Kingdom of Hellas
  • J. Scott Keltie
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Georgios I., born December 24, 1845, N.S., the second son (Wilhelm) of Christian, late King of Denmark; elected King of the Hellenes by the National Assembly at Athens, March 18 (30), 1863; accepted the crown, through his father acting as his guardian, June 4, 1863; declared of age by decree of the National Assembly, June 27, 1863; landed in Greece, November 2, 1863; married, October 27, 1867, to Queen Olga, born August 22 (September 3), 1851, the eldest daughter of Grand-duke Constantine of Russia, brother of the late Emperor Alexander II.


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Statistical and other Books of Reference concerning Greece

1. Official Publications

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