Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Royal Profile:30 Facts about Prince Philippos of Greece & Denmark

  1. Prince Philippos of Greece & Denmark was born 26 April 1986 as the third son and youngest child of King Constantine and Queen Anne-Marie of Greece {Source}. 
  2. He has two older brothers and two older sisters, a brother-in-law and two sisters-in-law, as well as many nieces and nephews{Source}:
    1. Princess Alexia (1965)
    2. Crown Prince Pavlos (1967)
    3. Prince Nikolas (1969)
    4. Princess Theodora (1983)
  3. He has the following siblings-in-law:
    1. Crown Princess Marie-Chantal (1968)
    2. Mr. Carlos Morales Quintana(1970)
    3. Princess Tatiana
  4. He has the following nieces:
    1. Princess Maria-Olympia of Greece and Denmark (1996)
    2. Miss Arrietta Morales y de Grecia (2002)
    3. Miss Ana María Morales y de Grecia (2003)
    4. Miss Amelia Morales y de Grecia (2007)
  5. He has the following nephews:
    1. Prince Constantine-Alexios of Greece and Denmark (1998)
    2. Prince Achileas-Andreas of Greece and Denmark (2000)
    3. Prince Odysseus-Kimon of Greece and Denmark (2004)
    4. Master Carlos Morales y de Grecia (2005)
    5. Prince Aristidis-Stavros of Greece and Denmark (2008)
  6. He was born while the family was in exile in London, England.
  7. His godparents were{Source}:
    1. Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh (his 1st cousin 1x removed)
    2. Diana, Princess of Wales (his 2nd cousin in law) 
  8. He spent the majority of his education at the Hellenic College of London (1992-2002, GCSE){Source}. 
  9. He also attended United World College in New Mexico, USA  {Source}.
  10. He also attended Georgetown University, where he studied foreign relations {Source}.
  11. He is a member of the board of directors of the Anna Maria Foundation, along side his mother (president) and siblings{Source}
  12. He is an avid sportsman, especially when it comes to roller blading, swimming, and Football (he supports UK's Arsenal and the Greek Club Panathinaikos) {Source}. 
  13. He also enjoys computers, history, and music.
  14. He is presently 8th in line for the deposed Greek throne, after his two elder brothers, three nephews, and a niece.
  15. He is the maternal nephew of:
    1. Queen Margrethe II (1940)
      1. Prince Henrik of Denmark (1934)
    2. Princess Benedikte of Denmark, Princess of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg (1944)
      1. Richard, 6th Prince of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg (1934)
  16. His paternal aunts and uncles are:
    1. Queen Sofia of Spain (1938)
      1. King Juan Carlos I of Spain (1938)
    2. Princess Irene of Greece & Denmark (1944)
  17. His maternal cousins are:
    1. Crown Prince Frederik André Henrik Christian of Denmark (1968)
    2. Gustav Frederik Philip Richard, Hereditary Prince of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg (1969)
    3. Prince Joachim of Denmark (1969)
    4. Princess Alexandra of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg,Countess von Pfeil und Klein-Ellguth (1970)
    5. Princess Nathalie of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg (1975)
  18. His maternal cousins-in-law are:
    1. Alexandra, Countess of Frederiksborg (1964, m. 1995-2005)
    2. Count Jefferson von Pfeil und Klein-Ellguth (1967, m 1998)
    3. Crown Princess Mary of Denmark  (1972, m. 2004)
    4. Mr. Alexander Johannsmann (1977, m 2011)
    5. Princess Marie of Denmark (1972, m. 2008)
  19. His maternal first cousins 1x removed are:
    1. Prince Nikolai William Alexander Frederik of Denmark (1999)
    2. Count Friedrich Richard Oscar Jefferson von Pfeil und Klein-Ellguth (1999)
    3. Prince Felix Henrik Valdemar Christian of Denmark (2002)
    4. Countess Ingrid Alexandra Irma Astrid Benedikte von Pfeil und Klein-Ellguth (2003)
    5. Master Konstantin Gustav Heinrich Richard Johannsmann (2010)
    6. Prince Christian Valdemar Henri John of Denmark (2005)
    7. Princess Isabella Henrietta Ingrid Margrethe of Denmark (2007)
    8. Prince Henrik Carl Joachim Alain of Denmark (2009)
    9. Prince Vincent Frederik Minik Alexander of Denmark (2011)
    10. Princess Josephine Sophia Ivalo Mathilda of Denmark (2011)
    11. Princess Athena Marguerite Françoise Marie of Denmark (2012)
    12. Miss Louisa Johannsmann (2015)
  20. His paternal cousins are:
    1. Infanta Elena of Spain, The Duchess of Lugo (1963)
    2. Infanta Cristina of Spain (1965)
    3. King Felipe VI of Spain (1968)
  21. His paternal cousins-in-law are:
    1. Queen Letizia of Spain (1972)
    2. Don Iñaki Urdangarín y Liebaert (1968)
  22. His paternal cousins 1x removed are:
    1. Don Felipe Juan Froilán de Todos los Santos de Marichalar y Borbón (1998)
    2. Don Juan Urdangarín y de Borbón,(1999)
    3. Don Pablo Urdangarín y de Borbón (2000)
    4. Doña Victoria Federica de Todos los Santos de Marichalar y de Borbón (2000)
    5. Don Miguel Urdangarín y de Borbón (2002)
    6. Doña Irene Urdangarín y de Borbón, (2005)
    7. Leonor, Princess of Asturias (2005)
    8. The Infanta Sofia of Spain (2007)
  23. He speaks English and Greek {Source}.
  24. In 2014, he was #7 in the business insider's list of Most Eligible Royals {Source}.
  25. Through his mother he is the greatx3 grandson of Queen Victoria.
  26. Through his father, he is a greatx3 grandson of Queen Victoria.
  27. He is the paternal grandson of :
    1.  Paul, King of the Hellenes (1901-1964)
    2. Queen Frederica of the Hellenes (1917-1981)
  28. He is the maternal grandson of:
    1. Queen Ingrid of Sweden (1910-2000)
    2. King Frederick IX of Denmark (1899-1972)
  29. Through his father, he is related to the following monarchs:
    1. Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh: 1st cousin 2x removed
    2. Queen Sofia: paternal aunt
  30. Through his mother, he is related to the following monarchs:
    1. King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden: 1st cousin 1x removed through Princess Margaret of Connaught
    2. Queen Elizabeth II of United Kingdom: 3rd cousin 1x removed through King Christian IX of Denmark

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