Early life. Prince Andrew was born at the Tatoi Palace just north of Athens on 2 February 1882, the fourth son of George I of Greece.A member of the House of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, he was a prince of both Greece and Denmark, as his father was a younger son of Christian IX of Denmark.
Among the guests at the ceremony, there were four reigning monarchs (George VI of the United Kingdom, George II of Greece, Haakon VII of Norway and Wilhelmina of the Netherlands) and several other members of European royalty, including the two brothers of the groom (Prince Tomislav and Prince Andrew), the mother of the bride, Prince Bernhard of ...
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The Greek royal family (Greek: Ελληνική Βασιλική Οικογένεια) is a branch of the House of Glücksburg that reigned in Greece from 1863 to 1924 and again from 1935 to 1973. Its first monarch was George I , the second son of King Christian IX of Denmark .
Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark (Greek: Ανδρέας ; Danish: Andreas ; 2 February [O.S. 20 January] 1882 – 3 December 1944) of the House of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, was the seventh child and fourth son of King George I of Greece and Olga Constantinovna of Russia.
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. Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh was her younger brother. Sophie was born at the villa Mon Repos on the island of Corfu in Greece.
Maria of Romania or Marie of Yugoslavia (6 January 1900 – 22 June 1961), known in Serbo-Croatian as Marija Karađorđević (Serbian Cyrillic: Марија Карађорђевић), was Queen of the Serbs, Croats and Slovenes, later Queen of Yugoslavia, as the wife of King Alexander from 1922 until his assassination in 1934.
Country in Southeast Europe and Central Europe for most of the 20th century. It came into existence after World War I in 1918 under the name of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes by the merger of the provisional State of Slovenes, Croats and Serbs (it was formed from territories of the former Austro-Hungarian Empire) with the Kingdom of Serbia, and constituted the first union of the ...
The younger son of Prince Paul of Yugoslavia by his wife Princess Olga of Greece and Denmark. Born in London, he died in a road accident in England.
by Susan Flantzer. Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (1921 – 2021) (All photos credits – Wikipedia unless otherwise noted) His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, husband of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom, was born at Mon Repos on the Greek island of Corfu on June 10, 1921, as His Royal Highness Prince Philippos of Greece and Denmark.