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  Constantine II of Greece - Biocrawler
Constantine II (born June 2, 1940), was the last King of Greece from March 6, 1964 to December 8, 1974.
Constantine II's sister, Sofia, is married to King Juan Carlos of Spain.
Constantine II and Queen Anne-Marie live in exile in London, England, where the exiled monarch is a close friend of The Prince of Wales and a godfather to Prince William of Wales.
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Constantine of Greece, formerly Constantine II, King of the Hellenes (born June 2, 1940) was King of Greece from 1964 until the abolition of the monarchy by the Greek military junta on June 1, 1973.
Constantine was born at Psychiko, near Athens, the nephew of King George II and eldest son of the king's brother and heir, Crown Prince Paul.
Infanta Sofía of Spain/Princess Irene of Greece and Denmark
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  Constantine II of Greece - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Constantine of Greece, formerly Constantine II, King of the Hellenes (born June 2, 1940) was King of Greece from 1964 until the abolition of the monarchy in 1974.
Constantine was born at Psychiko, near Athens, the nephew of King George II and eldest son of the King's brother and heir, Prince Paul.
Constantine was seen as young and inexperienced as well as being under the influence of his mother, a strong conservative and believer in the prerogatives of the monarchy.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark
Constantine of Greece, formerly Constantine II, King of the Hellenes (born June 2, 1940) was King of Greece from 1964 until the abolition of the monarchy in 1974.
Prince Pavlos, Crown Prince of Greece, Prince of Denmark is the eldest son of Constantine II, King of the Hellenes from 1964 to 1973.
Prince Nikolaos of Greece and Denmark (born 1 October 1969) is the second son and third child of King Constantine, the former king of Greece and Queen Anne-Marie, who was born a Princess of Denmark as the youngest daughter of the late King Frederik IX of Denmark and Queen...
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 Science Fair Projects - Constantine II of Greece   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Constantine II Constantine II (born June 2, 1940), was the last King of Greece from March 6, 1964 to December 8, 1974.
Constantine II's sister, Sofia, is married to King Juan Carlos of Spain.
Constantine II and Queen Anne-Marie live in exile in London,England, where the exiled monarch is a close friend of The Prince of Wales and a godfather to Prince William of Wales.
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 Ancestors and Family of Anne-Marie Oldenburg
Marriage: Constantine II of Greece on 18 Sep 1964 in Athens, Greece
Anne-Marie married Constantine II of Greece, son of Paul I of Greece Oldenburg and Frederica Louise Thyra von Hanover, on 18 Sep 1964 in Athens, Greece.
(Constantine II of Greece was born on 2 Jun 1940.)
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 Constantine II
Constantine was born at Psychiko, near Athens, the nephew of King George II and eldest son of the King's brother and heir, Prince Paul.
Constantine was seen as young and inexperienced as well as being under the influence of his mother, a strong conservative and believer in the prerogatives of the monarchy.
Constantine proposed the appointment another person pleasing to the prime minister as defense minister because, as the King argued, there was a conflict of interest, since the prime minister's son was allegedly involved in the scandal.
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 Constantine II King of Greece: Free Encyclopedia Articles at Questia.com Online Library
He is the youngest child of the deposed King Constantine II of Greece and his wife Queen Anne-Marie of Denmark, the...
Constantine was stripped of his Greek...ruled that Greece had to compensate...the former king for property...
The Turkish victory...rebellion, and Constantine in 1922 was again...son, George II, succeeded.
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 Constantine the Great, c.274-337
The Roman emperor, Flavius Valerius Aurelius Constantinus, or Constantine I, was born at Naissus, in Upper Moesia.
Constantine joined his father, who ruled in the west, at Boulogne on the expedition against the Picts, and before Constantinus died (306) he proclaimed his son his successor.
Constantine was now sole emperor of the west; and by the death of Galerius in 311 and of Maximin in 313, Licinius became sole emperor of the east.
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Constantine II of Greece (as King of the Hellenes)
At the beginning of 1944, Papadopoulos left Greece with the help of British intelligence agents and went to the Middle East, where the Greek government-in-exile was based, where he received the rank of Lieutenant.
