Thursday, October 15, 2015

Royal Profile: Princess Alexandra of Greece

Princess Alexandra of Greece was born 15 October 1968 as the first child of Prince Michael of Greece and Marina, Consort of Prince Michael of Greece and Denmark {Source}. She has a younger sister, a brother in law and two nephews and a niece:
  1.  Princess Olga Isabelle of Savoy-Aosta, Duchess of Apulia (1971)
    1. Prince Aimone of Savoy-Aosta, Duke of Apulia (1967)
      1. Prince Umberto of Savoy-Aosta,  Prince of Piedmont (2009)
      2. Prince Amedeo Michele of Savoy-Aosta, The Duke of the Abruzzi (2011) 
      3. Princess Isabella Vita Marina of Savoy-Aosta (2012)
She married Nicolas Mirzayantz. Together, they have two sons:
  1. Tigran Mirayantz
  2. Darius Mirzayantz
In 2012, she was named  to Vanity Fair's Top 100 Best Dressed List {Source}. Despite being a Greek Princess by title, she is not in line for the Greek throne because her parents marriage was unequal. She also does not bear Her Royal Highness  or is considered a Princess of Denmark. One of her father's first cousins is Prince Philip,The Duke of Edinburgh-Prince Philip's father was Prince Michael's uncle. This would make Alexandra Prince Charles's (as well as Anne, Andrew and Edward's) second cousin via King George I of Greece. In relation to the present Greek Royal Family, Alexandra is Constantine's 2nd cousin through George I as well. Constantine is George I's great grandson through Constantine I and Alexandra is his great granddaughter through Prince Christopher. Also through this way, through Queen Sofia of Spain, she is related to the Spanish Royal Family. 

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