Saturday, May 20, 2017

Royal Profile: 50 Facts about Crown Prince Pavlos of Greece, Prince of Denmark

  1. Crown Prince Pavlos of Greece, Prince of Denmark was born in Athens on 20 May 1967 {Source}.
  2. He is the second child of King Constantine & Queen Anne-Marie of The Hellenes {Source}. 
  3. He has one older sister:
    1. Princess Alexia of Greece & Denmark(1965)
  4. He also has two younger brothers and a younger sister:
    1. Prince Nikolaos of Greece & Denmark (1969)
    2. Princess Theodora of Greece & Denmark (1983)
    3. Prince Philippos of Greece & Denmark (1986)
  5. He is brother-in-law to the following:
    1. Carlos Morales Quintana (1970, m. 1999)
    2. Princess Tatiana of Greece & Denmark (1980, m. 2010)
  6. The future pretender to the Greek throne has the following nieces:
    1. Arrietta Morales y de Grecia (2002)
    2. Ana María Morales y de Grecia (2003)
    3. Amelia Morales y de Grecia (2007)
  7. He has the following nephews:
    1. Carlos Morales y de Grecia (2005)
  8. At seven months old, he moved with his family to Rome, before settling in London in 1974{Source}.
  9. His education began in England, finished in the United States. 
  10. He attended the Hellenic College that was founded by his parents{Source}.
  11. The Crown Prince graduated the United World College in 1986.
  12. Prince Pavlos graduated the Georgetown School of Foreign Service in international relations, Law and Organisation in 1993 {Source}.
  13. He also attended Georgetown Masters School of Foreign Service with a Masters Degree in Foreign Relations and Economics - specializing in Eastern Europe and the Balkans{Source}.
  14. During his time at Georgetown University, his roomate was his cousin, King Felipe VI {Source}
  15. After finishing at UWC, he went on to serve as a Lieutenant in the British Army{Source}.
  16.  He completed his officer training at the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst and was awarded the position of Commandant' Stick Orderly{Source}.
  17.  He was then awarded a Short Service Commission in the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards, where he served for three years{Source}.
  18. Between 1995 and 1997, Crown Prince Pavlos was employed by the Charles R. Weber Company Inc. in the operation and marketing departments{Source}. 
  19. In February 1997, he co-founded Griphon Asset Management, an alternative investment fund-of-funds{Source}. 
  20. In November 1998, he co-founded Ivory Capital Group LLC, an investment firm dedicated to managing private investment partnerships, which include a fundamental value based hedge fund and a fund-of-funds{Source}.
  21. In 2002 he co-founded Ortelius Capital Partners LLC, an alternative asset management group specializing in hedge funds, while in 2003 he co-founded Brigantine, a value based equity fund{Source}.
  22. Crown Prince Pavlos married Marie-Chantal Miller, (HRH Crown Princess Marie-Chantal), in London, in 1995{Source}.
  23. They have 5 children, all of who bear the style HRH Prince/ss of Greece & Denmark {Source}.: 
    1. Princess Maria-Olympia (1996)
    2. Prince Constantine-Alexios (1998)
    3. Prince Achileas-Andreas (1999)
    4. Prince Odysseas-Kimon (2004)
    5. Prince Aristidis-Stavros (2008)
  24. Crown Prince Pavlos and his family currently reside in London{Source}.
  25. The Crown Prince of Greece is active on the internet, maintaining his own site and twitter account.
  26. You can follow HRH Crown Prince Pavlos' blog, AGORA, hosted on the online magazine Periscope Post, and on twitter (@pavlosgr1){Source}.
  27. He is the maternal nephew of:
    1. Queen Margrethe II of Denmark
    2. Princess Benedikte of Denmark, Princess of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg
  28. He is the maternal nephew through marriage to:
    1. Prince Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark
    2. Richard, 6th Prince of Sayn-Wittenstein-Berleburg
  29. His maternal cousins are:
    1. Crown Prince Fredrik of Denmark
    2. Prince Joachim of Denmark
