Today in History - June 1st. 1815 - Otto I of Greece

Prince Otto Friedrich Ludwig of Bavaria was born on June 1st. 1815 in Mirabell Palace
in Salzburg (now Austria).


Otto I of Greece - Source picture: Wikipedia

His parents were King Ludwig I of Bavaria and Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen.

In 1832 he became King of Greece. In 1833 he arrived there.

On December 22nd. 1836 he married Amalia of Oldenburg.  

In 1862 Otto I of Greece and his family exiled the country. They fled to Germany.
He died on July 26th. 1867 in Bamberg (Germany).

Otto I of Greece was buried in the Theatinerkirche in Munich.

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