Alice, Princess Andrew of Greece and Denmark with her four daughters (1914) The fourth daughter of Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark and Princess Alice of Battenberg, Sophie was born on 26 June 1914 at Mon Repos,    a palace in Corfu that her parents inherited after the assassination of King George I in 1913.
- Family and Youth
- First Marriage
- Second Marriage
- Later Years and Death
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Sophie's father was the fourth son of King George I of the Hellenes and Grand Duchess Olga Konstantinovna of Russia. Through King George, she was a great-granddaughter of King Christian IX of Denmark (hence her subsidiary title, Princess of Denmark). Through Queen Olga, she was a great-great-granddaughter of Emperor Nicholas I of Russia. Sophie was...
Although the youngest of four sisters, Sophie was the first to wed, marrying her second cousin-once-removed Prince Christoph of Hesse (1901–1943) on 15 December 1930 in Kronberg, Berlin; she was 16. A younger son of Prince Frederick Charles of Hesse and Princess Margaret of Prussia, Christoph was a great-grandson of Queen Victoria through her eldes...
Sophie's second marriage was to her cousin Prince George William of Hanover (who was a second cousin through Christian IX and a third cousin through Victoria to Sophie, and he also was a first cousin-once-removed of Sophie's first husband, Christoph, in descent from Victoria, Princess Royal) on 23 April 1946 in Salem, Baden. George was a younger so...
Until her death on 3 November 2001 in Munich, Sophie was a frequent visitor to her brother, Prince Philip and her sister-in-law, Queen Elizabeth II. She was a godmother to their son, Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex. Sophie was often seen at events such as the annual Windsor Horse Show in the presence of her brother and his family. She was survived by...
Titles and styles
1. 26 June 1914 – 15 December 1930: Her Royal HighnessPrincess Sophie of Greece and Denmark 2. 15 December 1930 – 23 April 1946: Her Royal HighnessPrincess Christoph of Hesse 3. 23 April 1946 – 3 November 2001: Her Royal HighnessPrincess George William of Hanover
1. Dame Grand Cross of the Order of Saints Olga and Sophia.
Mar 19, 2017 · Princess Sophie of Greece and Denmark, Princess of Hesse, Princess of Hanover Princess Sophie of Greece and Denmark was the third daughter of Prince Andreas of Greece and Denmark and Princess Alice of Battenberg. Known in the family as “Tiny”, she was born on June 26, 1914, at Mon Repos on the isle of Corfu, Greece. She had four siblings:
Jun 08, 2020 · Princess Sophie of Greece and Denmark was born on 26 June 1914 as the fourth daughter of Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark and Princess Alice of Battenberg. Her grandmother Victoria arrived in early June to be with Alice as she gave birth, but Sophie arrived rather late. Victoria wrote on the day of her birth, “Well, the baby is here at last.
Princess Sophie of Greece and Denmark (Greek: Σοφία; 26 June 1914 – 24 November 2001   ) was the fourth child and youngest daughter of Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark and Princess Alice of Battenberg. The Duke of Edinburgh is her younger brother. Sophie was born at Villa Mon Repos on the island of Corfu in Greece.
sibling relationship with Margarita, Princess of Greece and Denmark (born 18 April 1905) sibling relationship with Philip, Prince (Duke of Edinburgh) (born 10 June 1921) sibling relationship with Theodora, Princess of Greece and Denmark (born 13 May 1906) other kin relationship with Geórgios I, King of Greece (born 24 December 1845). Notes ...