Pavlos, Crown Prince of Greece


Pavlos, Crown Prince of Greece (Greek: Παύλος, romanized: Pav́los) is the current Head of the Royal House of Greece as the second son of Constantine II, the last King of the Hellenes from 1964 to 1973, and Anne-Marie of Denmark. He became the head of the Greek royal family following the death of his father on 10 January 2023. He was heir apparent to the throne of Greece and was its crown prince from birth, remaining so during his father's reign until the monarchy's abolition. As a male-line descendant of Christian IX of Denmark and grandson of Frederick IX of Denmark, he is a Danish prince, although not in succession to its throne. Margrethe II of Denmark and Queen Sofía of Spain are his aunts, and Felipe VI of Spain is his first cousin.

Pavlos
Crown Prince of Greece
Pavlos at his father's funeral in 2023
Head of the Royal House of Greece
Tenure 10 January 2023 – present
Predecessor Constantine II
Heir apparent Constantine Alexios
Born (1967-05-20) 20 May 1967 (age 57)
Tatoi Palace, Athens, Kingdom of Greece
Spouse Marie-Chantal Miller (m. 1995)
Issue
House Glücksburg
Religion Greek Orthodox

Marriage and issue edit

Crown Prince Pavlos was married to Marie-Chantal Miller on 1 July 1995 in London. The couple have five children.

  1. Princess Maria Olympia of Greece and Denmark (born 25 July 1996)
  2. Prince Constantine Alexios of Greece and Denmark (born 29 October 1998)
  3. Prince Achileas-Andreas of Greece and Denmark (born 12 August 2000)
  4. Prince Odysseas-Kimon of Greece and Denmark (born 17 September 2004)
  5. Prince Aristides-Stavros of Greece and Denmark (born 29 June 2008)

Pavlos, Crown Prince of Greece, Prince of Denmark (RE); (born 20 May 1967), is the current head of the former Greek royal family. He is the second child and eldest son of the last King of Greece, Constantine II, and Queen Anne-Marie. His father served as king from 1964 until 1973, when the Greek monarchy was abolished. Pavlos was crown prince and heir apparent to the throne from birth until the monarchy's abolition. He became head of the former Greek royal family following his father's death on 10 January 2023. As a male-line descendant of Christian IX of Denmark he is a Danish prince, although not in succession to its throne. Queens Margrethe II of Denmark and Sofia of Spain are his aunts, and Kings Felipe VI of Spain and Frederik X of Denmark his first cousins

==Titles and Styles==Honors

His Royal Highness The Crown Prince of Greece, Duke of Sparta

In Denmark: His Highness Prince Pavlos of Denmark

Honors

Greek Royal Family

-Grand Cross of the Royal Order of the Redeemer (by birth)

-Grand Cross with Collar of the Order of Saints George and Constantine

-Grand Cross of the Order of George I

-Grand Cross of Order of the Phoenix

Foreign Honors

-Knight of the Order of the Elephant (14 January 1997)

-Recipient of the Commemorative Medal of the Silver Jubilee of Queen Margrethe II (14 January 1997)

References edit

Pavlos, Crown Prince of Greece
Born: 20 May 1967
Greek royalty
Preceded by Crown Prince of Greece
20 May 1967 – 1 June 1973
Succeeded by
— TITULAR —
Crown Prince of Greece
1 June 1973 – 10 January 2023
Reason for succession failure:
Abolition of the monarchy in 1973/74
Preceded by — TITULAR —
King of the Hellenes
10 January 2023 – present
Reason for succession failure:
Abolition of the monarchy in 1973/74
Incumbent
Heir:
Prince Constantine Alexios