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  Otto - LoveToKnow 1911
OTTO, king of Greece (1815-1867), was the second son of Louis I., king of Bavaria, and his wife Teresa of Saxe-Altenburg.
Otto, who was not yet eighteen, was accompanied by a council of regency composed of Bavarians under the presidency of Count Josef Ludwig von Armansperg (1787-1853), who as minister of finance in Bavaria had succeeded in restoring the credit of the state at the cost of his popularity.
On the 1st of June 1835 Otto came of age, but, on the advice.of his father and under pressure of Great Britain and of the house of Rothschild, who all believed that a capable finance minister was the supreme need of Greece, he retained Armansperg as chancellor of state.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Otto   (1062 words)

 Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > History of Greece
Otto ruled as an absolute despot and this led to more and more civil unrest until in 1843 the people and the army of Greece revolted and demanded a constitution.
Otto's continuing absolutist rule and disrespect for the new constitution led to the deposition of the King in 1862.
Greece was proclaimed a republic on March 25, 1924, but George II returned to the throne in 1935, and a plebiscite in 1946 upheld the monarchy.
www.kids.net.au /encyclopedia-wiki/hi/History_of_Greece   (1333 words)

 Greece in EURO 2004
Greece were soon pressing forward in search of an equaliser but their nerves were all too apparent against a Russia side playing without pressure.
Greece pulled off the biggest shock of UEFA EURO 2004™ here tonight when they beat France for the first time in their history to reach the semi-finals where they will meet the Czech Republic or Denmark.
Greece coach Otto Rehhagel made three changes to the side beaten by Russia in their final group match, striker Themistoklis Nikolaidis making his first start of the tournament, midfield player Georgios Karagounis returning from suspension and Panagiotis Fyssas preferred to Stylianos Venetidis at left-back.
www.freewebtown.com /mohammadianovic/greece.htm   (3920 words)

 boys clothing: European royalty--Greece
The cause of subjected Greece became a romantic issue in the 19th century championed by Lord Byron.
In the post-war settlement, Greece was given eastern Thrace from the Turks and the Aegean Islands that had been occupied by Italy.
The Germans began withdrawing from Greece in September 1944 and the British landed in 1944, preventing a communist takeover.
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 Otto of Greece
Otto of Wittelsbach, Prince of Bavaria and King of Greece (Salzburg, June 1, 1815 - Bamberg, July 26, 1867) was made the first modern king of Greece in 1832 under the Convention of London, whereby Greece became a new independent kingdom under the protection of the United Kingdom, France and Russia.
Although King Otto tried to function as an absolute monarch, as Thomas Gallant writes, he "was neither ruthless enough to be feared, nor compassionate enough to be loved, nor competent enough to be respected." 2 By 1843 public dissatisfaction with him had reached crisis proportions and there were demands for a constitution.
King Otto of Greece adopted the native Greek garment the Foustanella which eventually became the official dress of King Otto's court..
www.mlahanas.de /Greece/History/Portraits/OttoOfGreece.html   (995 words)

 Greece Football Club News and Results from Football.co.uk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Greece's German coach Otto Rehhagel was elated after his side's fairytale run in Euro 2004 continued with a dramatic 1-0 semi-final win over the Czech Republic.
Greece striker Angelos Charisteas has warned that his side are far from finished at Euro 2004, as they prepare to face the Czech Republic in the semi-finals.
Greece's veteran midfielder Theo Zagorakis says that the current side is the best he has played in during a ten-year international career.
www.football.co.uk /greece/index.shtml   (235 words)

Greece's victory at EURO 2004 will be forever remembered as a victory of effectiveness over entertainment.
Greece, heroes of a modern mythology, caused one of the biggest surprises ever in football history at the Luz stadium.
It is King Otto, who has for a long time demonstrated his ability of saving teams that appear to have lost before the start of the game.
groups.msn.com /GreeceCafe/euro2004.msnw   (1322 words)

 Otto of Greece (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.umd.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
'''Otto of Wittelsbach, Prince of Bavaria''' and King of Greece, (Salzburg, June 1, 1815 - Bamberg, July 26, 1867) was made the first modern king of Greece in 1832 under the Convention of London, where Greece became a new independent kingdom under the protection of the United Kingdom, France and Russia.
Otto was born in Salzburg, Austria, son of Ludwig I of Bavaria and his wife Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen (1792-1854).
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Otto, King of Greece, was the second son of Louis I, king of Bavaria, and his wife Teresa of Saxe-Altenburg.
On the 1st of June 1835 Otto came of age, but, on the advice of his father and under pressure of Great Britain and of the house of Rothschild, who all believed that a capable finance minister was the supreme need of Greece, he retained Armansperg as chancellor of state.
For the ill-advised intervention in the Crimean War, which led to a second occupation of the Peiraeus, Otto was not responsible; his consent had been given under protest as a concession to popular clamor.
www.nndb.com /people/308/000103996   (978 words)

