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Greece

  • J. Scott Keltie
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

Georgios I., born Dec, 24, 1845, the second son (Wilhelm) of Prince Christian of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, present King of Denmark; elected King of the Hellenes by the National Assembly at Athens, March 18 (30), 1863; accepted the crown, through his father the King of Denmark, acting as his guardian, June 4, 1863; declared of age by decree of the National Assembly, June 27,1863; landed in Greece, Nov. 2, 1863; married, October 27, 1867, to Queen Olga, born Aug. 22 (Sept. 3), 1851, the eldest daughter of Grand-duke Constantine of Russia, brother of the late Emperor Alexander II.

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1883

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