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  Princess Olga of Greece and Denmark - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Princess Olga of Greece and Denmark (11 June 1903 — 16 October 1997) was the granddaughter of King George I of Greece and wife of the last Prince Regent of Yugoslavia.
Olga was born in Tatoi, the eldest daughter of Prince Nicholas of Greece and Denmark and his wife, Grand Duchess Helen Vladimirovna of Russia.
Princess Olga's paternal grandfather George I was a son of Christian IX of Denmark and Luise of Hesse-Kassel.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Princess_Olga_of_Greece_and_Denmark   (487 words)

 S75 Famous Queens Tobacco Silks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
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 Orthodox Eastern Church - LoveToKnow 1911   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The old outlines, however, are effaced wherever the Christian races have emancipated themselves from the Turkish rule, and the national churches of Greece, Servia and Rumania have reorganized themselves on a new basis.
The constitution of the Church of Modern Greece is the result of the peculiar position of the patriarch of Constantinople.
But the patriarch was in the hands of the Turks; he had been appointed by the sultan, and he was compelled by the Turkish authorities to ban the movement for freedom.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Orthodox_Eastern_Church   (7956 words)

 Reigning Queens and Empresses   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
1920 Regent/Vice-Reine Dowager HM Queen Olga of Greece (18.11-11.12)
Queen Elizabeth used to be Head of State in most of the countries in the Commonwealth.
As Queen Mother she is Deputy Head of State and co-Chairperson of the Swazi National Council the Libandla, together with the king.
www.guide2womenleaders.com /queens_and_empresses.htm   (1847 words)

 boys clothing: European royalty--Greece
The cause of subjected Greece became a romantic issue in the 19th century championed by Lord Byron.
He was the second son of King Christain IX and Queen Louise of Denmark, and this unlikely to inherit the Danish crown.
In the post-war settlement, Greece was given eastern Thrace from the Turks and the Aegean Islands that had been occupied by Italy.
histclo.com /royal/gre/royal-gre.htm   (2152 words)

 Amazon.com: Olga Romanov: Books: Patricia Phenix   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Olga's brother, the Tsar Nicholas II was married to one of Queen Victoria's granddaughters and this is an important fact.
It approaches Olga's remarkable life in chronological order and it never looses track of the fact that this book is about Olga's life and not that of some of her more famous relatives.
Olga moved from the life of a pampered princess and society woman to that of a nurse at the front line and from there to a refugee, with her family in Europe and Canada.
www.amazon.com /Olga-Romanov-Patricia-Phenix/dp/0140280863   (1251 words)

 Queen Victoria
Queen Victoria was christened Alexandrina Victoria after Tsar Alexander I of Russia (her godfather) and her mother.
During the Boer War Queen Victoria gave all of the soldiers and sailors a slab of chocolate in a metal box with her portrait on it.
Queen Victoria also requested a white funeral, which was definitely granted to her, and not only by her family--the ground was covered with snow.
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 Greece - Zante
The King of Greece, however, had taken off his crown, or the jaunty little yachting-cap that serves the same purpose, and gone to a safe place on his yacht.
King George of Greece and Queen Olga, with the Crown Prince and Prince Nicolas, arrived in the royal yacht, accompanied by the Minister of the Interior.
The king with his little yachting cap looked like a naval officer, and the queen, dressed in deep fl, like the Sister of Charity that she really is. Every one was impressed with her simplicity and tender kindness.
www.oldandsold.com /articles21/greece-7.shtml   (3146 words)

 The Fate of the Romanovs: The Survivors
Queen Olga had gone back to her homeland to establish a military hospital as soon as the War had begun in 1914.
She was the daughter of Emperor Alexander II, daughter-in-law of Queen Victoria and mother of Queen Marie of Roumania and the Grand Duchess Victoria Feodorovna.
Princess Olga Alexandrovna was married to Count George of Merenburg, the brother of Countess Torby.
www.angelfire.com /pa/ImperialRussian/royalty/russia/survivor.html   (3978 words)

Princess Anne-Marie of Denmark, Queen of Greece *1946,
Princess Irene (Yreny) of Greece and Denmark *1942
(dghtr of Prince Andrea of Greece and Denmark and Alice, Pss of Battenberg/Mountbatten)
worldroots.com /brigitte/royal/royal33.htm   (351 words)

 Jason C. Mavrovitis, Out of the Balkans, Pt.1, Ch.1, p.11
In 1878 Queen Olga sailed to Russia to visit her family and to seek support from the Tsar for Greece's interests at the Berlin Conference called by the Powers to settle the Treaty of San Stefano.
Queen Olga sailed to Odessa and crossed Russia in comfort on the Tsar's personal train to attend the wedding of Grand Duke Alexander to her niece, Grand Duchess Xenia.
While kings, queens, crown princes and princesses cruised resplendent past Sozopolis on their elegant yachts, the women of the city spent their days at housework ~ cleaning and cooking, working at looms, sewing, crocheting, knitting, and caring for their children.
www.pahh.com /mavrovitis/chapter1j.html   (572 words)