 Otto I (of Greece) - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Otto I (of Greece), full name Otto Friedrich Ludwig (1815-67), king of Greece (1832-62), the second son of Louis I, king of Bavaria.
Kapodístrias sought with some success to equip Greece with the basic structures of a state following a decade of intermittent fighting.
Otto I (Holy Roman Empire), called Otto the Great (912-973), Holy Roman emperor (962-973), king of Germany (936-973), the son of the German king...
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 SI.com - Soccer - Euro 2004, Olympics promise big year for Greece - Wednesday June 9, 2004 8:55PM
Greece had already lost by the same scoreline at home to Spain and appeared to be embarking on another fruitless qualifying quest.
Greece used the same tactics to qualify top of their group for their second European Championship following their previous appearance in 1980, and were unbeaten in 15 consecutive games until a 4-0 defeat by the Netherlands last month.
The German, nicknamed "King Otto" in Greece, was already a hero during the late 1980s when his exciting Werder Bremen underdogs gave giants Bayern Munich a run for their money in the Bundesliga and won two championships, two cups, and a UEFA Cup.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /2004/soccer/06/09/greece.pre   (2561 words)

 ANISTORITON: History News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Otto was one of the sons of King Ludwig of Bavaria and he was appointed King of Greece by the three great powers of his era, namely England, France and Russia.
Ludwig, Otto's father, was a true lover of Ancient Greece, a fact that was proven by his collection of sculpture from the temple of Athena on Aigina island (nowadays in the Munich Sculpture Museum).
Ludwig sent to Greece his son Otto to rule, the best of his administrators to set up a state organization in Greece and a few thousand of soldiers to protect the new king and the monarchy.
www.anistor.co.hol.gr /english/enback/h021.htm   (537 words)

 BBC SPORT | Football | Euro 2004 | Greece | King Otto reigns in Greece
Greece coach Otto Rehhagel ignored the interruption of the "Mission Impossible" ringtone as he reflected on a result he claimed would reverberate from Rio to New York.
Rehhagel is known as "King Otto" in Greece because of his brilliant work in guiding them to Portugal - and as their fans poured out on the streets in Lisbon on Friday in wild celebration, they were ready to worship at his court once more.
Greece have already beaten Portugal and drawn with Spain, but the way they beat France was even more impressive, although Jacques Santini's side appeared to be in the iron grip of complacency until it was too late.
news.bbc.co.uk /sport1/hi/football/euro_2004/greece/3841737.stm   (608 words)

 King Otto Rules Greece Once Again | World Cup 2006 | Deutsche Welle | 04.07.2004
Greece's soccer federation was a mess of conflicting interests, egos, and power-hungry officials and no one gave Rehhagel a chance of making an impact.
Greece is celebrating the second King Otto to come out of Germany -- the first having ruled the newly created Greece for 30 years until 1862.
Greece will play Portugal in the final of Euro 2004 after beating the Czechs by a silver goal in the second semi-final in the Estadio do Dragao in Porto on Thursday night.
www.dw-world.de /dw/article/0,2144,1254730,00.html   (927 words)

 Otto's Early Years
The second son of Ludwig, Otto of Wittgenstein was seventeen years old when he ascended the throne of the newly formed kingdom of Greece.
Greece's persistent fiscal crises were exacerbated by the fact that the fertile agricultural areas of Thessaly and Macedonia, the major ports of Thessaloniki and Smyrna, and the island of Crete remained outside the kingdom (see fig.
In 1833 the patriarch of Constantinople established an autocephalous Orthodox Church of the Kingdom of Greece with Otto at its head.
www.gogreece.com /learn/history/otto_early_years.html   (596 words)

 Otto of Greece - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
King Otto's early reign was notable for the establishment of schools and hospitals including the Athens Polytechnic University.
The attempts of Otto to conciliate Greek sentiment by efforts to enlarge the frontiers of his kingdom, for example, by the suggested acquisition of Crete in 1841, failed in their objective and only succeeded in embroiling him with the Great Powers.
Otto found himself confronted by a number of intractable ecclesiastical issues: monasticism, autocephaly, the king as head of the church and toleration of other churches.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Otto_of_Greece   (1631 words)

