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Princess Olga of Greece and Denmark (Greece and Denmark, Glücksburg)

Birthplace: Tatoi Palace, Greece
Death: October 16, 1997 (94)
Paris, France
Place of Burial: Topola, Sumadija, Serbia
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Nicholaos of Greece and Denmark, prince and Grand Duchess Elena Vladimirovna of Russia
Wife of Prince Paul of Yugoslavia
Ex-partner of Frederik IX, King of Denmark
Mother of Prince Alexander of Yugoslavia; Prince Nikola Karageorgievich / Karađorđević and Private
Sister of Prinzessin Elisabeth, Gräfin zu Toerring-Jettenbach and Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark

Occupation: Princess Olga of Yugoslavia
Managed by: Shirley Marie Caulk
Last Updated:

About Princess Olga of Greece and Denmark

Olga of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, Princess of Grækenland og Denmark. By marriage Princess of Yugoslavia


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Princess Olga of Greece and Denmark was the granddaughter of King George I of Greece and wife of Prince Paul, Prince Regent of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia.

Princess Olga was born in Athens, Greece, on 11 June 1903. Her father was Prince Nicholas of Greece and Denmark, the third son of George I of Greece. Her mother was Grand Duchess Elena Vladimirovna of Russia, a granddaughter of Tsar Alexander II of Russia.

The family was not wealthy and forced into exile when she was 11, following the overthrow of the Greek monarchy. The family later moved to Paris, whereas Olga stayed throughout Europe with her extended family.

Brought up without wealth, Princess Olga was engaged to Prince Frederick of Denmark in 1922. In the end she married HRH Prince Paul of Yugoslavia in Belgrade on 22 October 1923. Prince Paul was the regent after the assassination of King Alexander I of Yugoslavia.

Prince Paul and Princess Olga had issue: Prince Alexander of Yugoslavia (13 August 1924-12 May 2016) married Princess Maria Pia of Savoy on 12 February 1955 in Estoril Portugal. They have issue. After their divorce in 1967 he married Princess Barbara of Liechtenstein on 2 November 1973. They have issue. Prince Nikola of Yugoslavia (29 June 1928–12 April 1954) Princess Elizabeth of Yugoslavia (7 April 1936) married

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Princess Olga of Greece and Denmark's Timeline

June 11, 1903
Tatoi Palace, Greece
June 11, 1903
- October 19, 1923
Athens, Attica, Attica, Greece
October 22, 1923
- January 16, 1929
Age 20
Belgrade, City of Belgrade, Serbia
August 13, 1924
White Lodge, Richmond Park, Surrey, England
June 29, 1928
London, Middlesex, England
October 16, 1997
Age 94
Paris, France
October 6, 2012
Age 94
St George's Church, Topola, Sumadija, Serbia