 Queen Olga Thessaloniki, Greece - Queen Olga Group Booking Reservation Meetings Meeting Planning Weddings Wedding ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
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Weddings at the Queen Olga with their facilities, guest rooms and experienced wedding and group management staff, are magnificent.
A Queen Olga wedding reception is a party where guests come to celebrate the marriage of the bride and groom.
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 boys clothing: European royalty--Greece George I
The Queen herself was very homesick and took quite a while to adjust to her new life.
She was the eldest daughter of Admiral Prince Louis of Battenberg and Princess Victoria of Hesse, a grand daugter of Queen Victoria.
Queen Olga gradually adjusted to adult life and involved herself in social issues, she gave special attention to hospitals and prison reform.
histclo.com /royal/gre/royal-greg1.htm   (2423 words)

 22ND GENERATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Grand Duchess Olga ROMANOV Queen of Greece was born in 1851 in Russia - dtr of Grand Duke Constantine.
King George (William George) of the HELLENES (son of King Christian IX of DENMARK and Princess Louisa of HESSE-CASSEL Queen of Denmark) was born in 1845 in Denmark - son of Christian IX.
Christopher of GREECE was born in Greece - son of George I. Return to Table of Contents
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 CNN.com - Transcripts
There is an interesting thing that -- a lot of people felt that Queen Victoria was a sort of grandmother of Europe and King Christian IX was considered to be the grandfather figure of Europe, because their children married different kings and different queens.
And I remember once the Queen Mother was telling me that when she married the duke of York, she met my great grandmother, Queen Olga of Greece, who was the daughter of Grand Duke Constantine of Russia, who was the younger brother of Czar Alexander II.
And she came to England just after Queen Mother married the duke of York, and realized that the Queen Mother was sitting quite quietly in a corner, and called her over, and gently started to tell her what people would expect of her as being now a princess.
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 I6979: Sophie Dorothea Ulrica Of Prussia Queen of Greece (14 JUN 1870 - 13 JAN 1932)
I6979: Sophie Dorothea Ulrica Of Prussia Queen of Greece (14 JUN 1870 - 13 JAN 1932)
Spouses of Sophie Dorothea Ulrica Of Prussia Queen of Greece
Descendants of Sophie Dorothea Ulrica Of Prussia Queen of Greece and King Constantine I Of Greece
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 Women in power 1900-1940   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
She was the daughter the Prince Alfred Duke of Edinburgh, Queen Victoria's second son and Grand Duchess Marie Alexandrovna of Russia, mother of 6 children, and lived (1875-1938).
Generally known as Queen Salote Tupou III, she was absolute ruler and President of the Privy Council, the 24th Tu’i Kano’kupolu and 1923-65 Head of the Free Wesleyan Church of Tonga, the National (Methodist) Church.
Born HIH Grand Duchess Olga Konstantinovna Romanova of Russia, she was acting head of state after her grandson Alexander I (1917-20) had died after a monkey bite, until her son Contantinos I returned to take over the throne a second time - he reigned (1913-17) and (1920-22).
www.guide2womenleaders.com /womeninpower/Womeninpower1900.htm   (6417 words)

 Olga Konstantinovna of Russia information information - Search.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Olga Konstantinovna of Russia (in Russian Великая Княжна Ольга Константиновна) (3 September 1851 - 18 June 1926), born Her Imperial Highness Grand Duchess Olga Konstantinovna of Russia, was the queen consort of King George I of Greece and in 1920, Regent of Greece.
A granddaughter of Tsar Nicholas I of Russia and cousin of Tsar Alexander III of Russia and Tsar Nicholas II, Olga was the daughter of Grand Duke Konstantin Nikolayevich of Russia and Alexandra Iosifovna, a Princess of Saxe-Altenberg.
She was acting Regent after her grandson, Alexander I died on 25 October, 1920 of a monkey bite, until her son Constantine returned to take over the throne a second time.
c10-ss-1-lb.cnet.com /reference/Olga_Konstantinovna_of_Russia   (321 words)

 Olishka's Journal ~ My Story
I was born at Tsarskoe Selo on November 3 (according to the old calendar, November 15 on the new calendar), 1895, the first child of Tsar Nicholas II and Tsaritsa Alexandra of Russia.
The Dowager-Empress and Queen Olga of Greece were her godmothers, and it was the Empress Marie, wonderfully young-looking for the grandmother's role, who held the baby during the ceremony.
Her hair, blonde and abundant, was worn for the first time coiled up young-lady fashion, and she bore herself as the central figure of the festivities with a modesty and a dignity which greatly pleased her parents.
www.livadia.org /olishka/me.html   (4242 words)

