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Constantine II of Greece

1940 - 2023

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Constantine II (Greek: Κωνσταντίνος Βʹ, romanized: Konstantínos II, pronounced [ˌkonstaˈdinos ðefˈteros]; 2 June 1940 – 10 January 2023) was the last king of Greece, reigning from 6 March 1964 until the abolition of the Greek monarchy on 1 June 1973. Constantine was born in Athens as the only son of Crown Prince Paul and Crown Princess Frederica of Greece. Being of Danish descent, he was also born as a prince of Denmark. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Constantine II of Greece has received more than 4,144,040 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 57 in 2019). Constantine II of Greece is the 513th most popular politician (down from 475th in 2019), the 59th most popular biography from Greece (down from 48th in 2019) and the 17th most popular Greek Politician.

Constantine II of Greece is most famous for being the last King of Greece, serving from 1964 until 1973. He is known for his controversial role in the political events of the time, particularly the military coup in 1967 which led to his eventual exile.

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Among politicians, Constantine II of Greece ranks 513 out of 15,577Before him are Anna of Russia, Moctezuma II, Syngman Rhee, Didius Julianus, Ludwig II of Bavaria, and Aurelian. After him are Fulgencio Batista, Zhou Enlai, Hans-Adam II, Prince of Liechtenstein, Dmitry Medvedev, Giuseppe Mazzini, and François Hollande.

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Among people born in 1940, Constantine II of Greece ranks 8Before him are Bruce Lee, Al Pacino, John Lennon, Margrethe II of Denmark, Nursultan Nazarbayev, and Chuck Norris. After him are Saparmurat Niyazov, Ringo Starr, Michael Gambon, Bartholomew I of Constantinople, Burhanuddin Rabbani, and Frank Zappa. Among people deceased in 2023, Constantine II of Greece ranks 1After him are Jeff Beck, Just Fontaine, Carlos Saura, Raquel Welch, K. Alex Müller, Paul Berg, Hans Modrow, Burt Bacharach, Jean-Pierre Jabouille, Gianluca Vialli, and Lisa Marie Presley.

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Among people born in Greece, Constantine II of Greece ranks 59 out of 936Before him are Menander (-342), Pope Sixtus II (215), Xanthippe (-500), Polykleitos (-450), Lycurgus of Sparta (-800), and Miltiades (-540). After him are Pyrrho (-365), Queen Sofía of Spain (1938), Antisthenes (-445), Epaminondas (-418), Peleus (null), and Vangelis (1943).


Among politicians born in Greece, Constantine II of Greece ranks 17Before him are Muhammad Ali of Egypt (1769), Alcibiades (-450), Peisistratos (-600), Handan Sultan (1574), Xanthippe (-500), and Lycurgus of Sparta (-800). After him are Epaminondas (-418), Peleus (null), Ptolemy II Philadelphus (-308), Irene of Athens (752), Constantine I of Greece (1868), and Ptolemy III Euergetes (-284).