Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark

Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark, also known under her stage name Theodora Greece, is a British actress and member of the Greek royal family and the Danish royal family.

Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark

Who is Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark?

Theodora died of heart problems six years after her husband, in 1969.

Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark (1906–1969)

Theodora
Born 30 May 1906 Tatoi Palace, Tatoi, Kingdom of Greece
Died 16 October 1969 (aged 63) Konstanz, West Germany
Burial Salem, Germany
Spouse Berthold, Margrave of Baden ​ ​ ( m. 1931; died 1963)​

Why is there a princess of Greece and Denmark?

As an agnatic descendant of Christian IX of Denmark Theodora is a Danish princess, and because King Christian’s second son, Prince William of Denmark, was elected “George I, King of the Hellenes” in 1863, her father (George’s great-grandson) inherited the throne of Greece in 1964.

Do Greece and Denmark have the same royal family?

The Greek royal family (Greek: Ελληνική Βασιλική Οικογένεια) is a branch of the Danish royal family, itself 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.

How are Greece and Denmark related?

Greece has an embassy in Copenhagen and 2 honorary consulates in Arhus and Tórshavn. Both countries are full members of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, of NATO, and of the European Union.

Does Crown Prince Pavlos speak Greek?

Crown Prince Pavlos was born on 20 May 1967 in Athens, to King Constantine II of Greece and Queen Anne Marie, by birth a Princess of Denmark. Pavlos was raised bilingually, speaking both Greek and English. He also speaks German, French, Spanish, and Italian.

Why is Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh?

Prince Philip did not have the title of the king because of British royal tradition whereby a man marrying into the royal family does not assume the male version of the title held by his wife. He became duke of Edinburgh prior to his marriage to Elizabeth in 1947, and she designated him a prince in 1957. Learn more.

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