Concern grows for King Constantine as he breaks into tears during public engagement

A feeble looking King Constantine II of Greece opened the Round Square International Conference 2017 on Sunday in Cape Town, South Africa, alongside his wife, Her Majesty Queen Anne-Marie of Greece. The 77-year-old former monarch needed the assistance of a cane to walk, as well as a man to help him get to his seat. It appeared he was unable to walk on the stage as the other speakers had done, so…
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The King who was killed by a monkey

Throughout history, many royals have died in brutal and bizarre ways. Royals have been killed in attacks, by illness and by accident. However, only one European royal has ever been murdered by a monkey. That is the Greek King Alexander, who died at 27-years-old in 1920. Prince Alexander was born in 1893 as the second son of Greece’s King Constantine I and his wife, Queen Sophia, born as…
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