The couple had 6 children of whom three sons became kings of Greece, though for short periods, and one daughter, Princess Helena, became Crown Princess of Romania through her marriage to Crown Prince Carol of Romania, later King Carol II.
The Glücksburg Family in Greece was continued through their son Prince Paul, who married Princess Frederika, a grand-child of the Danish King Christian IX's youngest daughter, Princess Thyra of Cumberland.
He had married Queen Elizabeth, who was the daughter of King Ferdinand of Romania, and sister of the later King Carol II of Romania.
glucksburg.heindorffhus.dk /frame-Greece.htm   (987 words)

 The Project Gutenberg EBook of Edison's Conquest of Mars, by Garrett P. Serviss   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Queen Victoria, with the Prince of Wales escorting her, and riding in an open carriage, was greeted with roars of cheers; the Emperor William, following in another carriage with Empress Victoria at his side, condescended to bow and smile in response to the greetings of a free people.
The Queen of England led the dance, on the arm of the President of the United States.
The Czar choose for his partner a dark-eyed beauty from Peru, but King Malietoa, of Samoa, was suspicious of civilized charmers and, avoiding all of their allurements, expressed his joy and gave vent to his enthusiasm in a pas seul.
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 The Kings of Greece
He was offered the Greek throne in 1863, and became King George I. He and Queen Olga** had seven children: King Constantine I, Prince George, Princess Alexandra, Prince Nicholas, Princess Marie, Prince Andrew, and Prince Christopher.
The King, who was a simple man, reportedly thought little of his wife Queen Mary's collection of objets d'art- with the exception of a small figurine of Lady Godiva.
My notes are only meant to identify the different Kings of Greece from one another; her article provides much more history and also discusses other family members.
www.angelfire.com /celeb/millers/greece1.html   (721 words)

 Prince Michael of Greece
Prince Michael of Greece and Denmark (born 7 January 1939) is a member of the Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg.
He was born in Rome to Prince Christopher of Greece and Denmark and his second wife, Françoise de Guise, Princess of Orléans; his father died shortly after his birth.
His paternal grandparents were George I of Greece and Olga, Queen of Greece.
www.mlahanas.de /Greece/History/Portraits/PrinceMichaelOfGreece.html   (243 words)

 Anne-Marie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Frederik VIII's great granddaughter, Queen Anne-Marie of Greece, is the youngest daughter of King Frederik IX and Queen Ingrid of Denmark.
In 1964 the eighteen-year-old Danish princess married the king of Greece, Constantine II, and on the same occasion she gave up her place as second in line to the Danish throne.
The couple lived on the family estate of Tatoi in Greece and since then they have lived in exile, primarily in London.
www.dr.dk /aroyalfamily/person_annemarie.html   (108 words)

 Home of Nicholas of Greece
I have married the lovely Grand Duchess Elena ("Eleni") of Russia in 1902, and we had three daughters- Princess Olga in 1903 (Princess Paul of Yugoslavia); Princess Elizabeth ("Elisavet"), who we called Woolly in 1904 (Countess zu Toerring-Jettenbach) and Princess Marina, who we called Baby in 1906 (Duchess of Kent).
There was offs and ons of the Greek governments with or without a King, this has been going on for years since the WW1 ended and when my cousin the Tsar and his family were murdered in 1918 (the youngest, the Tsarevitch Alexei, was Woolly's age) my family wept bitterly for them.
I died in Greece in 1938, at my bedside were my wife and oldest daughter Olga.
www.panhistoria.com /Stacks/Novels/Character_Homes/home.php?CharID=5434   (339 words)

 Young Russian Royalty - The Royal Forums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
That would be the line of Anastasia Mihailovna, Grand Duchess of Mecklenburg (even though she was the daughter of a younger brother of Olga's father).
Vera Constantinova (niece of Queen Olga) died a couple of years ago, and Princess Ekatrina Ionovna (daughter of Ion Constantinovich and Helen of Serbia) renounced her rights at the time of marriage.
This is the GL from Olga Constantinova,the later Queen Olga of Greece!!
www.theroyalforums.com /forums/f80/young-russian-royalty-6530.html   (1262 words)

 Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna
Grand Duchess Olga, age 19, at her St. Petersburg residence shortly after her first marriage to Prince Peter of Oldenburg in 1901.
Ian Vorres is the President of the Vorres Museum Foundation, Athens, Greece and the former Mayor of Paiania, Athens, Greece.
Artworks by Grand Duchess Olga are in the collections of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh, His Majesty King Harald of Norway, the Ballerup Museum, Denmark, and private collections in the United States, Canada and Europe, among others.
www.si.edu /oahp/olga   (659 words)

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