Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Royal Profile: Prince Philippos of Greece & Denmark

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}.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)
    1. Mr. Carlos Morales Quintana(1970)
      1. Miss Arrietta Morales y de Grecia (2002)
      2. Miss Ana María Morales y de Grecia (2003)
      3. Miss Amelia Morales y de Grecia (2007)
      4. Master Carlos Morales y de Grecia (2005)
  2. Crown Prince Pavlos (1967)
    1. Crown Princess Marie-Chantal (1968)
      1. Princess Maria-Olympia of Greece and Denmark (1996)
      2. Prince Constantine-Alexios of Greece and Denmark (1998)
      3. Prince Achileas-Andreas of Greece and Denmark (2000)
      4. Prince Odysseus-Kimon of Greece and Denmark (2004)
      5. Prince Aristidis-Stavros of Greece and Denmark (2008)
  3. Prince Nikolas (1969)
    1. Princess Tatiana
  4. Princess Theodora (1983)
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) 
He was educated in England, and the United States. He spent the majority of his education at the Hellenic College of London (1992-2002, GCSE){Source}. He also attended United World College in New Mexico, USA {Source}.He also attended Georgetown University, where he studied foreign relations {Source}.

He is active in several charities. He is a member of the board of directors of the Anna Maria Foundation, along side his mother (president) and siblings{Source}
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}. He also enjoys computers, history, and music.
He is presently 8th in line for the deposed Greek throne, after his two elder brothers, three nephews, and a niece. He speaks English and Greek {Source}.In 2014, he was #7 in the business insider's list of Most Eligible Royals {Source}.
He is related to several European royla families, both reigning and non reigning. Through his mother he is the greatx3 grandson of Queen Victoria. Through his father, he is a greatx3 grandson of Queen Victoria.Through his father, he is related to the following monarchs:
  • Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh: 1st cousin 2x removed
  • Queen Sofia: paternal aunt
Through his mother, he is related to the following monarchs:
  • King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden: 1st cousin 1x removed through Princess Margaret of Connaught
  • Queen Elizabeth II of United Kingdom: 3rd cousin 1x removed through King Christian IX of Denmark
  • Queen Margrethe II of Denmark: maternal aunt

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