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Who is King Constantine II of Greece?

On the occasion of His Majesty King Constantine of Greece’s birthday today, we look back on the monarch’s life, his time on the throne, time in exile and return to Greece. King Constantine was born on 2 June 1940 in Athens. He was only one-year-old when Italy and Germany invaded Greece, and he spent the next four years in exile in Egypt and South Africa before returning to Greece after…
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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…
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European royals out in force for London society wedding

Before embarking on their current visit to Germany, King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima were in London on Saturday, 4 February with their daughters to attend the wedding of Greek socialite Marianna Goulandris to shipping heir Filippos Lemos. Queen Máxima is close to the bride, Mariana, and has many pieces by the talented jewellery designer who launched her first collection in 2015. The lavish…
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