George I o Greece

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George I
King George of Hellenes.jpg
George I in the uniform o an Admiral o the Ryal Hellenic Navy
Keeng o the Hellenes
Ring30 Mairch 1863 – 18 Mairch 1913[1]
PredecessorOtto
SuccessorConstantine I
Prime MeenistersSee leet
Born24 December 1845(1845-12-24)
Copenhagen, Denmark
Dee'd18 Mairch 1913(1913-03-18) (aged 67)
Thessaloniki[2]
BuirialRyal Cemetery, Tatoi Palace, Greece
SpouseOlga Constantinovna o Roushie
IssueConstantine I o Greece
Prince George
Princess Alexandra
Prince Nicholas
Princess Maria
Princess Olga
Prince Andrew
Prince Christopher
HooseHoose o Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg
FaitherChristian IX o Denmark
MitherLouise o Hesse
ReleegionLutheranism
SeegnaturGeorge I's signature

George I (Greek: Γεώργιος Αʹ, Βασιλεύς των Ελλήνων, Geórgios Αʹ, Vasiléfs ton Ellínon; born Prince Vilhelm [William] o Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg; 24 December 1845 – 18 Mairch 1913[1]) wis Keeng o Greece frae 1863 till his daith in 1913.


Issue[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Constantine I o Greece 2 August 1868 – 11 Januar 1923) mairit Princess Sophia o Proushie an haed issue.
  2. Prince George o Greece an Denmark 4 Juin 1869 – 25 November 1957) mairit Marie Bonaparte an haed childer.
  3. Princess Alexandra o Greece an Denmark (30 August 1870 – 24 September 1891) mairit Grand Duke Paul Alexandrovich o Roushie an haed issue.
  4. Prince Nicholas o Greece an Denmark 22 Januar 1872 – 8 Februar 1938) mairit Grand Guchess Elena Vladimirovna o Roushie an haed issue.
  5. Princess Maria o Greece an Denmark mairit Grand Duke George Mikhailovich o Roushie an haed issue.
  6. Princess Olga o Greece an Denmark (7 Aprile 1880 – 2 November 1880) died young.
  7. Prince Andrew o Greece an Denmark (2 Februar 1882 – 3 December 1944) mairit Princess Alice o Battenberg an haed issue, including Prince Philip, Duke o Edinburgh.
  8. Prince Christopher o Greece an Denmark (10 August 1888 – 21 Januar 1940) mairit Princess Françoise o Orléans an haed issue.

Teetles an styles[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 24 December 1845 – 31 Julie 1853: His Highness Prince William o Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg.
  • 31 Julie 1853 – 21 December 1858: His Highness Prince William o Denmark.
  • 21 December 1858 – 30 Mairch 1863: His Ryal Highness Prince William o Denmark.
  • 30 Mairch 1863 – 18 Mairch 1913: His Majesty The Keeng o the Hellenes.


References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Throuoot George's lifetime, Greece uised the Auld Style Julian calendar. Unless itherwise indicatit, aw dates in this airticle are in the New Style Gregorian calendar.
  2. At the time of the Keeng's assassination, Thessaloniki wis in occupied Ottoman territory. The ceety wis recognised as pairt o the Kinrick o Greece bi the Treaty o Bucharest (1913) five months efterwards.