King Konstantinos II surrounded by the junta government at the swearing-in ceremony of the dictators.
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 George II (of Greece) - Search Results - MSN Encarta
George II (of Greece) (1890-1947), king of Greece (1922-1923, 1935-1941, 1946-1947), eldest son of King Constantine I, of the house of Glücksburg,...
Greece continued in 1946 as the only country in the Balkan peninsula which remained outside the direct sphere of Russian influence and where the Communists were not in control.
George II, King of the Hellenes (Greek: Γεώργιος Β' [Geōrgios] Βασιλεύς των Ελλήνων); 20 July 1890 — 1 April 1947), ruled from 1922-1924 and 1935-1947.
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 Greece (10/06)
Greece has been a major net beneficiary of the EU budget; in 2004, EU transfers accounted for 3.6 percent of GDP and are estimated to have been approximately 3.2 percent of GDP in 2005.
Greece was adamantly opposed to the use of "Macedonia" by the government in Skopje, claiming that the term is intrinsically Greek and should not be used by a foreign country.
Greece and Turkey have unresolved disagreements regarding the Aegean maritime boundary, the treatment of the Orthodox Church and Greek minority in Istanbul, and the Muslim (primarily ethnic Turkish) minority in western Thrace.
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 Constantine II - Encyclopedia.com
Constantine II 316-40, Roman emperor, son of Constantine I. When the empire was divided at the death (337) of Constantine I, among the brothers Constantius II, Constans I, and Constantine II, Constantine II received Britain, Gaul, and Spain.
Framing the sun: the Arch of Constantine and the Roman cityscape.
Caramanlis' stamp on Greece encompassed many of the nation's defining moments this century, from the Nazi occupation in World War II to Greece's recognition as a full...
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 Greece
Greece has been a major net beneficiary of the EU budget; in 2004, EU transfers accounted for 3.6% of GDP and are estimated to have been approximately 3.2% of GDP in 2005.
Greece was adamantly opposed to the use of "Macedonia" by the government in Skopje, claiming that the term is intrinsically Greek and should not be used by a foreign country.
Greece and Turkey have unresolved disagreements regarding the Aegean maritime boundary, the treatment of the Orthodox Church and Greek minority in Istanbul, and the Muslim (primarily ethnic Turkish) minority in western Thrace.
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 Great Buildings Online - Master Buildings List 2007.0222
Breuer House II, by Marcel Breuer, at Lincoln, Massachusetts, 1939.
Fourth Temple of Hera, by Rhoikos of Samos, at Samos, Greece, -575 to -550.
Temple of Apollo, by Ictinus, at Bassae, Greece, -420 to -410.
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 Rome's Christian Emperors to 410 CE
Constantine's half of the empire remained from five to ten percent Christian, and the city of Rome remained largely pagan, especially the Senate, and so too did the high command of Constantine's army.
Constantine also ruled that various other Christian groupings who did not conform to established doctrine would be considered heretics and would have their meeting places confiscated.
Constantine II inherited rule in Spain, Britannia and Gaul, and being the eldest son he claimed authority over his brothers, who were unwilling to submit, and in the year 340 he invaded Italy.
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 Constantine II - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Constantine II (317 – 340), Roman Emperor 337 – 340
Constantine II of Greece (born 6/2/1940), Olympic champion (1960) and formerly King of the Hellenes March 6, 1964 – December 8, 1974
Eskender, Emperor of Ethiopia sometimes known as Constantine II The Roman usurper Constantine III, known as Constantine II of Britain in British legend
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 My Family
Constantine I OLDENBURG (King of Greece) was born on 2 Aug 1868 in Athens, Greece.
Constantine II OLDENBURG (King of Greece) was born in 1940 in Psychiko.
Sophia of Greece OLDENBURG was born in 1938.
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 The return of the King of Greece for the games - Today Show Olympics - MSNBC.com
Constantine II is back in Athens for the Olympics after being exiled for nearly 40 years.
Constantine II, who currently lives in London, was forced into exile after a military government seized power in 1967.
