Who is the current king of Greece and Denmark?

Is there a Greek royal family now?

Members. The descendants of Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark (grandson of King George I) (1921–2021), who married Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom.

Who is the current Prince of Denmark and Greece?

Prince Constantine Alexios of Greece and Denmark

Prince Constantine Alexios
Born 29 October 1998 Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York City, U.S.
House Glücksburg
Father Pavlos, Crown Prince of Greece
Mother Marie-Chantal Miller

Do Greece and Denmark have the same royal family?

The royal family of Greece are George’s descendants and therefore related to the royal family of Denmark. The incumbent Queen Margrethe II of Denmark is the third cousin of Constantine II (r. 1964–1973), the last king of Greece. That’s how the two royal families are related.

Why are Greece and Denmark connected?

First contact between Danes and Greeks dates back from the 4th century BC, when Greek merchant Pytheas went to Denmark. In 1863, the second King of Greece, George I, was of Danish descent, and his successors, the House of Glücksburg, reigned over the country until 1973/1974.

Who is the king of Denmark?

The Danish monarchy is a popular institution in Denmark and is one of the oldest in the world. The current monarch, Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II, can trace her lineage back to the first Viking kings of Denmark over 1000 years ago!

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Who is the current king of Greece?

Constantine II of Greece

Constantine II
Born 2 June 1940 Psychiko, Athens, Greece
Spouse Anne-Marie of Denmark ​ ​ ( m. 1964)​
Issue Princess Alexia Pavlos, Crown Prince of Greece Prince Nikolaos Princess Theodora Prince Philippos
House Glücksburg

Who is the Queen of Denmark?

Queen Margrethe II (born 1940), has been Denmark’s reigning monarch since 1972. Her son Crown Prince Frederik (born 1968) will be the next one to succeed to the throne, part of a line that reaches all the way back to Gorm the Old (believed to be born around year 900) and Harald Bluetooth (born around 940).