    3. Gustav, 7th Prince of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg (1969)
    4. Alexandra, Princess of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg, Countess von Pfeil und Klein-Ellguth(1970)
    5. Nathalie, Princess of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg (1975)
  30. His maternal cousins-in-law are:
    1. Crown Princess Mary (1972, m. 2004)
    2. Alexandra, Countess of Fredriksburg (m. 1995-2005)
    3. Princess Marie (m. 2008)
    4. Miss Carina Axelsson (partners since 2008)
    5. Alexander Johannasman (m. 2010)
    6. Count Jefferson von Pfeil und Klein-Ellguth (m. 1999)
  31. His maternal 1st cousins 1x removed are:
    1. Prince Nikolai (1999)
    2. Count Friedrich Richard Oscar Jefferson von Pfeil und Klein-Ellguth (1999)
    3. Prince Felix (2002)
    4. Countess Ingrid Alexandra Irma Astrid Benedikte von Pfeil und Klein-Ellguth (2003)
    5. Prince Christian (2005)
    6. Princess Isabella(2007)
    7. Prince Henrik (2009)
    8. Master Konstantin Gustav Heinrich Richard Johannsmann (2010)
    9. Prince Vincent (2011)
    10. Princess Josephine (2011)
    11. Princess Athena (2012)
    12. Miss Louisa Johannsmann (2015)
  32. His paternal aunts are:
    1. Queen Sofia of Spain 
    2. Princess Irene of Greece & Denmark
  33. He is the paternal nephew of:
    1. King Juan Carlos I of Spain
  34. From his father's side, his cousins are:
    1. The Infanta Elena of Spain, The Duchess of Lugo (1963)
    2. The Infanta Cristina of Spain (1965)
    3. King Felipe VI of Spain (1968)
  35. From his father's side, his cousins-in-law are:
    1. Queen Letizia of Spain (m. 2004, 1972)
    2. Don Iñaki Urdangarín (1968, m. 1997)
    3. Jaime de Marichalar y Saenz de Tejada (m. 1995-2010, div)
  36. From his father's side, he is a 1st cousin 1x removed from:
    1. Don Juan Valentín de Todos los Santos Urdangarín y de Borbón (1999)
    2. Don Pablo Nicolás Sebastián de Todos los Santos Urdangarín y de Borbón (2000)
    3. Don Miguel de Todos los Santos Urdangarín y de Borbón (2002)
    4. Doña Irene de Todos los Santos Urdangarín y de Borbón (2005)
    5. Leonor, Princess of Austrias (2005)
    6. The Infanta Sofia of Spain (2007)
  37. Through both his parents he is related to Queen Victoria and King Christian IX of Denmark.
  38. Through his father, he is a greatx3 grandson of King Christian of IX.
  39. Through his father, he is related to Queen Victoria 2x: 
    1. First through his grandfather he is her 3x great grandson
    2. Second, through his grandmother, he is her 4x great grandson.
  40. Through his mother, he is King Christian IX's greatx3 grandson.
  41. Through his mother, he is Queen Victoria's greatx4 grandson.
  42. Crown Prince Pavlos's maternal grandparents were:
    1.  Princess Ingrid of Sweden (later Queen Ingrid of Denmark)
    2. King Frederick IX of Denmark.
  43. His paternal grandparents were: 
    1. King Paul of The Hellenes
    2. Princess Frederica of Hanover
  44. He has Danish, Greek, German, Swedish, Russian, Dutch and British ancestry.
  45. He is named for his maternal grandfather, with Greek spelling.
  46. One of his godparents is{Source}:
    1. The Prince Charles of Wales
  47. He is a godfather to:
    1. Prince Christian of Denmark (2005)
    2. Prince Sverre Magnus of Norway (2005)
  48. Apparently, all of his sons have played cricket during their preparatory school years at Wetherby Prep School, but Crown Prince Pavlos still doesn't understand the game {Source}
  49. He is related to the following monarchs:
    1. Queen Elizabeth II: Third cousins 1x removed through Queen Victoria's daughter Victoria, Princess Royal. They are also related through Christian IX- they are 2nd cousins 1x removed through him.
    2. Queen Margrethe II: maternal aunt
    3. King Felipe VI: paternal cousin
  50. He is related to the following consorts:
    1. Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh: 2nd cousins through Christian IX and 3rd cousins 1x removed through Queen Victoria. He recently referred to him as "Uncle Philip" on Instagram

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