 Royalty.nu - Greek Royalty - History, News, Books About Royal Greece
Politics and Statecraft in the Kingdom of Greece, 1833-1843 by John A. Petropoulos.
Discusses the reign of Otto I of Wittelsbach, the Bavarian prince who became Greece's first modern king in 1833 but was deposed in 1862 and replaced by a Danish prince (who became King George I).
A King's Confectioner in the Orient: Friedrich Unger, Court Confectioner to King Otto I of Greece by Friedrich Unger.
www.royalty.nu /Europe/Balkan/Greece.html   (1964 words)

 The Succession Laws of of the Greek Monarchy
Otto's renunciation of 1836 deals with his claim to the throne of Bavaria, which he did not renounce fully but merely postponed behind those of his younger brothers.
Renunciation of Otto I of Greece to the Throne of Bavaria, 6/18 Mar 1836
In conformity with the third Decree of the Hellenic Assembly, Her Majesty Queen Amelia, during her widowhood, is of right entitled to the Regency in the event of the minority or of the absence of the Successor to the Throne, according to the conditions of Article XL of the Constitution.
www.heraldica.org /topics/royalty/greece.htm   (5712 words)

 Football | Greece: Otto Rehhagel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
King Otto, as befits a King, already had a cupboard full of silverware - including three Bundesliga trophies, won with Werder Bremen and Kaiserlautern in his native Germany - prior to taking the Greek job in August 2001.
Even more remarkable is the rigid defensive discipline he's instilled, resulting in Greece losing just four times (although the most recent defeat was a 4-0 hammering by Holland in April).
A minority in Greece criticise him for his unadventurous tactics, but the majority laud him to the blue skies for leading them to their first European Championship finals since 1980.
football.guardian.co.uk /print/0,,4938860-113380,00.html   (183 words)

 The Virtual Jewish History Tour - Greece
Greece is a small country by the Mediterranean Sea where the first European civilization began more than 2,000 years ago.
The achievements of ancient Greece in government, science, philosophy and the arts are considered foundations of western culture.
In early 2000, Greece’s Supreme Court upheld an award of 9.5 billion drachmas to relatives of 218 villagers massacred by the Nazis at Distomo on June 10, 1944.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/vjw/Greece.html   (5467 words)

 7DAYS » Can anyone ‘do a Greece’?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Just weeks after that prophetic statement, Otto Rehhagel’s Greece were crowned 2004 European champions, to much gnashing of teeth and stamping of feet from Europe’s elite.
According to Greek television, the FIFA representative stood in the aisle between the assembled members of Otto Rehhagel’s side, and told them they ‘should be embarrassed’ of their performance in Kazakhstan that night, where they had needed a 94-minute winner to overcome the group whipping boys.
Greece triumphed by slowing the game down to a dawdle, before catching their frustrated opponents by surprise.
www.7days.ae /2006/06/05/can-anyone-do-a-greece.html   (1797 words)

 Fairy tale continues, says Greece coach
Greece's German coach Otto Rehhagel hailed the 1-0 silver goal victory over Czech Republic in Thursday's Euro 2004 semi-final as a miracle.
Greece, 80-1 outsiders to win the title before the tournament, play hosts Portugal in Sunday's final.
Asked if Greece could beat the hosts he said: "In football everything is possible, we don't have anything to lose.
www.rediff.com /sports/2004/jul/02otto.htm   (326 words)

 Greece   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Greece is a mountainous country, with flat land restricted to many small coastal plains.
Greece is poorly endowed with minerals and fuel.
The present population is derived mainly from the inhabitants of ancient Greece.
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 Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
George I, King of the Greeks (Greek: Γεώργιος A', Βασιλεύς των Ελλήνων) (December 24, 1845 — March 18, 1913) was King of the Hellenes (Greece) from 1863 to 1913.
As the first monarch of the new Greek dynasty, his 50-year reign (the longest in modern Greek history) was characterized by territorial gain and political coming-of-age as Greece established her place in pre-war Europe.
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.
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 Greece thrive on Otto’s motto - Deccan Herald   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Greece's shock victory in the Euro 2004 opening match against hosts Portugal on Saturday was largely down to one man.
But 'King Otto', as he is affectionately known in Greece, proved the doubters wrong.
Greece have since swept through the Euro 2004 qualifiers, topping their group ahead of Spain, during a 15-match unbeaten run and the players love working with their coach.
www.deccanherald.com /deccanherald/jun142004/sp3.asp   (453 words)

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