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Georg I Christian Wilhelm Ferdinand Adolf (Georg) von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg (Schleswig-Holstein Glücksburg), King of the Hellenes

Danish: George I Christian Wilhelm Ferdinand Adolf (Georg) af Danmark, von Glücksborg (Slesvig-Holsten-Sønderborg-Glückborg), Konge af Grækenland, German: Georg I Christian Wilhelm Ferdinand Adolf (Georg) von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg (Schleswig-Holstein, Glücksburg), König von Griechenland
Also Known As: "крал Георгиос I", "George I of Greece", "Vilhelm af Danmark", "Prins Vilhelm"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: København, Hovedstaden, Danmark
Death: Died in Thessaloniki, Macedonia, Greece
Place of Burial: Tatoi, Athens, Grecia
Immediate Family:

Son of Christian IX, konge af Danmark and Queen Consort Louise of Denmark
Husband of Grand Duchess Olga Constantinovna of Russia Queen Consort of the Hellenes
Father of Konstantínos I (King of the Greeks); Prince George of Greece and Denmark; Alexandra Georgievna Grand Duchess of Russia; HRH The Prince Nicholas of Greece & Denmark; Princess Maria of Greece and Denmark and 3 others
Brother of Frederik VIII, Konge af Danmark; Queen Consort Alexandra of the United Kingdom; Mariya Feodorovna Romanov; Princess Thyra of Denmark, Crown Princess of Hanover and Prince Valdemar of Denmark

Occupation: he was selected by the Powers to take the Greek throne after Otto of Bavaria was forced into exile; he assumed the throne 31.10.1863, becoming King GEORGIOS I of the Hellenes (1863-1913), King of Greece
Managed by: Günther Kipp
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About Geórgios I (King of the Greeks)

  • William George zu Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, King of the Hellenes gained the title of Prince William of Denmark.
  • Georgios I King of the Hellenes 1863

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Predecessor Otto Successor Constantine I

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Geórgios I (King of the Greeks)'s Timeline

1845
December 24, 1845
København, Hovedstaden, Danmark
1867
October 27, 1867
Age 21
Sct. Petersburg, Russia
1868
August 2, 1868
Age 22
Athens, Attica, Greece
1869
June 24, 1869
Age 23
Corfu, Ionian Islands, Greece
1870
August 30, 1870
Age 24
Corfu, Grecia
1872
January 22, 1872
Age 26
Athen, Greece
1876
March 3, 1876
Age 30
Athens, Attica, Greece
1880
April 6, 1880
Age 34
Athen, Greece
1882
January 20, 1882
Age 36
Athens, Attica, Greece
1888
August 11, 1888
Age 42
Pavlovsk, Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation