Royal Monogram of Constantine II of Greece - Source picture: Wikipedia
Constantine II was born on June 2nd. 1940 in Athens. He was the only son of King Paul
and Queen Consort Frederika of Greece.
King Constantine II of Greece - Source picture - Wikipedia
His sister is the Queen Consort of Spain,
Queen Sofía. His other (youngest) sister is unmarried.
Constantine II married Princess Anne-Marie, the younger sister of
Queen Margrethe II of Denmark.
Queen Anne-Marie of Greece - Source picture: Wikipedia -
Author picture: Holger Motzkau
They have 5 children:
1/ Princess Alexia of Greece and Denmark;
2/ Crown Prince Pavlos of Greece, Prince of Denmark;
3/ Prince Nikolaos of Greece and Denmark;
4/ Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark;
5/ Prince Philippos of Greece and Denmark.
In 1973, there was a referendum in Greece to confirm the
abolition of the Greek Monarchy.
69 % voted against the monarchy,
while 31 % voted pro.
Since then, Constantine II and his wife,
Queen Anne-Marie live in exile in London.
Own picture of a London Park
So, this was the Weekend Special.
For me it was the perfect occasion to deepen myself in the
maze of European Royal History.
I hope you liked it too. I wish you all a wonderful evening and a
good start of the week.