Constantine says that money is going to a charitable foundation he set up to benefit Greek farmers whose harvest was destroyed by natural disasters.
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 Royal Family of Europe - pafg165 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Albrecht Ernst II Prince Of hOTTINGEN-hOTTINGEN was born on 8 Aug 1669 in, hottingen, Schwaben, Bavaria.
Margarita Of Greece And DENMARK [Parents] was born on 18 Apr 1905 in Isle Of Kerkira, Mon Repos, Corfu, Greece.
Constantine II OF GREECE KIng of Greece [Parents] was born on 2 Jun 1940 in Psychiko (near Athens), Greece.
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 Greece - IBWiki
The first monarch of an independant Greece was King George I, son of Archking Christian IX of the Scandinavian Realm.
Greece remained an ally of Russia, opposed to the CSDS, except during periods of brief anti-SNOR regimes.
There are rumors of an intention by King Paul II of restoring the imperial title by declaring Greece to be the restoration of the (Eastern) Roman Empire, and decreeing for himself the title of Emperor.
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Constantine, a cousin of Prince Philip and godfather to Prince William, was allowed to remove the objects – many of them gifts to George I from inter-related European royal families – from his favourite palace, Tatoi, in 1991 during a brief thaw in his long-running legal battles with successive Greek governments.
Constantine is said to have been encouraged to sell the heirlooms after seeing the success of two other royal sales at Christie's this year – tableware, paintings and books once owned by Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, and the spectacular auction of Princess Margaret's private possessions, which earned a staggering £13.6 million.
Constantine, now 66, left Greece in 1967 with his family and little more than the clothes they were wearing.
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 AllRefer.com - Greece : History : Constitutional Government, Greece (Greek Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
Greece was a charter member of the UN, and in 1951 it was admitted to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).
In 1954, Greece signed an alliance with Turkey and Yugoslavia, but friction with Turkey (and also with Great Britain) soon arose over the sovereignty of Cyprus, the majority of whose population is ethnically Greek, and continued after Cyprus became independent in 1960.
The moderately liberal Center Union gained a plurality of seats in the legislature in elections in 1963, but its leader George Papandreou failed to win a vote of confidence for his government, and new elections were held in 1964.
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 Greece at Caribbean Topfunwebsites   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Greece became a province of the Roman Empire, but Greek culture would continue to dominate the eastern Mediterranean and when the Empire finally split in two the Eastern or Byzantine Empire, centered on Constantinople, would remain Greek in nature, as well as encompassing Greece itself.
Greece, before the Ottoman rule, was part of the Eastern Roman Empire or as it is commonly known the Byzantine Empire.
One small part of Greece, Mount Athos, is recognised by the Greek constitution as an autonomous monastic republic the foreign relations of which, however, remain the prerogative of the Greek state.
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 AllRefer.com - Greece : History : Military Rule, Greece (Greek Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
Constantine Kollias was made prime minister, but real power was held by three army officers, George Papadopoulos, Gregory Spandidakis, and Stylianos Patakos.
In 1968, a new constitution that drastically curtailed the power of the monarchy and expanded that of the prime minister was overwhelmingly approved in a referendum.
In June, 1973, the monarchy was abolished, and Greece became a presidential republic.
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 23RD GENERATION
King George II of GREECE was born in 1890 in Greece - son of Constantine I. He died about 1947.
Elizabeth of ROMANIA (daughter of King Ferdinand I of ROMANIA King of Roumania and Marie of SAXE-COBURG Queen of Romania) was born in 1894 in Rumania - dtr of Ferdinand.
Constantine II of GREECE was born in Greece - son of George II.
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 Constantine Summary
Constantine could not challenge this decision immediately, but when his father died at York in July 306, he reasserted the claim, this time backed by the British and Gallic armies, and requested confirmation from the eastern emperor.
Constantine's motives are beyond reconstruction, but it is clear that he believed the victory had been won with divine assistance.
Constantine had never been a persecutor; indeed, in 306 he had ordered the restoration of property in Britain and Gaul that had been confiscated from Christians during the Great Persecution (303–305).
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