Elisabeth Charlotte Josephine Alexandra Victoria von Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen (Hohenzollern), Queen of the Hellenes
German: Elisabeth von Rumänien, 1921-1935 geschieden
|Birthplace:||Peles Castle, Sinaia, Prahova, Romania|
|Death:||Died in Cannes, France|
|Place of Burial:||Cannes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France|
Daughter of Ferdinand von Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen I, König von Romania and Maria Alexandra Victoria von Sachsen-Coburg-Gotha, Queen Consort of Romania
|Occupation:||Queen of the Hellenes 1922-1924, Queen of Greece|
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About HM The Queen Elisabeth of Greece
Queen Elisabeth of Greece born Princess Elisabeta of Romania (12 October 1894 - 14 November 1956) was the Queen Consort of King George II of Greece. She was the daughter of King Ferdinand I of Romania and his wife, Queen Marie. Her full birth name was Elisabetha Charlotte Josephine Alexandra Victoria von Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, Princess of Romania.
She was born in the Peleş Castle. On 27 February 1921, she married the future King George, then Crown Prince, in Bucharest. She was queen consort from 1922 to 1923, and afterwards the couple lived in exile. The marriage was unsuccessful, and they were divorced on 6 July 1935. George was restored to his throne on 3 November, 1935. Elisabeth then returned to live in Romania until its monarchy was abolished after World War II. She had numerous affairs, including one before her marriage with Frank Rattigan, father of playwright Terence Rattigan. which resulted in his being expelled from the diplomatic service.
She died in Cannes, France in 1956.
She was once quoted as saying, "I've committed every vice in my life except murder, and I don't want to die without doing that either."
Elisabetha Charlotte Josephine Alexandra Victoria von Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, Prinsesse af Rumænien, Dronning af Grækenland.
Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elisabeth_of_Romania (engelsk)